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