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Table 5 Prevalence of Selected Behavioral Characteristics for Six County Study Area and Entire State of Michigan.

From: Arsenic in drinking water and cerebrovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and kidney disease in Michigan: a standardized mortality ratio analysis

  Six County Study Area Entire State of Michigan
Current smoking 25.1% 25.1%
Heavy drinking (60+ drinks/mo) 2.6% 3.7%
Binge drinking (5+ drinks on 1+ occasions in past month) 7.6% 11.7%
Cholesterol never checked 16.1% 19.3%
Ever told cholesterol high (among tested) 37.4% 33.0%
Ever told high blood pressure 33.6% 31.4%
Overweight (BMI >= 27.8 for men, >= 27.3 for women) 34.6% 33.4%
Never had mammogram (among women 40+) 19.0% 22.2%
  1. From Michigan Behavioral Risk Factor Survey, 1989–1993; age-adjusted.