Greenup County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Greenup

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 36,707
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Greenup

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 Greenup

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

23% 25% 21%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Greenup

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

10% 24% 26%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Greenup

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% 20%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Greenup

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

N/A 224.0 218.3
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Greenup

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

202.0 207.0 221.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Greenup

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

55.0 73.0 68.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Greenup

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 9.1
USA Kentucky Greenup
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No smoke-free laws and regulations.

02/19/15

Editorial: Greenup has Chance to Move Statewide Smoking Ban Along

THE INDEPENDENT | OP-ED | FEBRUARY 19, 2015 Nearly a decade has passed since the Ashland Board of City Commissioners approved an ordinance banning indoor smoking in most restaurants and other businesses.

02/16/15

Greenup Air Pollution Report

PORTSMOUTH DAILY TIMES | PORTIA WILLIAMS | FEBRUARY 16, 2015 The Greenup County Health Department (GCHD) has partnered with the Kentucky Cancer Consortium to assist with an air quality study of Greenup County workplaces.

01/08/15

Commission Asked to Help With Smoking Ban

THE INDEPENDENT ONLINE | LANA BELLAMY | JANUARY 8, 2015 David Little, an organizer for Smoke Free Kentucky, approached Ashland’s board of commissioners Thursday asking for their help in pushing local state lawmakers to support a statewide smoking ban this year.

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.