Compared to 1988 Mercer County and Estimated 1993 U.S. Prevalences
From 1993 U.S
|Smokeless Tobacco Use||8.5||9.5||2.8||239.4||*||16|
|No Health Insurance, Ages 18-64||N.A.||20.0||N.A.||16.3||22.4||22|
|Difficulty Seeing Dr. Because of Cost||N.A.||15.6||N.A.||13.2||18.2||23|
* An asterick (*) indicates a statistically significant difference from the U.S. rate.
** Number is too small for a valid comparison.
N.A. = Not Available.
Note: 1988 represents aggregated data from 1986-91;
1993 represents aggregated data from 1991-95.
Note: The U.S. percent for sedentary lifestyle is for 1992 due to lack of data for 1993.
Note: West Virginia's seatbelt use law went into effect on September 1, 1993.
Note: The range for county ranks in this column is 1 to 36.
Health Statistics Center
Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion
West Virginia Bureau for Public Health Comments
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Last updated 08/06/97.