Calloway County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Calloway

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 37,655
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Calloway

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% 30%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Calloway

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=38

23% 25% 24%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Calloway

KIDS COUNT Data Center: http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/bystate/Rankings.aspx?state=KY&ind=3809

10% 24% 21%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Calloway

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% 9%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Calloway

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=56

N/A 224.0 193.7
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Calloway

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=16

202.0 207.0 188.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Calloway

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=16

55.0 73.0 65.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Calloway

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 10.9
USA Kentucky Calloway
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No smoke-free laws and regulations.

10/13/15

Smoking Policy’s Effect Hazy

THE NEWS | ALICIA STEELE AND MIKAYLA MARSHALL | OCTOBER 9, 2015 New tobacco free regulation seems to reduce, but not eliminate, smoking on campus. Through the first two months of Murray State’s tobacco free policy, some students say they have noticed less smoke but parts of campus remain littered with evidence that people still are lighting up on the grounds.

01/23/15

Other Universities Have Rough Ban Start

THE NEWS | LUCY EASLEY | JANUARY 23, 2015 Are you thinking about lighting up on campus? Think again

11/04/14

MSU Weighs Options on Campus Tobacco Policy

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES | HAWKIN TEAGUES | NOVEMBER 4, 2014 In the wake of a recent gubernatorial executive order, Murray State University is in the process of deciding if it will make changes to its on-campus tobacco policy.

09/19/14

No More Smoke

MURRAY STATE NEWS | MARY BRADLEY | SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 In light of Gov. Steve Beshear’s recent executive order banning smoking on government property, [Murray State] University’s potential to instill a smoking ban of its own has lit up debates all over campus.

12/10/13

Kids Count: Report on Child Well-Being, Health says State Leads in Smoking Pregnant Mothers

KY FORWARD | MOLLY BURCHETT | DECEMBER 10, 2013 The annual Kids Count report on children’s well-being, released Tuesday, Dec. 10, by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Kentucky Youth Advocates, says the state leads the nation in smoking by pregnant mothers and more than one in four children in Kentucky lived in poverty in 2012.

08/14/13

Clean Air Murray to Push for Smoking Ban

MURRAY LEDGER AND TIMES | HAWKINS TEAGUE | AUGUST 14, 2013
With the Mayfield City Council passing a smoking ban last month, an anti-smoking group in Murray says it plans to continue advocating for a more comprehensive ban for the city.

07/26/11

Murray Schools Go Smoke Free

MURRAY, KY (wkms) – Murray Independent Schools plan to be completely tobacco-free starting this January.

03/14/11

Murray Hospital May Reverse No Smoking Policy

WEST KENTUCKY STAR | BARRY WRIGHT | MARCH 9, 2011 | There could soon be a change to Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s smoke-free policy that was implemented at the beginning of 2009.

03/03/11

Murray-Calloway County Hospital Board reviews tobacco policy

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES | KYSER LOUGH | MARCH 3, 2011 | A recommendation by the Murray-Calloway County Hospital administration to allow for the use of tobacco products by hospital patients, visitors and employees has been delegated to a committee for further study by the MCCH Board of Trustees.