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Summers County

1991 - 1995

Selected Birth Statistics
Age Group 1991-95
Number of Births
Percent of Total Births**
1991-95
County
1993
U.S.
% Differnce
From U.S

SI*
County
Rank
Low Birthweight Births 57 8.7 7.4 17.4 5
Births to Unwed Mothers 204 31.1 31.0 0.5 11
Early Prenatal Care (1st Tri.) 490 77.8 79.9 -2.7 37
No Prenatal Care 27 4.3 4.8 -10.7 15
Mother Used Tobacco 220 33.9 15.8 114.5 * 7
Mother's Education <12 Years 211 32.4 23.3 39.1 * 7


* An asterick (*) indicates a statistically significant difference from the U.S. rate.
** Percent of total births excluding 'unknowns" for each specific category.
TS = 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.