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Map of Repellent Use

From April 28, 2005 telebriefing, "CDC Adopts New Repellent Guidelines for Upcoming Mosquito Season."

Oct 2004: Always/usually use repellent - map showing percentage of usage by region
Click on the map for a larger image

Survey question:
Do you use mosquito repellent when the weather is warm in your area?

Survey answers by region:
Percentages reflect those answering always/usually, by region.

  • West South Central: 55%
    (includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas)
  • New England: 51%
    (includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)
  • West North Central: 48%
    (includes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota)
  • South Atlantic: 47%
    (includes Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia)
  • East South Central: 46%
    (includes Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee)
  • East North Central: 40%
    (includes Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin)
  • Middle Atlantic: 35%
    (includes New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)
  • Mountain: 33%
    (includes Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming)
  • Pacific: 23%
    (includes California, Oregon, and Washington)

Porter Novelli Healthstyles survey, October/November 2004; n=4211, p=.000.

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