Health Indicators (Key)

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Note: Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) is a widely accepted set of health promotion and disease prevention goals for all Americans.
 
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Social Determinants EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Linguistically Isolated Population (Percent) 0.3
favorable
1.2
favorable
4.6
Population in Poverty (Percent) 24.1
unfavorable
18.9
unfavorable
15.5
Population Below 200% FPL (Percent) 48.1
unfavorable
39.4
unfavorable
34.3
Children Below 200% FPL (Percent) 58.9
unfavorable
48.4
unfavorable
44.0
No High School Diploma (Age 25+, Percent) 23.0
unfavorable
15.8
unfavorable
13.4
Unemployment Rate (Age 16+, Percent) 6.5
unfavorable
5.4
unfavorable
5.3
similar
6.6
 
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Overall Health EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Physical Health 29.4
unfavorable
22.2
unfavorable
18.3
similar
31.8
% Activity Limitations 28.6
similar
26.5
unfavorable
20.0
similar
28.8
% Caregiver to a Friend/Family Member 34.1
unfavorable
20.9
similar
32.5
 
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Access to Health Services EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 17.5
unfavorable
8.1
unfavorable
10.1
unfavorable
0.0
similar
24.8
% [Private/Medicaid <65] Have Coverage Through Kynect/ACA 17.3
similar
14.9
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 40.6
similar
35.0
favorable
51.2
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 16.9
similar
14.4
similar
17.0
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 15.4
unfavorable
9.5
favorable
29.0
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 13.9
similar
12.3
similar
11.5
favorable
23.3
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 17.2
similar
15.4
similar
18.2
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 8.4
similar
8.7
similar
13.2
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 8.0
similar
5.0
similar
12.4
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 17.8
unfavorable
10.2
favorable
32.8
% Difficulty Getting Child's Healthcare in Past Year 1.6
similar
3.9
similar
1.0
% Low Health Literacy 24.7
similar
23.3
Primary Care Doctors per 100,000 28.0
unfavorable
74.0
unfavorable
87.8
unfavorable
36.8
% [Age 18+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 82.2
favorable
74.0
unfavorable
95.0
similar
77.8
% [Age 18-64] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 80.9
favorable
73.1
unfavorable
89.4
% [Age 65+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 86.3
favorable
76.8
unfavorable
100.0
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 71.1
similar
75.2
similar
70.5
similar
64.3
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 88.9
similar
89.3
similar
88.5
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 12.0
similar
8.5
similar
10.8
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 21.4
unfavorable
14.2
similar
19.9
 
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Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Chronic Back Conditions EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [50+] Arthritis/Rheumatism 45.4
unfavorable
32.0
similar
55.2
% [50+] Osteoporosis 12.9
similar
8.7
unfavorable
5.3
similar
17.4
% Sciatica/Chronic Back Pain 37.4
unfavorable
19.4
unfavorable
28.0
 
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Cancer EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 214.2
unfavorable
198.0
unfavorable
161.0
unfavorable
161.4
favorable
226.7
Lung Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 86.8
unfavorable
66.9
unfavorable
42.0
unfavorable
45.5
Female Breast Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 25.0
unfavorable
21.0
unfavorable
20.6
unfavorable
20.7
Colorectal Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.5
unfavorable
17.1
unfavorable
14.4
unfavorable
14.5
Prostate Cancer Incidence per 100,000 110.3
favorable
118.1
favorable
123.4
Female Breast Cancer Incidence per 100,000 117.9
similar
122.0
similar
123.4
Lung Cancer Incidence per 100,000 101.2
similar
96.4
unfavorable
62.6
Colorectal Cancer Incidence per 100,000 59.3
unfavorable
50.8
unfavorable
40.6
% Skin Cancer 7.9
similar
7.6
similar
7.7
similar
6.2
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 7.6
similar
7.8
similar
7.7
similar
6.1
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 71.5
similar
79.6
similar
80.3
unfavorable
81.1
similar
69.9
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 74.4
similar
81.3
unfavorable
84.8
unfavorable
93.0
unfavorable
87.1
% [Age 50+] Sigmoid/Colonoscopy Ever 73.8
similar
69.6
similar
75.6
similar
66.9
% [Age 50+] Blood Stool Test in Past 2 Years 28.6
favorable
14.6
similar
31.8
similar
34.5
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 70.4
similar
67.2
similar
74.5
similar
70.5
similar
67.9
 
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Chronic Kidney Disease EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 20.1
similar
19.9
unfavorable
13.3
favorable
30.9
% Kidney Disease 5.2
similar
3.0
similar
3.6
similar
3.5
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 46.7
unfavorable
32.8
unfavorable
26.1
unfavorable
27.0
% [Age 45+] Increasing Confusion/Memory Loss in Past Yr 15.8
similar
12.8
 
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Diabetes EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diabetes Mellitus (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.7
favorable
25.2
favorable
21.1
similar
20.5
unfavorable
15.0
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 17.4
similar
13.4
similar
14.5
similar
16.1
% Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 8.6
similar
5.7
similar
6.5
% [Non-Diabetes] Blood Sugar Tested in Past 3 Years 49.9
similar
55.1
similar
55.2
 
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Family Planning EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Teen Births per 1,000 (Age 15-19) 56.9
unfavorable
48.4
unfavorable
36.6
favorable
60.1
 
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Hearing & Other Sensory or Communication Disorders EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Deafness/Trouble Hearing 13.6
unfavorable
8.6
similar
16.4
 
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Heart Disease & Stroke EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 182.0
favorable
200.6
unfavorable
168.4
unfavorable
156.9
favorable
213.7
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 35.8
favorable
41.4
similar
36.8
similar
34.8
favorable
51.9
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 10.2
similar
6.9
similar
13.7
% Stroke 5.5
similar
4.3
unfavorable
2.6
similar
4.9
% Blood Pressure Checked in Past 2 Years 93.6
similar
93.6
similar
92.6
similar
95.8
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 48.4
unfavorable
39.0
unfavorable
36.5
unfavorable
26.9
similar
46.4
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 89.8
similar
92.5
similar
94.9
% Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years 89.9
favorable
76.5
similar
87.4
favorable
82.1
similar
87.6
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 34.9
similar
33.5
unfavorable
13.5
similar
39.9
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 88.8
similar
84.2
similar
90.4
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 92.6
unfavorable
83.0
similar
88.8
 
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HIV EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
HIV Prevalence per 100,000 45.8
favorable
159.4
favorable
353.2
% [Age 18-44] HIV Test in the Past Year 19.2
similar
21.3
similar
13.3
 
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Immunization & Infectious Diseases EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 65+] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 51.0
unfavorable
67.3
similar
58.9
unfavorable
70.0
unfavorable
69.3
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 30.1
unfavorable
48.0
unfavorable
70.0
similar
43.2
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 67.5
similar
74.1
similar
76.3
unfavorable
90.0
similar
71.9
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 40.5
similar
38.7
unfavorable
60.0
similar
33.6
 
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Injury & Violence Prevention EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 62.9
similar
60.0
unfavorable
41.0
unfavorable
36.4
favorable
66.4
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 22.7
unfavorable
15.7
unfavorable
10.6
unfavorable
12.4
similar
23.4
% "Always" Wear Seat Belt 76.3
unfavorable
85.0
unfavorable
92.0
similar
75.7
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 14.0
similar
14.3
unfavorable
10.6
unfavorable
9.3
unfavorable
11.8
% Firearm in Home 71.4
unfavorable
33.8
similar
65.0
% [Homes With Children] Firearm in Home 71.8
unfavorable
31.0
similar
64.7
% [Homes With Firearms] Weapon(s) Unlocked & Loaded 39.0
unfavorable
20.4
unfavorable
22.3
Violent Crime per 100,000 58.4
favorable
237.0
favorable
395.5
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 2.6
similar
2.3
similar
3.8
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 18.1
similar
15.1
similar
14.7
% [Age 45+] Fell in the Past Year 36.9
unfavorable
28.2
 
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Maternal, Infant & Child Health EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Infant Death Rate 11.1
unfavorable
6.8
unfavorable
5.9
unfavorable
6.0
unfavorable
5.4
 
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Mental Health & Mental Disorders EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 17.1
similar
15.5
similar
20.6
% Diagnosed Depression 26.8
unfavorable
18.8
unfavorable
17.9
similar
27.5
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 36.6
unfavorable
29.9
similar
40.2
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 18.3
unfavorable
16.2
unfavorable
13.0
unfavorable
10.2
unfavorable
12.4
% Have Ever Sought Help for Mental Health 24.5
similar
27.4
similar
26.6
% [Those With Diagnosed Depression] Seeking Help 73.4
unfavorable
91.7
similar
73.8
% Unable to Get Mental Health Svcs in Past Yr 4.8
similar
4.4
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 16.6
unfavorable
11.7
similar
11.9
 
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Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 36.1
favorable
27.4
unfavorable
47.8
% "Very/Somewhat" Difficult to Buy Fresh Produce 34.6
unfavorable
21.9
similar
28.3
Population With Low Food Access (Percent) 7.8
favorable
18.0
favorable
22.4
% Food Insecure 21.7
similar
25.9
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 29.2
similar
30.9
similar
32.9
similar
33.9
similar
27.6
% Overweight (BMI 25+) 70.4
similar
67.2
similar
65.2
similar
71.3
% Obese (BMI 30+) 38.8
similar
34.6
similar
33.4
unfavorable
30.5
similar
34.1
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year 21.3
similar
20.4
unfavorable
29.6
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 26.7
similar
27.1
% [Obese Adults] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 37.8
similar
40.8
% Child [Age 5-17] Healthy Weight 38.7
unfavorable
67.2
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight (85th Percentile) 50.6
unfavorable
24.2
similar
40.0
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese (95th Percentile) 30.1
unfavorable
9.5
unfavorable
14.5
similar
25.6
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 26.7
similar
28.2
similar
27.9
favorable
32.6
similar
32.4
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 17.0
similar
18.0
unfavorable
23.6
similar
20.1
% Child [Age 2-17] Physically Active 1+ Hours per Day 59.8
similar
47.9
 
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Oral Health EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 52.9
unfavorable
61.0
unfavorable
67.2
similar
49.0
similar
54.8
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 87.4
similar
90.7
favorable
49.0
favorable
71.1
% Have Dental Insurance 55.7
unfavorable
66.5
favorable
47.5
 
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Respiratory Diseases EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 76.9
unfavorable
64.2
unfavorable
41.4
unfavorable
66.4
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 23.6
unfavorable
19.7
unfavorable
15.4
favorable
31.5
% COPD (Lung Disease) 19.1
unfavorable
12.1
unfavorable
9.5
similar
14.2
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 9.2
similar
11.9
similar
9.5
similar
8.2
% [Child 0-17] Currently Has Asthma 10.4
similar
6.5
similar
10.5
 
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Gonorrhea Incidence per 100,000 36.6
favorable
99.0
favorable
110.7
Chlamydia Incidence per 100,000 308.6
favorable
400.4
favorable
456.1
% [Unmarried 18-64] 3+ Sexual Partners in Past Year 14.5
similar
10.3
similar
13.1
% [Unmarried 18-64] Using Condoms 26.2
unfavorable
44.5
similar
27.1
 
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Substance Abuse EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 11.7
similar
11.6
unfavorable
10.5
unfavorable
8.2
favorable
12.5
% Current Drinker 31.1
favorable
40.8
favorable
59.7
similar
25.0
% Excessive Drinker 16.9
favorable
22.2
favorable
25.4
unfavorable
8.6
% Drinking & Driving in Past Month 1.5
favorable
4.1
unfavorable
0.0
Drug-Induced Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 20.2
favorable
27.2
unfavorable
15.8
unfavorable
11.3
unfavorable
19.0
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 0.4
favorable
3.0
favorable
7.1
favorable
3.3
% Ever Sought Help for Alcohol or Drug Problem 2.4
similar
4.1
similar
2.9
 
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Tobacco Use EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Current Smoker 27.2
similar
26.0
unfavorable
14.0
unfavorable
12.0
similar
21.3
% Someone Smokes at Home 22.6
unfavorable
10.2
similar
21.0
% [Nonsmokers] Someone Smokes in the Home 6.6
similar
3.9
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 24.3
unfavorable
10.2
% [Smokers] Received Advice to Quit Smoking 73.1
similar
76.0
similar
65.1
% [Smokers] Have Quit Smoking 1+ Days in Past Year 54.2
similar
43.7
unfavorable
80.0
similar
61.1
% Smoke Cigars 8.9
unfavorable
3.6
unfavorable
0.2
unfavorable
4.3
% Use Smokeless Tobacco 5.9
similar
7.3
unfavorable
3.0
unfavorable
0.3
similar
6.8
% Currently Use Electronic Cigarettes 5.5
similar
3.8
 
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Vision EMFLH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Blindness/Trouble Seeing 13.7
unfavorable
6.8
unfavorable
7.3
similar
10.9
% Eye Exam in Past 2 Years 58.2
similar
59.3
similar
57.7
 
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