Campbell County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Campbell

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 90,908
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Campbell

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% 23%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Campbell

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

23% 25% 26%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Campbell

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

10% 24% 29%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Campbell

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% 11%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Campbell

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

N/A 224.0 191.0
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Campbell

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

202.0 207.0 215.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Campbell

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

55.0 73.0 74.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Campbell

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 14.3
USA Kentucky Campbell
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No smoke-free laws and regulations.

09/23/13

Northern Kentucky Health Groups Signs on to Smoking Ban

BUSINESS FIRST | UNKNOWN | SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 The Northern Kentucky District Board of Health is supporting the idea of a state law to ban smoking at all workplaces, including restaurants and bars.

04/18/13

Pompilios confident customers prefer smoke-free

THE ENQUIRER | AMANDA VON BENSCHOTEN | APRIL 18, 2013 For the past 80 years, Pompilios restaurant has been the kind of place where you can enjoy a leisurely Italian meal with family, or just walk in off the street and have a drink at the bar while watching the game. Beginning May 1, you’ll be able to do both without a haze of cigarette smoke hanging in the air. After four decades, one of Newport’s oldest and best-known establishments will go smoke-free.

07/04/12

Rate of Pregnant Smokers on the Rise

CINCINNATI.COM | MARK HANSEL | JULY 4, 2012 The percentage of women who smoke while pregnant has gone up in some Northern Kentucky counties even though the rates are falling across the state and nationwide.

05/31/12

Delta Dental of Kentucky supports statewide smoking ban Read more: Floyd County Times (KY) – Delta Dental of Kentucky supports statewide smoking ban

FLOYD COUNTY TIMES | DR. JED JACOBSON | MAY 31, 2012 | In January, a bill was introduced by the Kentucky House Health and Wellness Committee to ban smoking in public places and workplaces. Unfortunately in April, the Kentucky House of Representatives decided not to bring this bill to a vote. Furthermore, in northern Kentucky, Campbell County voted in favor of a smoking ban, but a newly elected court overturned that vote.

05/31/12

Kentucky voices: Statewide smoking ban would help save lives

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER | OP-ED BY DR. JED JACOBSON | MAY 31, 2012 | In January, a bill was introduced by the Kentucky House Health and Wellness Committee to ban smoking in public places and workplaces. Unfortunately in April, the Kentucky House of Representatives decided not to bring this bill to a vote. Furthermore, in Northern Kentucky, Campbell County voted in favor of a smoking ban, but a newly elected court overturned that vote.

01/26/12

Long-time Newport Restaurant Goes Smoke-free

CINCINATTI.COM | SHAUNA STEIGERWALD | JANUARY 26, 2012 | Sis’s Family Affair, a Newport mainstay, has gone smoke-free. While efforts to make businesses throughout the area go smoke-free failed last year, some Campbell County bars and restaurants have made the decision to do so anyway.

12/20/11

Northern Kentucky Health Dept. Offers Free Smoking Cessation Program

KYPOST.COM | SUZANNE MURRAY | DECEMBER 20, 2011 | For those wishing to kick their smoking habit, sessions of the Cooper-Clayton Smoking Cessation Program are starting next month. The free, 13-week program helps people stop smoking with peer support, educational guidance and nicotine replacement therapy. The program is offered in person and online.

10/31/11

Jail Will Be Smoke-Free in Spring

CINCINNATI.COM | CHRIS MAYHEW | OCTOBER 31, 2011 | The Campbell County Detention Center’s smoking policy allowing select inmates to smoke in an area where sheriff department deputies have to work remains in place for now, but an expected state rules change will require all areas of jails be smoke free in 2012. In August, Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Van Kowolonek delivered a letter to the Campbell County Fiscal Court commissioners signed by himself and two other deputies claiming smoking in a squad bay area, known as a sally port, where they pick up and drop-off inmates for transport was “causing health issues for employees.”

10/11/11

Inconvenienced Smokers Violate Policy

THE NORTHERNER | CLAIRE HIGGINS | OCTOBER 11, 2011 | This semester more and more Northern Kentucky University students are seen smoking cigarettes on the way to class, outside buildings, and away from designated smoking areas. NKU is a smoke-free campus with the exception of designated smoking areas.

09/23/11

Kentucky – no-smoke.org

NO-SMOKE.ORG | SEPTEMBER 23, 2011 | A study published online in Nicotine and Tobacco Research in 2011 examined the economic impact of smokefree air laws in rural and urban counties in Kentucky and Ohio. The authors wrote, “There is no evidence that the economies in Kentucky counties were affected in any way from the implementation of local smoke-free laws.