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Newport News, VA

Countywide statistics, 1999-2001
  • Total deaths: 4,351
  • Cancer deaths: 1,039
  • Motor vehicle accident deaths: 55

According to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, 4,351 people died in Newport News City in the years 1999-2001. The county death rate was 8 per thousand people, compared with 8 per thousand people statewide.

During the same period, 1,039 people died from cancer. The county death rate from cancer was 1.9 per thousand people, compared with 1.9 per thousand statewide.

A reported 55 people died in motor vehicle accidents. The county death rate from such accidents was 0.1 per thousand people, compared with 0.1 per thousand statewide.

The average age of people living in Newport News City at the time of the 2000 census was 32.3, compared with 36.2 statewide and 36.2 nationwide.

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