Johnson County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Johnson

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 23,383
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Johnson

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% 18%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Johnson

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 Johnson

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 Johnson

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% 21%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Johnson

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

N/A 224.0 298.3
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Johnson

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

202.0 207.0 249.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Johnson

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

55.0 73.0 93.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Johnson

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 13.5
USA Kentucky Johnson
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Paintsville, KY City Ordinance

Type of Law: Partial. All enclosed restaurants including but not limited to coffee shops, cafeterias, sandwich stands, and private and public school cafeterias, kitchens and catering facilities, and bar areas within restaurants.

Where smoking is not prohibited: Facilities owned or operated by the city, county, or commonwealth governed by KRS 61.165.

Link to Ordinance: http://www.mc.uky.edu/tobaccopolicy/Ordinances/ActualOrdinances/Paintsville-2006.pdf

Source: http://www.mc.uky.edu/tobaccopolicy/Ordinances/Reports/Paintsville.html

History
01/31/2007

Date

12/12/2006

Ordinance Enactment Date

11/14/2006

First Reading

09/28/11

Judge’s Ruling On Smoking Ban Could Have Local Impact

THE RICHMOND REGISTER | KELLY McKENNEY | SEPTEMBER 28, 2011 | A ruling made earlier this month by a Bullitt Circuit judge could have implications for communities across the state, including Madison County. Judge Rodney Burress overturned a county-wide indoor smoking ban, saying the county board of health had no constitutional authority to enact the prohibition it passed March 23.

09/22/11

Lung Cancer Research Team Awarded $1.43 Million to Study Cancer in Eastern Kentucky

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY NEWS | ALLISON PERRY | SEPTEMBER 22, 2011 | The University of Kentucky’s Dr. Susanne Arnold and colleagues were awarded a grant by the Department of Defense to study potential environmental reasons for the high lung cancer rates in Eastern Kentucky. The grant is for $1.43 million over three years and the study began on Sept. 15.

02/22/11

Up in smoke: The cost of tobacco

HAZARD HERALD | CRIS RITCHIE | AUGUST 8, 2010 | Several local governments in eastern Kentucky have moved to pass smoking bans, including one in the Kentucky River Area Development District where both the rates of smoking and smoking related deaths far exceed the national averages.