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

* 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.