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