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