According to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, 104 people died in Garfield County in the years 1999-2001. The county death rate was 18 per thousand people, compared with 9 per thousand people statewide.
During the same period, 16 people died from cancer.
A reported 1 people died in motor vehicle accidents.
The average age of people living in Garfield County at the time of the 2000 census was 44.7, compared with 36.5 statewide and 36.2 nationwide.
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