West Virginia
Child Mortality, 2010
Number and Rate of Child Deaths, per 100,000 Population (2010)
Total Child Population Number of Child Deaths Child Mortality Rate
(Ages 0-19)        
439,213 288 65.6
Infant Mortality Number and Rate, per 1,000 Live Births (2010)
Number of Live Births Number of Infant Deaths Infant Mortality Rate
(Ages 0-1)        
20,221 149 7.4
Selected Causes of Death, Ages 0-19, per 100,000 Population (2010)
Cause   Number of Deaths Mortality Rate
Natural   195 44.4
  Perinatal Conditions   62 14.1
  Congenital Anomalies 30 6.8
  Neoplasms   16 3.6
  Respiratory Disease   * *
  Circulatory Disease   12 2.7
  Nervous System Disease * *
  SIDS   25 5.7
Unintentional Injury   61 13.9
  Motor Vehicle   34 7.7
  Drowning   * *
  Fire/Burn   * *
  Poisoning   10 2.3
  Suffocation/Strangulation * *
  Firearm   * *
Homicide   15 3.4
  Firearm   * *
Suicide   10 2.3
  Firearm   * *
  Suffocation/Strangulation * *
  Poisoning   * *
- Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics.
- CDC WONDER On-line Database, CDC WISQARS On-line Database. Data accessed on 12/4/2012.
- Rates based on 20 or fewer deaths may be unstable.  Use with caution.
* denotes suppressed data due to confidentiality constraints (fewer than 10 children)
Links
Kids Count Key Facts for West Virginia
March of Dimes Peristats
National Center for Health Statistics
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control