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