Rowan County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Rowan

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 23,447
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Rowan

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 Rowan

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

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

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

10% 24% 36%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Rowan

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% 12%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Rowan

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

N/A 224.0 221.8
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Rowan

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

202.0 207.0 222.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Rowan

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 Rowan

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 17.4
USA Kentucky Rowan
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Morehead, KY City Ordinance

Type of Law: 100% Smoke-free Workplaces and Enclosed Public Places. All enclosed public places and places of employment including facilities owned, leased, or operated by the city, and seating areas of all outdoor arenas.

Where smoking is not prohibited: Private residences except when used as licensed childcare, adult day care or health facility; hotel/motel rooms (no more than 20% of rooms to allow smoking); private clubs with no employees.

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

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

History
08/01/2006

Implementation Date

06/12/2006

Ordinance Enactment Date

05/15/2006

First Reading

01/02/12

U.S. Colleges and Universities with Smokefree Air Policies

AMERICAN NONSMOKERS’ RIGHTS FOUNDATION | JANUARY 2, 2012 | While it has become relatively common for colleges and universities to have policies requiring that all buildings, including residential housing, be smokefree indoors, this list only includes those colleges and universities with entirely smokefree campuses. Please note, these policies have been enacted but are not necessarily yet in effect. Please contact the school itself to verify the status of its policy.

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.

03/28/11

Study: Second-hand smoke polluting Rowan County air

THE MOREHEAD NEWS | CNHI | MARCH 25, 2011 | Workers and patrons in Rowan County hospitality venues outside city limits are being exposed to harmful levels of second-hand smoke. That was the conclusion of a study conducted at seven hospitality venues outside Morehead city limits where there is an existing smoke-free ordinance.