Unemployment Rate

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Unemployment data come from two different sources: the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS). Employment and unemployment estimates from the ACS and LAUS can differ because the surveys use different questions, samples, and collection methods. To learn more about each source, visit the Unemployment section of our Metadata page. Metadata [i] Oregon Employment Department [ii] …

Tobacco Use

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Metadata [i] Washington State Department of Health, Burden of Tobacco in Washington State Fact Sheet (2010). [ii] M. Bartal, “Health Effects of Tobacco use,” Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 56, no. 6 (2001): 545-554. [iii] Washington State Department of Health, Burden of Tobacco in Washington State Fact Sheet (2010). Oregon Health Authority, Columbia County Tobacco Fact Sheet (2001).

Low Birth Weight

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Metadata [i] Michael Msall and Michelle Tremont, “Measuring Functional Outcomes after Prematurity: Developmental Impact of very Low Birth Weight and Extremely Low Birth Weight Status on Childhood Disability,” Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews 8, no. 4 (2002): 258-272. [ii] Christine Demont-Heinrich, “Risk of Very Low Birth Weight Based on Perinatal Periods of Risk,” Public Health Nursing 31, no. …