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West Virginia Aging
Health Status Report

January 2004

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Cover of WV Aging Report

"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  Publications.

Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
Room 319
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-3715

FAX 304-558-1553

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.
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