Knott County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Knott

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 16,124
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Knott

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% 25%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Knott

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

23% 25% 29%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Knott

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 Knott

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 Knott

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

N/A 224.0 279.0
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Knott

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

202.0 207.0 214.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Knott

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

55.0 73.0 72.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Knott

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 *
USA Kentucky Knott
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No smoke-free laws and regulations.

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.

01/07/11

Floyd to Look at Restricting Pain Clinics

FLOYD COUNTY TIMES | SHELDON COMPTON | JANUARY 7, 2011 | Floyd County Judge-Executive R.D. “Doc” Marshall said Thursday that he and his staff would be talking with Knott County officials and looking closely at the ordinance that county’s fiscal court passed banning pain clinics within in its borders this past week.