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In comparison to the U.S., West Virginia is
Better* Similar Worse*
Breast Cancer Colon Cancer Diseases of the Heart
Teen Fertility Rate Pneumonia and Influenza Cancer - All Causes
Births to Unwed Mothers Low-Birthweight Births Lung Cancer
Late (3rd Tri)/No Prenatal Care Infant Deaths Cancer - All Other Causes
Fetal Deaths Cerebrovascular Disease
Binge Drinking Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Homicide Unintentional Injuries
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Non-Motor Vehicle Accidents
All Other Causes
YPLL - All Causes
Sedentary Lifestyle
Seatbelt Nonuse
Cigarette Smoking
Smokeless Tobacco Use
No Health Insurance, Ages 18-64
Difficulty Seeing Doctor Because of Cost

* An asterick (*) indicates a statistically significant difference from the U.S. rate.

Health Statistics Center
Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion
West Virginia Bureau for Public Health Comments

See Introduction for explanation of tables.

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Last updated 08/06/97.