Warren County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Warren

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 117,110
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Warren

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 Warren

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 Warren

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

10% 24% 17%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Warren

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% 15%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Warren

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

N/A 224.0 206.0
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Warren

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

202.0 207.0 199.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Warren

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 Warren

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 13.4
USA Kentucky Warren
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Bowling Green, KY City Ordinance

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09/14/15

Smoking Committee Makes Changes to SGA Resolution

WKU HERALD | ANNA LAWSON | SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 A smoking committee has expanded a Student Government Association resolution. SGA passed a resolution in support of a limited smoking campus last year.

06/23/15

Radon Heightens Dangers

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS | CHARLES MASON | JUNE 23, 2015 The colorless and tasteless gas radon, combined with a cigarette, can be deadly, officials said.

02/25/15

WCPS Group Pushes Tobacco-free District

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS | CHARLES MASON | FEBRUARY 25, 2015 A Warren County Public Schools survey indicates strong interest in making the district 100 percent tobacco-free.

02/09/15

SGA Resolution Could Limit Campus Smoking Areas

WKU HERALD | ANNA LAWSON | FEBRUARY 9, 2015 A resolution passed by the Student Government Association could limit smoking on campus.

02/04/15

Limited Smoking Ban Could Come to WKU

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS | CHARLES MASON | FEBRUARY 4, 2015 Within three years, a smoking ban could come to Western Kentucky University, or the WKU Administrative Council could choose to keep the 39 designated smoking areas on campus and not change a thing.

02/03/15

SGA Passes Resolution to Support a Limited Smoking Campus

WKU HERALD | ANNA LAWSON | FEBRUARY 3, 2015 During Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting, the organization voted on Resolution 1-15-S, Resolution to Support a Limited Smoking Campus, which would support limiting smoking on WKU’s campus.

01/08/15

Loving: Legislation Would be No Magic Cure for Drug Problem Across Kentucky

THE DAILY NEWS | KATIE BRANDENBURG | JANUARY 8, 2015 Local officials and advocates are weighing in on legislation promoted by Gov. Steve Beshear on Wednesday in his final State of the Commonwealth address, including a statewide smoke-free policy and measures to battle the state’s growing heroin abuse problem.

01/07/15

Poll: Support for Statewide Ban Sees Uptick

DAILY NEWS | LAUREL WILSON | JANUARY 7, 2015 Public support for a statewide ban on smoking in most public places has increased slightly from last year, according to a new poll.

12/17/14

Kentucky Ranks 47th Overall; Officials Focus on Key Issues

THE DAILY NEWS | TARYN PHANEUF | DECEMBER 17, 2014 Kentucky ranks last in several health measures this year, national statistics show, but some of the most troubling areas fall in line with efforts already in place.

05/08/13

Health Department to Offer Smoking Cessation Classes

SURFKENTUCKY.COM| KEVIN HALL |MAY 8, 2013 The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is offering another round of classes designed to help people stop smoking.