According to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, 568 people died in Shoshone County in the years 1999-2001. The county death rate was 14 per thousand people, compared with 7 per thousand people statewide.
During the same period, 138 people died from cancer. The county death rate from cancer was 3.4 per thousand people, compared with 1.7 per thousand statewide.
A reported 7 people died in motor vehicle accidents.
The average age of people living in Shoshone County at the time of the 2000 census was 40.7, compared with 34.8 statewide and 36.2 nationwide.
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