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Jackson County

1991 - 1995

Selected Birth Statistics
Age Group 1991-95
Number of Births
Percent of Total Births**
1991-95
County
1993
U.S.
% Differnce
From U.S

SI*
County
Rank
Low Birthweight Births 108 6.9 7.4 -7.0 31
Births to Unwed Mothers 324 20.6 31.0 -33.4 * 52
Early Prenatal Care (1st Tri.) 1,193 80.0 79.9 0.1 31
No Prenatal Care 46 3.1 4.8 -35.8 * 34
Mother Used Tobacco 332 21.3 15.8 34.5 * 44
Mother's Education <12 Years 288 18.5 23.3 -20.6 * 43


* An asterick (*) indicates a statistically significant difference from the U.S. rate.
** Percent of total births excluding 'unknowns" for each specific category.
TS = 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.