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

* 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.