According to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, 493 people died in Karnes County in the years 1999-2001. The county death rate was 11 per thousand people, compared with 7 per thousand people statewide.
During the same period, 97 people died from cancer. The county death rate from cancer was 2.1 per thousand people, compared with 1.6 per thousand statewide.
A reported 14 people died in motor vehicle accidents.
The average age of people living in Karnes County at the time of the 2000 census was 37.0, compared with 33.9 statewide and 36.2 nationwide.
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