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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths by Age Group

West Virginia, 1996

Table 47

Selected Causes of Death Total Age in Years Average
Age at
Death
Less
Than
One

1-4

5-9

10-14

15-19

20-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75-84
85
and
Over
Total Deaths, All Causes 20,314 150 34 23 30 116 100 298 548 1,206 2,127 4,785 6,077 4,820 72.7
---Deaths under 1 Year 150 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
---Deaths under 28 Days 100 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tuberculosis 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 81.0
Septicemia 239 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 5 10 17 46 84 72 76.5
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 54 0 0 0 0 0 1 22 22 8 0 1 0 0 37.1
Malignant Neoplasms 4,682 0 5 1 2 7 8 28 117 372 701 1,554 1,341 546 70.4
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 1,035 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 18 79 124 337 309 163 72.3
------Colon 440 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 28 45 136 127 94 73.7
------Pancreas 219 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 17 36 69 69 27 71.8
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 1,544 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 16 102 272 630 429 92 70.0
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 1,498 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 16 99 261 611 420 88 70.0
---of Female Breast 327 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 18 58 54 84 56 56 68.0
---of Genitourinary Organs 671 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 10 36 65 196 236 120 73.8
------Cervix Uteri 49 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 8 6 8 11 6 62.6
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 169 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 14 20 58 48 26 71.7
------Prostate 244 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 74 109 48 77.8
------Bladder 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 8 25 24 29 77.6
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 1,105 0 5 1 2 6 7 13 55 97 186 307 311 115 67.9
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 67 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 12 17 21 9 70.6
Diabetes Mellitus 675 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 13 58 88 199 202 108 72.0
Major Cardiovascular Disease 8,759 2 2 2 5 3 5 31 128 407 836 1,905 2,799 2,634 76.6
---Diseases of the Heart 7,023 1 2 2 4 3 3 24 115 360 713 1,559 2,210 2,027 76.1
------Ischemic Heart Disease 4,450 0 0 0 0 1 1 11 66 221 486 1,055 1,462 1,147 75.7
---Hypertension 114 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 19 40 43 80.1
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 1,237 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 10 35 81 252 426 427 78.6
---Atherosclerosis 169 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 4 20 48 90 82.9
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 216 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 5 29 55 75 47 74.9
Pneumonia and Influenza 625 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 5 10 29 88 214 273 81.2
---Pneumonia 613 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 5 10 29 83 213 267 81.2
---Influenza 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 6 80.5
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 1,117 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 30 107 348 439 185 75.2
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 203 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 10 20 71 74 25 73.2
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 188 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 8 34 77 65 79.8
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 99 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 26 44 25 78.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 193 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 18 47 42 58 21 6 61.2
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 227 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 15 43 77 81 78.8
Congenital Anomalies 88 42 5 2 3 5 1 4 2 3 4 8 8 1 23.2
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 128 27 0 1 0 1 1 11 7 7 5 11 26 31 54.8
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 700 3 15 10 14 63 42 97 69 87 52 72 99 77 50.2
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 324 1 5 7 10 48 30 61 38 42 21 28 25 8 40.1
---Falls 124 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 3 7 16 44 45 77.2
---Fires and Flames 35 0 3 0 0 1 0 6 7 4 0 6 6 2 49.9
---Drownings 32 0 5 0 2 5 3 7 2 3 2 1 0 2 30.7
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 185 2 2 3 2 9 9 19 17 35 22 21 24 20 53.2
Suicide 279 0 0 0 1 16 24 42 52 39 43 36 23 3 46.9
Homicide 84 2 3 1 0 6 9 21 19 17 2 1 2 1 35.4
All Other Causes (Residual) 2,203 73 2 6 3 12 8 29 77 97 166 362 643 725 73.2


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.