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