Grayson County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Grayson

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 25,964
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Grayson

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% 24%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Grayson

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

23% 25% 30%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Grayson

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

10% 24% 35%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Grayson

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 Grayson

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

N/A 224.0 242.0
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Grayson

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

202.0 207.0 219.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Grayson

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

55.0 73.0 71.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Grayson

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 13.2
USA Kentucky Grayson
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No smoke-free laws and regulations.

02/10/15

Smoke Free Kentucky Talks to Grayson Chamber

THE INDEPENDENT | LANA BELLAMY | FEBRUARY 10, 2015 Carter County native Roger Cline, a representative with Smoke Free Kentucky, presented the Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce with a staggering statistic at its monthly meeting — that 85 percent of women exposed to secondhand smoke can develop lung cancer.

08/01/12

Support a smoke-free Kentucky

JOURNAL-TIMES | ROGER D. CLINE | AUGUST 1, 2012 This week the Smoke-Free Kentucky Coalition will be taking its message of support for a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law across the Commonwealth during their “Road to Fancy Farm” bus tour. Although the van will not be coming to the Olive Hill/ Grayson area, supporters are rallying behind their message – “Everyone has the right to breathe smoke-free air!”

01/12/11

Smoking Ban Coming to Carter County?

JOURNAL TIMES | LEEANN AKERS | JANUARY 12, 2011 | A bill introduced in the General Assembly last week, if passed, would make smoking in public places illegal across the state. The legislation is sponsored by Rep. Susan Westrom, D-Lexington. It would ban smoking in all indoor workplaces with at least one employee, including restaurants, bars and private clubs.