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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by City

City of Clarksburg, 1996

Table 45

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 3 12.7
Total Deaths, All Causes 308 17.0
---Deaths under 1 Year 4 16.9
---Deaths under 28 Days 1 4.2
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 2 11.0
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 0 0.0
Malignant Neoplasms 74 408.8
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 21 116.0
------Colon 8 44.2
------Pancreas 4 22.1
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 25 138.1
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 25 138.1
---of Female Breast 4 22.1
---of Genitourinary Organs 13 71.8
------Cervix Uteri 3 16.6
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 1 5.5
------Prostate 6 33.1
------Bladder 2 11.0
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 11 60.8
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 3 16.6
Diabetes Mellitus 16 88.4
Major Cardiovascular Disease 128 707.2
---Diseases of the Heart 102 563.5
------Ischemic Heart Disease 51 281.8
---Hypertension 0 0.0
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 15 82.9
---Atherosclerosis 7 38.7
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 4 22.1
Pneumonia and Influenza 9 49.7
---Pneumonia 9 49.7
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 12 66.3
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 4 22.1
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 1 5.5
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 0 0.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 4 22.1
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 1 5.5
Congenital Anomalies 1 5.5
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 7 38.7
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 8 44.2
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 4 22.1
---Falls 2 11.0
---Fires and Flames 0 0.0
---Drownings 0 0.0
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 2 11.0
Suicide 4 22.1
Homicide 3 16.6
All Other Causes (Residual) 35 193.4


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.