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

* An asterick (*) indicates a statistically significant difference from the U.S. rate.

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.