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