Compared to 1988 Ritchie County and Estimated 1993 U.S. Prevalences
From 1993 U.S
|Smokeless Tobacco Use||16.0||5.7||**||2.8||**||**||30|
|No Health Insurance, Ages 18-64||N.A.||32.2||N.A.||16.3||97.4||*||2|
|Difficulty Seeing Dr. Because of Cost||N.A.||19.3||N.A.||13.2||46.6||*||10|
* 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.
Note: Two or more counties were grouped together to obtain an appropriate sample size.
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.