Health Indicators (Key)

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General Health Status Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Physical Health 20.9
favorable
23.9
unfavorable
15.3
favorable
24.9
% Activity Limitations 27.4
similar
26.2
unfavorable
21.5
unfavorable
23.3
 
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Access to Health Services Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 16.6
favorable
20.9
similar
15.1
unfavorable
0.0
favorable
22.0
% [Insured] Went Without Coverage in Past Year 10.4
similar
8.1
unfavorable
7.0
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 43.4
similar
39.9
similar
43.6
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 15.2
similar
15.4
similar
14.9
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 15.7
similar
15.8
favorable
23.1
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 17.3
similar
18.2
similar
20.0
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 15.2
similar
17.0
similar
15.0
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 9.2
similar
11.0
similar
11.8
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 6.3
favorable
9.4
favorable
9.2
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 17.1
similar
15.3
favorable
25.2
% Difficulty Getting Child's Healthcare in Past Year 4.4
similar
6.0
similar
1.9
% [Age 18+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 81.0
favorable
76.3
unfavorable
95.0
similar
77.5
% [Age 18-64] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 79.9
favorable
75.6
unfavorable
89.4
similar
78.1
% [Age 65+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 84.9
similar
80.0
unfavorable
100.0
favorable
73.5
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 67.0
similar
65.0
similar
65.6
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 77.9
unfavorable
84.1
unfavorable
87.1
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 9.4
similar
8.9
similar
10.4
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 15.1
similar
16.5
favorable
19.8
 
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Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Chronic Back Conditions Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [50+] Arthritis/Rheumatism 43.8
unfavorable
37.3
similar
48.1
% [50+] Osteoporosis 10.4
similar
13.5
unfavorable
5.3
similar
13.0
% Sciatica/Chronic Back Pain 27.3
unfavorable
18.4
similar
25.1
 
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Cancer Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 217.9
unfavorable
205.7
unfavorable
174.2
unfavorable
160.6
similar
214.5
Lung Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 80.4
unfavorable
72.4
unfavorable
48.5
unfavorable
45.5
Prostate Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 26.2
unfavorable
22.5
unfavorable
22.3
unfavorable
21.2
Female Breast Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 27.4
unfavorable
22.4
unfavorable
22.3
unfavorable
20.6
Colorectal Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 21.6
unfavorable
18.8
unfavorable
16.1
unfavorable
14.5
% Skin Cancer 9.1
similar
7.3
unfavorable
6.7
similar
7.1
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 8.3
similar
7.1
unfavorable
6.1
unfavorable
5.9
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 73.3
similar
74.6
unfavorable
83.6
unfavorable
81.1
similar
70.7
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 79.3
similar
76.6
similar
83.9
unfavorable
93.0
unfavorable
84.4
% [Age 50+] Sigmoid/Colonoscopy Ever 70.0
favorable
65.9
unfavorable
75.2
similar
67.3
% [Age 50+] Blood Stool Test in Past 2 Years 24.3
favorable
13.9
unfavorable
36.9
unfavorable
30.6
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 67.3
unfavorable
75.1
similar
70.5
similar
68.2
 
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Caregiving Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Caregiver for Family or Friend in the Past Month 30.2
 
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Chronic Kidney Disease Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 28.1
unfavorable
21.7
unfavorable
15.0
unfavorable
21.6
% Kidney Disease 3.3
similar
3.0
similar
3.0
 
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Diabetes Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diabetes Mellitus (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 23.7
favorable
26.5
unfavorable
21.7
unfavorable
20.5
favorable
26.0
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 15.7
unfavorable
10.7
unfavorable
11.7
similar
13.6
% Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 5.3
similar
5.1
% [Non-Diabetes] Blood Sugar Tested in Past 3 Years 53.1
similar
49.2
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 40.9
unfavorable
30.8
unfavorable
24.3
unfavorable
29.0
 
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Family Planning Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Teenage Birth Rate (15-19)/1,000 48.4
unfavorable
45.7
unfavorable
34.5
favorable
52.9
 
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Hearing & Other Sensory or Communication Disorders Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Deafness/Trouble Hearing 14.0
unfavorable
10.3
similar
15.7
 
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Heart Disease & Stroke Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 189.3
favorable
214.8
similar
183.7
unfavorable
158.9
favorable
269.5
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 42.5
favorable
45.7
unfavorable
39.9
unfavorable
33.8
favorable
60.3
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 8.2
similar
6.1
similar
10.7
% Stroke 3.1
similar
4.2
similar
3.9
similar
3.5
% Blood Pressure Checked in Past 2 Years 94.2
favorable
91.0
favorable
92.6
similar
94.7
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 41.8
unfavorable
38.0
unfavorable
34.1
unfavorable
26.9
similar
41.0
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 90.6
similar
89.2
unfavorable
96.1
% Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years 90.3
favorable
75.7
favorable
86.6
favorable
82.1
similar
88.0
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 38.0
favorable
41.3
unfavorable
29.9
unfavorable
13.5
similar
36.9
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 86.4
similar
81.4
unfavorable
92.4
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 90.5
unfavorable
82.3
unfavorable
86.6
 
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HIV Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18-44] HIV Test in the Past Year 10.8
unfavorable
19.3
unfavorable
18.9
similar
13.5
 
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Immunization & Infectious Diseases Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 65+] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 53.4
unfavorable
61.8
similar
57.5
unfavorable
90.0
unfavorable
72.5
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 39.4
similar
45.9
unfavorable
90.0
similar
43.6
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 60.3
similar
65.6
similar
68.4
unfavorable
90.0
similar
63.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 35.2
similar
41.9
unfavorable
60.0
similar
31.7
Tuberculosis Incidence per 100,000 1.1
favorable
1.8
favorable
3.6
unfavorable
1.0
favorable
3.7
% Have Completed Hepatitis B Vaccination Series 34.9
unfavorable
44.7
similar
37.4
 
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Injury & Violence Prevention Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 63.5
unfavorable
55.4
unfavorable
38.1
unfavorable
36.0
unfavorable
57.1
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 23.6
unfavorable
19.5
unfavorable
12.2
unfavorable
12.4
similar
24.7
% "Always" Wear Seat Belt 72.7
unfavorable
91.0
unfavorable
84.8
unfavorable
92.0
unfavorable
76.6
% Child [Age 0-17] "Always" Uses Seat Belt/Car Seat 91.7
similar
92.2
similar
92.6
% [12/Under] Children’s Use of Car Seats/Booster Seats 57.7
% Child [Age 5-17] "Always" Wears Bicycle Helmet 28.3
unfavorable
48.7
similar
20.7
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 12.2
favorable
13.0
unfavorable
10.2
unfavorable
9.2
favorable
14.0
% Firearm in Home 67.1
unfavorable
34.7
unfavorable
61.1
% [Homes With Children] Firearm in Home 71.2
unfavorable
37.4
unfavorable
61.7
% [Homes With Firearms] Weapon(s) Unlocked & Loaded 25.7
unfavorable
16.8
similar
21.9
Homicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 3.9
favorable
5.1
favorable
6.0
favorable
5.5
Violent Crime per 100,000 139.7
favorable
270.2
favorable
431.4
unfavorable
123.2
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 1.2
favorable
2.8
favorable
3.2
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 10.4
favorable
15.0
favorable
13.7
 
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Maternal, Infant & Child Health Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Less Than Adequate Prenatal Care (Percent) 32.1
favorable
35.3
similar
31.9
Low Birthweight Births (Percent) 8.5
favorable
11.2
similar
8.2
unfavorable
7.8
favorable
9.0
Infant Death Rate 6.7
similar
7.0
similar
6.4
unfavorable
6.0
unfavorable
5.7
 
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Mental Health & Mental Disorders Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 15.9
unfavorable
11.9
similar
15.6
% Diagnosed Depression 22.8
similar
20.4
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 28.5
similar
30.4
favorable
34.7
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 15.1
unfavorable
13.8
unfavorable
11.7
unfavorable
10.2
unfavorable
11.7
% [Those With Diagnosed Depression] Seeking Help 72.0
similar
76.6
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 10.8
similar
11.9
similar
12.2
 
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Nutrition & Weight Status Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 33.2
unfavorable
39.5
unfavorable
48.5
% "Very/Somewhat" Difficult to Buy Fresh Produce 23.6
similar
24.4
% Medical Advice on Nutrition in Past Year 37.6
similar
39.2
similar
39.4
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 26.1
unfavorable
31.1
unfavorable
34.4
unfavorable
33.9
unfavorable
32.3
% Overweight (BMI 25+) 72.5
unfavorable
66.9
unfavorable
63.1
unfavorable
66.5
% Obese (BMI 30+) 34.9
unfavorable
31.3
unfavorable
29.0
unfavorable
30.5
similar
30.8
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year 21.7
similar
23.7
unfavorable
26.3
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 27.0
unfavorable
31.8
unfavorable
32.7
% [Obese Adults] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 37.7
unfavorable
48.3
unfavorable
47.1
% [Overweights] Trying to Lose Weight Both Diet/Exercise 35.9
similar
39.5
similar
37.4
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight (85th Percentile) 36.4
similar
31.5
similar
36.8
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese (95th Percentile) 15.7
similar
14.8
similar
14.5
favorable
24.3
 
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Oral Health Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 55.8
unfavorable
60.3
unfavorable
65.9
favorable
49.0
similar
58.6
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 81.3
similar
81.5
favorable
49.0
similar
76.4
% Have Dental Insurance 53.9
unfavorable
65.6
similar
50.9
 
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Physical Activity Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 35.7
unfavorable
29.7
unfavorable
20.7
unfavorable
32.6
unfavorable
28.5
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 37.2
unfavorable
50.3
unfavorable
43.8
% Moderate Physical Activity 23.8
unfavorable
30.6
unfavorable
28.3
% Vigorous Physical Activity 27.9
unfavorable
38.0
unfavorable
32.2
% Medical Advice on Physical Activity in Past Year 43.3
similar
44.0
similar
41.0
% Child [Age 2-17] Physically Active 1+ Hours per Day 56.3
similar
48.6
 
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Respiratory Diseases Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 69.1
unfavorable
62.7
unfavorable
43.2
unfavorable
55.6
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 21.4
similar
21.5
unfavorable
16.5
favorable
38.1
% COPD (Lung Disease) 14.4
unfavorable
11.2
unfavorable
8.6
similar
13.0
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 10.8
similar
11.1
similar
9.4
unfavorable
7.8
% [Child 0-17] Currently Has Asthma 10.3
similar
7.1
similar
9.1
 
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Gonorrhea Incidence per 100,000 38.0
favorable
100.5
favorable
104.2
unfavorable
24.9
% [Unmarried 18-64] 3+ Sexual Partners in Past Year 9.4
similar
11.7
similar
11.3
% [Unmarried 18-64] Using Condoms 32.3
similar
33.6
similar
33.2
 
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Substance Abuse Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 10.7
unfavorable
8.4
unfavorable
9.2
unfavorable
8.2
unfavorable
5.5
% Current Drinker 35.0
favorable
40.7
favorable
56.5
similar
33.9
% Chronic Drinker (Average 2+ Drinks/Day) 3.1
favorable
5.3
favorable
5.2
similar
4.0
% Binge Drinker (Single Occasion - 5+ Drinks Men, 4+ Women) 8.6
favorable
14.9
favorable
19.5
favorable
24.4
similar
9.8
% Drinking & Driving in Past Month 0.4
favorable
5.0
similar
0.5
Drug-Induced Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 18.1
similar
19.0
unfavorable
12.6
unfavorable
11.3
unfavorable
10.0
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 0.9
favorable
4.0
favorable
7.1
favorable
2.4
% Ever Sought Help for Alcohol or Drug Problem 3.0
unfavorable
4.9
similar
3.2
 
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Tobacco Use Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Current Smoker 23.5
favorable
28.3
unfavorable
14.9
unfavorable
12.0
similar
21.3
% Someone Smokes at Home 19.5
unfavorable
12.7
similar
21.7
% [Non-Smokers] Someone Smokes in the Home 8.2
similar
6.3
similar
9.1
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 19.0
unfavorable
9.7
similar
17.7
% [Smokers] Received Advice to Quit Smoking 70.1
similar
67.8
similar
64.6
% [Smokers] Have Quit Smoking 1+ Days in Past Year 47.1
similar
55.9
unfavorable
80.0
similar
48.8
% Smoke Cigars 3.4
similar
4.1
unfavorable
0.2
similar
4.2
% Use Smokeless Tobacco 7.4
unfavorable
4.0
unfavorable
0.3
similar
6.8
 
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Vision Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Blindness/Trouble Seeing 10.0
similar
8.5
similar
10.4
% Eye Exam in Past 2 Years 54.9
similar
56.8
similar
58.8
 
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