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"This report is an attempt to clearly depict the health
status of older West Virginians. It describes the leading causes
of death and disability among the older popultion, so that priorities
might be more easily for health promotion and disease prevention.
It describes common individual risk factors that lead to premature
disability and death, and summarizes additional socio-economic factors
that play a role in securing good health." - Introduction
This report is presented in PDF format and requires Adobe
Acrobat Reader to be installed on your machine for viewing.
To view the full report, click
here (193). If you desire a hard copy of the report,
contact the Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease at
the address and phone number below.
Another related publication is:
HSC Statistical Brief #10, A
Look at West Virginia's Aging Population, 1950-2000
A look at how the percentage of West Virginia's population by age groups
has shifted since 1950.
If you want to view a listing of other reports available, go to
of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-3715
Division of Health
Promotion and Chronic Disease (HPCD)
Office of Community Health Systems and Health Promotion (OCHSHP)
Bureau for Public Health (BPH)
Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)
State of West Virginia (WV)
This page was last updated 3/2010.
If you have questions or comments about the contents of this web page, please
address them to Joyce.F.Spiroff@wv.gov