Bourbon County

Total Population, 2012
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Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=1

313,914,040 4,380,415 19,978
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
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Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=6

* Data for counties with fewer than 50 respondents have been suppressed.

N/A 27% *
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
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Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=38

23% 25% 25%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
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KIDS COUNT Data Center: http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/bystate/Rankings.aspx?state=KY&ind=3809

10% 24% 27%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
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Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=48

* Data for counties with fewer than 50 respondents have been suppressed.?

N/A 13% *
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
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Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=56

N/A 224.0 237.9
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
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Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=16

202.0 207.0 185.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
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Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=16

55.0 73.0 59.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
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National Cancer Institute: http://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/cgi-bin/quickprofiles/profile.pl?21&003#incidence

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 cases were reported in a specific area-sex-race category.

10.8 13 18.3
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No smoke-free laws and regulations.

06/08/15

Paris Teen is ‘Changing Minds, Getting Results’ in Anti-Smoking Push; Receives National Honor

KYFORWARD | JUNE 8, 2015 Tyler Boyle, a senior at Bourbon County High School in Paris and president of the school’s Students Making a Change in the Community, has received national recognition for his efforts to push a smoking ban in Bourbon County.

06/01/15

Paris Teen Tackles Big Tobacco and Wins Advocacy Award

LEXINGTON HERALD LEADER | LASHANA HARNEY | JUNE 1, 2015 Tyler Boyle seems like the average Bourbon County High School senior. He’s applying to college, preparing for graduation, participating in extracurricular activities and keeping up with school work.

05/25/14

Bourbon County’s Tobacco Heritage Thwarts Proponents of Smoking Ban

THE HERALD LEADER | MARY MEEHAN | MAY 25, 2014 Tobacco is part of the culture. “Just about every county farm raised some amount of tobacco,” said Foley, who along with the Bourbon Fiscal Court resists efforts to enact a smoking ban.

03/20/13

On Kick Butts Day, Bourbon County Students Rally Seeking Smoking Ban

HERALD-LEADER | MARY MEEHAN | MARCH 20, 2013 PARIS — Cyndi Steele stood clapping and hollering, encouraging the students who rallied Wednesday on the courthouse lawn proclaiming their desire for Bourbon County to go smoke free. For two years Steele, health coordinator for the Bourbon County Health Department, and a volunteer task force have been promoting a smoke-free ordinance in Bourbon County, at one time the largest tobacco-producing county in the state.

11/21/11

Smoke-free Advocates in Bourbon Push for Smoking Ban

HERALD-LEADER | GREG KOCHER | NOVEMBER 21, 2011 | As cigarettes dangled from their mouths, Rodney Harney and Chuck Newberry played a friendly game of nine ball in Bluegrass Billiards. Over the pulsing beat of back-to-back Grand Funk Railroad hits I’m Your Captain/Closer to Home and Some Kind of Wonderful, they talked about the prospect of a smoking ban that appears likely to be proposed for Bourbon County next year.