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Pregnancy Risk Factors, Caesarean Sections, Delivery Complications,

Congenital Anomalies, and/or Abnormal Conditions of the Newborn

Percent by County of Residence

West Virginia Resident Births, 1996

Table 20

County Pregnancy Risk Factors Caesarean Section 1 or More
Complications
of Labor and/
or Delivery
1 or More
Congenital
Anomalies
1 or More
Abnormal
Conditions of
the Newborn

Alcohol
Use

Tobacco
Use
1 or More
Medical
Risk Factors

Primary

Secondary
Barbour 0.6 20.6 25.9 20.0 12.4 31.2 1.2 5.3
Berkeley 1.6 28.6 49.1 14.5 7.8 44.4 3.3 23.0
Boone 0.3 28.9 23.2 14.0 6.3 29.5 0.6 2.2
Braxton 0.0 27.6 28.3 22.0 8.7 36.2 0.8 4.7
Brooke 3.9 30.5 25.8 13.3 9.4 31.8 1.3 4.3
Cabell 1.2 22.5 23.1 12.0 8.1 36.0 1.0 3.9
Calhoun 0.0 31.0 23.8 10.7 7.1 44.0 0.0 4.8
Clay 1.6 28.9 26.6 12.5 7.0 28.9 2.3 2.3
Doddridge 1.2 33.3 25.0 16.7 7.1 23.8 0.0 2.4
Fayette 0.5 28.3 32.4 13.9 8.5 38.7 5.5 10.6
Gilmer 0.0 28.8 20.0 15.0 3.7 22.5 1.3 5.0
Grant 0.0 20.6 26.2 18.3 7.9 39.7 2.4 6.3
Greenbrier 0.8 24.5 20.2 18.5 8.6 40.9 4.6 9.9
Hampshire 0.0 29.0 25.9 11.6 11.2 28.1 1.3 5.4
Hancock 1.2 27.9 29.1 17.8 7.1 32.3 1.8 4.5
Hardy 0.0 21.3 22.0 15.6 7.1 34.8 2.1 9.2
Harrison 0.4 26.3 21.3 13.9 12.5 29.9 1.1 3.8
Jackson 0.6 22.8 31.4 11.9 9.3 26.0 1.3 2.9
Jefferson 2.6 20.7 45.4 15.3 8.6 48.8 2.6 17.1
Kanawha 1.8 22.7 27.8 14.6 8.7 28.9 0.7 2.4
Lewis 0.0 18.6 19.9 20.5 8.1 30.4 1.9 7.5
Lincoln 1.6 34.3 23.4 19.0 9.3 34.7 1.6 2.0
Logan 0.6 33.7 24.5 15.6 7.9 22.7 1.0 2.4
McDowell 2.8 45.6 38.8 15.6 9.9 29.7 1.4 3.7
Marion 1.5 20.7 28.6 11.5 5.4 38.9 3.4 6.0
Marshall 1.7 22.0 22.3 16.5 10.1 29.6 1.2 4.3
Mason 0.3 26.6 21.0 14.4 8.2 30.2 1.0 3.0
Mercer 1.2 30.8 31.4 15.6 8.6 29.1 0.7 4.4
Mineral 0.9 21.1 21.7 14.2 7.5 27.7 4.1 19.8
Mingo 0.3 36.4 20.4 22.5 14.0 31.0 1.6 3.9
Monongalia 0.7 17.4 33.0 11.3 6.4 43.0 1.7 5.7
Monroe 0.0 21.4 26.2 17.2 9.7 28.3 4.8 2.8
Morgan 1.9 30.2 38.9 13.6 6.8 46.3 2.5 14.2
Nicholas 0.7 28.9 28.9 14.6 6.8 36.1 3.2 6.4
Ohio 2.6 23.1 27.5 15.3 8.6 35.2 1.6 4.6
Pendleton 1.1 10.5 21.1 14.7 7.4 38.9 1.1 11.6
Pleasants 0.0 20.7 27.6 11.5 8.0 32.2 1.1 0.0
Pocahontas 1.0 28.6 25.7 15.2 6.7 39.0 1.0 4.8
Preston 0.3 24.4 31.3 8.0 5.5 52.3 2.0 5.2
Putnam 0.5 14.8 22.6 14.8 10.1 26.6 0.7 2.1
Raleigh 2.1 29.7 35.6 15.1 6.9 40.2 4.2 13.2
Randolph 0.3 21.0 29.9 13.0 8.6 32.7 1.5 6.8
Ritchie 0.0 22.6 34.8 16.5 4.3 30.4 0.0 5.2
Roane 0.6 25.0 22.8 11.7 8.3 28.3 1.1 3.3
Summers 3.7 34.6 27.1 13.1 8.4 40.2 3.7 14.0
Taylor 1.3 24.4 23.1 15.4 7.7 37.2 0.6 5.8
Tucker 0.0 22.6 29.0 17.7 8.1 32.3 1.6 6.5
Tyler 0.0 15.8 32.6 13.7 4.2 33.7 1.1 4.2
Upshur 1.3 25.0 22.5 14.6 11.3 26.7 1.7 12.9
Wayne 0.4 23.8 25.5 14.7 9.2 35.2 1.6 2.4
Webster 0.9 29.6 29.6 13.9 13.0 35.2 1.9 8.3
Wetzel 2.5 26.1 39.9 21.2 10.8 38.9 2.5 5.4
Wirt 0.0 28.8 22.0 3.4 6.8 25.4 0.0 0.0
Wood 1.0 20.9 26.2 12.3 10.5 27.7 1.6 3.6
Wyoming 1.0 39.1 34.6 14.5 6.2 35.3 3.1 6.9
Total 1.2 25.3 28.7 14.5 8.5 33.9 1.9 6.3


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Health Statistics Center
Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion
West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
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Last updated February 2, 1998.