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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by City

City of Martinsburg, 1996

Table 45

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 0 0.0
Total Deaths, All Causes 208 14.8
---Deaths under 1 Year 0 0.0
---Deaths under 28 Days 0 0.0
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 3 21.3
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 0 0.0
Malignant Neoplasms 51 361.7
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 17 120.6
------Colon 5 35.5
------Pancreas 3 21.3
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 18 127.7
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 16 113.5
---of Female Breast 1 7.1
---of Genitourinary Organs 4 28.4
------Cervix Uteri 0 0.0
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 0 0.0
------Prostate 2 14.2
------Bladder 1 7.1
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 11 78.0
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 1 7.1
Diabetes Mellitus 5 35.5
Major Cardiovascular Disease 96 680.9
---Diseases of the Heart 78 553.2
------Ischemic Heart Disease 47 333.3
---Hypertension 1 7.1
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 12 85.1
---Atherosclerosis 3 21.3
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 2 14.2
Pneumonia and Influenza 10 70.9
---Pneumonia 10 70.9
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 11 78.0
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 4 28.4
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 0 0.0
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 0 0.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 0 0.0
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 2 14.2
Congenital Anomalies 1 7.1
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 0 0.0
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 7 49.6
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 1 7.1
---Falls 2 14.2
---Fires and Flames 0 0.0
---Drownings 0 0.0
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 4 28.4
Suicide 4 28.4
Homicide 0 0.0
All Other Causes (Residual) 17 120.6


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.