Lee County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Lee

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 7,706
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Lee

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% 37%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Lee

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

23% 25% 26%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Lee

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

10% 24% 56%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Lee

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% 9%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Lee

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

N/A 224.0 268.2
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Lee

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

202.0 207.0 258.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Lee

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

55.0 73.0 90.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Lee

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 Lee
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Beattyville, KY City Ordinance

Type of Law: Partial. Most public places and places of employment.

Where Smoking is Prohibited: Any business may provide a designated smoking area that is enclosed and has a ventilation unit in place. Private residences, except when used as a childcare, adult day care, or health care facility. Outdoor areas of places of employment except those outdoor seating areas of restaurants. Retail tobacco stores.

Link to Ordinance: www.mc.uky.edu/tobaccopolicy/Ordinances/ActualOrdinances/Beattyville.pdf

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

History
08/11/2008

Implementation Date

06/16/2008

Enactment Date

05/12/2008

First Reading

03/19/12

Kentucky Kids ‘Kick Butts’ on March 21

PRNEWSWIRE-USNEWSWIRE | CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS | MARCH 19, 2012 | State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives. Kids in Kentucky will take center stage in the fight against tobacco on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 17th annual Kick Butts Day.

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.