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

* 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.