Health Indicators (Key)

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Social Determinants Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Linguistically Isolated Population (Percent) 0.6
favorable
1.2
favorable
4.6
Population in Poverty (Percent) 20.6
unfavorable
18.9
unfavorable
15.5
Population Below 200% FPL (Percent) 43.6
unfavorable
39.4
unfavorable
34.3
Children Below 200% FPL (Percent) 52.9
unfavorable
48.4
unfavorable
44.0
No High School Diploma (Age 25+, Percent) 19.2
unfavorable
15.8
unfavorable
13.4
Unemployment Rate (Age 16+, Percent) 5.6
similar
5.4
unfavorable
5.3
 
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Overall Health Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Physical Health 27.7
unfavorable
22.2
unfavorable
18.3
similar
24.9
% Activity Limitations 28.5
similar
26.5
unfavorable
20.0
unfavorable
23.3
% Caregiver to a Friend/Family Member 33.7
similar
30.2
 
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Access to Health Services Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 13.2
unfavorable
8.1
similar
10.1
unfavorable
0.0
favorable
22.0
% [Private/Medicaid <65] Have Coverage Through Kynect/ACA 22.1
favorable
14.9
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 39.9
unfavorable
35.0
similar
43.6
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 15.2
similar
14.4
similar
14.9
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 14.9
unfavorable
9.5
favorable
23.1
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 12.9
similar
12.3
similar
11.5
favorable
20.0
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 17.7
similar
15.4
similar
15.0
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 10.2
similar
8.7
similar
11.8
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 7.1
similar
5.0
similar
9.2
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 15.8
unfavorable
10.2
favorable
25.2
% Difficulty Getting Child's Healthcare in Past Year 5.8
similar
3.9
unfavorable
1.9
% Low Health Literacy 20.1
similar
23.3
Primary Care Doctors per 100,000 45.8
unfavorable
74.0
unfavorable
87.8
unfavorable
51.7
% [Age 18+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 78.7
favorable
74.0
unfavorable
95.0
similar
77.5
% [Age 18-64] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 76.7
similar
73.1
unfavorable
89.4
% [Age 65+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 87.3
favorable
76.8
unfavorable
100.0
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 68.3
unfavorable
75.2
similar
70.5
similar
65.6
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 85.6
similar
89.3
similar
87.1
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 11.4
unfavorable
8.5
similar
10.4
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 17.4
similar
14.2
similar
19.8
 
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Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Chronic Back Conditions Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [50+] Arthritis/Rheumatism 47.2
unfavorable
32.0
similar
48.1
% [50+] Osteoporosis 13.2
unfavorable
8.7
unfavorable
5.3
similar
13.0
% Sciatica/Chronic Back Pain 31.3
unfavorable
19.4
unfavorable
25.1
 
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Cancer Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 191.1
similar
198.0
unfavorable
161.0
unfavorable
161.4
favorable
220.9
Lung Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 67.9
similar
66.9
unfavorable
42.0
unfavorable
45.5
Prostate Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 16.2
favorable
19.0
favorable
19.0
favorable
21.8
Female Breast Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.2
favorable
21.0
favorable
20.6
favorable
20.7
Colorectal Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.0
unfavorable
17.1
unfavorable
14.4
unfavorable
14.5
Prostate Cancer Incidence per 100,000 121.4
similar
118.1
similar
123.4
Female Breast Cancer Incidence per 100,000 125.7
similar
122.0
similar
123.4
Lung Cancer Incidence per 100,000 92.1
similar
96.4
unfavorable
62.6
Colorectal Cancer Incidence per 100,000 55.0
unfavorable
50.8
unfavorable
40.6
% Skin Cancer 8.3
similar
7.6
similar
7.7
similar
7.1
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 7.2
similar
7.8
similar
7.7
similar
5.9
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 69.6
unfavorable
79.6
unfavorable
80.3
unfavorable
81.1
similar
70.7
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 73.5
unfavorable
81.3
unfavorable
84.8
unfavorable
93.0
unfavorable
84.4
% [Age 50+] Sigmoid/Colonoscopy Ever 75.3
favorable
69.6
similar
75.6
% [Age 50+] Blood Stool Test in Past 2 Years 22.6
favorable
14.6
unfavorable
31.8
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 70.0
similar
67.2
similar
74.5
similar
70.5
similar
68.2
 
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Chronic Kidney Disease Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 17.2
favorable
19.9
unfavorable
13.3
favorable
27.4
% Kidney Disease 5.3
unfavorable
3.0
similar
3.6
unfavorable
3.3
 
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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) 50.4
unfavorable
32.8
unfavorable
26.1
unfavorable
30.0
% [Age 45+] Increasing Confusion/Memory Loss in Past Yr 14.8
similar
12.8
 
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Diabetes Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diabetes Mellitus (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 26.0
similar
25.2
unfavorable
21.1
unfavorable
20.5
unfavorable
17.3
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 14.9
similar
13.4
similar
14.5
similar
13.6
% Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 7.1
similar
5.7
similar
5.3
% [Non-Diabetes] Blood Sugar Tested in Past 3 Years 51.3
similar
55.1
similar
53.1
 
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Family Planning Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Teen Births per 1,000 (Age 15-19) 49.5
similar
48.4
unfavorable
36.6
favorable
54.2
 
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Hearing & Other Sensory or Communication Disorders Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Deafness/Trouble Hearing 14.8
unfavorable
8.6
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) 180.1
favorable
200.6
unfavorable
168.4
unfavorable
156.9
favorable
215.6
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 37.8
favorable
41.4
similar
36.8
unfavorable
34.8
favorable
50.6
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 9.7
unfavorable
6.9
similar
10.7
% Stroke 5.2
similar
4.3
unfavorable
2.6
similar
3.5
% Blood Pressure Checked in Past 2 Years 95.1
similar
93.6
favorable
92.6
similar
94.7
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 46.8
unfavorable
39.0
unfavorable
36.5
unfavorable
26.9
unfavorable
41.0
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 93.1
similar
92.5
similar
96.1
% Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years 88.7
favorable
76.5
similar
87.4
favorable
82.1
similar
88.0
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 34.9
similar
33.5
unfavorable
13.5
similar
36.9
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 89.6
favorable
84.2
similar
92.4
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 89.9
unfavorable
83.0
unfavorable
86.6
 
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HIV Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
HIV Prevalence per 100,000 64.7
favorable
159.4
favorable
353.2
% [Age 18-44] HIV Test in the Past Year 16.8
similar
21.3
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 55.4
unfavorable
67.3
similar
58.9
unfavorable
70.0
unfavorable
72.5
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 32.4
unfavorable
48.0
unfavorable
70.0
unfavorable
43.6
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 70.7
similar
74.1
similar
76.3
unfavorable
90.0
similar
63.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 37.9
similar
38.7
unfavorable
60.0
similar
31.7
 
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Injury & Violence Prevention Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 54.6
favorable
60.0
unfavorable
41.0
unfavorable
36.4
favorable
60.5
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 17.5
unfavorable
15.7
unfavorable
10.6
unfavorable
12.4
favorable
21.4
% "Always" Wear Seat Belt 78.7
unfavorable
85.0
unfavorable
92.0
similar
76.6
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 13.2
favorable
14.3
unfavorable
10.6
unfavorable
9.3
unfavorable
11.4
% Firearm in Home 65.0
unfavorable
33.8
similar
61.1
% [Homes With Children] Firearm in Home 64.9
unfavorable
31.0
similar
71.2
% [Homes With Firearms] Weapon(s) Unlocked & Loaded 31.7
unfavorable
20.4
unfavorable
21.9
Homicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 3.1
favorable
5.0
favorable
5.6
favorable
5.5
Violent Crime per 100,000 107.3
favorable
237.0
favorable
395.5
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 3.2
similar
2.3
similar
3.2
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 17.8
similar
15.1
unfavorable
13.7
% [Age 45+] Fell in the Past Year 35.4
unfavorable
28.2
% [Age 45+] Injured from a Fall in the Past Year 13.6
favorable
30.2
[65+] Falls (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 22.4
favorable
42.1
favorable
59.0
 
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Maternal, Infant & Child Health Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Low Birthweight Births (Percent) 8.7
similar
9.1
unfavorable
8.2
unfavorable
7.8
Infant Death Rate 8.4
unfavorable
6.8
unfavorable
5.9
unfavorable
6.0
unfavorable
5.6
 
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Mental Health & Mental Disorders Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 14.8
similar
15.5
similar
15.6
% Diagnosed Depression 24.7
unfavorable
18.8
unfavorable
17.9
similar
22.8
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 36.7
unfavorable
29.9
similar
34.7
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 18.0
unfavorable
16.2
unfavorable
13.0
unfavorable
10.2
unfavorable
14.1
% Have Ever Sought Help for Mental Health 25.7
similar
27.4
similar
25.4
% [Those With Diagnosed Depression] Seeking Help 76.4
unfavorable
91.7
similar
72.0
% Unable to Get Mental Health Svcs in Past Yr 3.6
similar
4.4
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 15.5
unfavorable
11.7
unfavorable
12.2
 
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Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 36.8
favorable
27.4
unfavorable
48.5
% "Very/Somewhat" Difficult to Buy Fresh Produce 27.3
unfavorable
21.9
similar
23.6
Population With Low Food Access (Percent) 11.5
favorable
18.0
favorable
22.4
% Food Insecure 20.5
favorable
25.9
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 25.3
unfavorable
30.9
unfavorable
32.9
unfavorable
33.9
unfavorable
32.3
% Overweight (BMI 25+) 73.9
unfavorable
67.2
unfavorable
65.2
unfavorable
66.5
% Obese (BMI 30+) 39.2
unfavorable
34.6
unfavorable
33.4
unfavorable
30.5
unfavorable
30.8
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year 23.8
similar
20.4
similar
26.3
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 29.2
similar
27.1
% [Obese Adults] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 43.1
similar
40.8
% Child [Age 5-17] Healthy Weight 37.2
unfavorable
67.2
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight (85th Percentile) 51.8
unfavorable
24.2
unfavorable
36.8
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese (95th Percentile) 30.2
unfavorable
9.5
unfavorable
14.5
similar
24.3
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 27.9
similar
28.2
similar
27.9
favorable
32.6
similar
28.5
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 19.3
similar
18.0
unfavorable
23.6
similar
20.1
Recreation/Fitness Facilities per 100,000 7.6
similar
7.7
unfavorable
10.1
% Child [Age 2-17] Physically Active 1+ Hours per Day 58.9
favorable
47.9
similar
56.3
 
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Oral Health Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 56.0
unfavorable
61.0
unfavorable
67.2
favorable
49.0
similar
58.6
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 80.5
unfavorable
90.7
favorable
49.0
similar
76.4
% Have Dental Insurance 59.3
unfavorable
66.5
favorable
50.9
 
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Respiratory Diseases Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 68.9
unfavorable
64.2
unfavorable
41.4
unfavorable
61.6
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.2
similar
19.7
unfavorable
15.4
favorable
28.3
% COPD (Lung Disease) 16.3
unfavorable
12.1
unfavorable
9.5
unfavorable
13.0
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 11.8
similar
11.9
similar
9.5
unfavorable
7.8
% [Child 0-17] Currently Has Asthma 10.0
similar
6.5
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 43.5
favorable
99.0
favorable
110.7
Chlamydia Incidence per 100,000 354.6
favorable
400.4
favorable
456.1
% [Unmarried 18-64] 3+ Sexual Partners in Past Year 11.2
similar
10.3
similar
11.3
% [Unmarried 18-64] Using Condoms 27.5
unfavorable
44.5
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) 9.9
favorable
11.6
favorable
10.5
unfavorable
8.2
unfavorable
8.0
% Current Drinker 38.2
similar
40.8
favorable
59.7
similar
33.9
% Excessive Drinker 17.2
favorable
22.2
favorable
25.4
unfavorable
12.3
% Drinking & Driving in Past Month 2.3
favorable
4.1
unfavorable
0.5
Drug-Induced Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.3
favorable
27.2
unfavorable
15.8
unfavorable
11.3
similar
19.1
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 1.9
similar
3.0
favorable
7.1
similar
2.4
% Ever Sought Help for Alcohol or Drug Problem 2.5
unfavorable
4.1
similar
3.2
 
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Tobacco Use Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Current Smoker 23.7
similar
26.0
unfavorable
14.0
unfavorable
12.0
similar
21.3
% Someone Smokes at Home 21.2
unfavorable
10.2
similar
21.7
% [Nonsmokers] Someone Smokes in the Home 7.5
unfavorable
3.9
similar
8.2
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 21.4
unfavorable
10.2
similar
17.7
% [Smokers] Received Advice to Quit Smoking 76.2
similar
76.0
favorable
64.6
% [Smokers] Have Quit Smoking 1+ Days in Past Year 54.4
similar
43.7
unfavorable
80.0
similar
48.8
% Smoke Cigars 5.7
unfavorable
3.6
unfavorable
0.2
similar
4.2
% Use Smokeless Tobacco 6.1
similar
7.3
unfavorable
3.0
unfavorable
0.3
similar
6.8
% Currently Use Electronic Cigarettes 4.5
similar
3.8
 
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Vision Total Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Blindness/Trouble Seeing 11.3
unfavorable
6.8
unfavorable
7.3
similar
10.4
% Eye Exam in Past 2 Years 61.4
similar
59.3
similar
58.8
 
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