Casey County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Casey

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 16,082
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Casey

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% 27%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Casey

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

23% 25% 18%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Casey

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 Casey

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% 23%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Casey

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

N/A 224.0 266.2
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Casey

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

202.0 207.0 253.0
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 98.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Casey

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 19.6
USA Kentucky Casey
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No smoke-free laws and regulations.

12/29/14

Liberty Repeals Smoking Ban; Public Opinion Swayed Council Members to Revoke the Ban

KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS | DECEMBER 29, 2014 Liberty city council members voted 5-1 to repeal a city-wide smoking ban in public buildings that was passed narrowly in November. The law was to go into effect Jan. 1, Larry Rowell reports for The Casey County News.

11/24/14

Casey County Board of Education Approves Tobacco-Free Policy Beginning Next Year

KYFORWARD | KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS | NOVEMBER 24, 2014 Schools in another longtime tobacco county in Southern Kentucky are going tobacco-free. The Casey County Board of Education enacted a tobacco-free school policy beginning with the 2015-16 academic year.

11/18/14

Casey County Schools Soon to be Tobacco-Free

CASEY COUNTY NEWS | ABIGAIL WHITEHOUSE | NOVEMBER 18, 2014 Survey results are in and according to the findings, 70 percent of Casey County school parents support implementing a tobacco-free school policy across the district. The Casey County Board of Education put the tobacco-free policy to a vote and the motion carried at the Nov. 10 meeting.

11/17/11

AHEC Programs Go Smoke-Free

S.KY AHEC Report | DWAINE HARRIS | FALL 2011 | The Southern KY AHEC is showing more support for Kentucky’s smoke-free movement. In addition to expanding our no-smoking zones farther away from the front doors of our conference venues, we have joined the Smoke-Free Kentucky Coalition, whose mission is the completion of comprehensive laws at the local and state level eliminating secondhand smoke in all public and work places, including restaurants and bars.