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

* An asterick (*) indicates a statistically significant difference from the U.S. rate.
** Number is too small for a valid comparison.

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.