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

* 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.