According to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, 834 people died in Chattooga County in the years 1999-2001. The county death rate was 11 per thousand people, compared with 8 per thousand people statewide.
During the same period, 185 people died from cancer. The county death rate from cancer was 2.4 per thousand people, compared with 1.7 per thousand statewide.
A reported 20 people died in motor vehicle accidents. The county death rate from such accidents was 0.3 per thousand people, compared with 0.2 per thousand statewide.
The average age of people living in Chattooga County at the time of the 2000 census was 37.8, compared with 34.5 statewide and 36.2 nationwide.
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