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Book 1. Data for Metropolitan Areas

Key to Abbreviations

Abbreviations Description
- Indicates that data are not available at this area level. For example, estimates of the percent of the population that is uninsured can be made only at the state and MSA levels with our data, so counties, cities, and county residuals are coded "-."
No Data Indicates that data were not collected or processed for this specific area.
n/a Indicates that data should be available for this specific area, but are missing.
No Hosp Indicates that there is no hospital in the county.
One Hosp Indicates that there is only one hospital in county, so there is no meaningful analysis of this measure.
Suppressed Indicates that data have been suppressed to protect the identity of a single facility or to protect personal privacy (cell size less than 5 individuals).
Low Pop Indicates that data are not presented because the small population size of the area prevents statistically meaningful analysis.

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