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