Washington County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Washington

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 11,833
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Washington

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% 10%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Washington

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

23% 25% 18%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Washington

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

10% 24% 23%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Washington

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% 20%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Washington

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

N/A 224.0 226.0
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Washington

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

202.0 207.0 162.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Washington

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

55.0 73.0 38.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Washington

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 Washington
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No smoke-free laws and regulations.

12/10/13

Kids Count: Report on Child Well-Being, Health says State Leads in Smoking Pregnant Mothers

KY FORWARD | MOLLY BURCHETT | DECEMBER 10, 2013 The annual Kids Count report on children’s well-being, released Tuesday, Dec. 10, by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Kentucky Youth Advocates, says the state leads the nation in smoking by pregnant mothers and more than one in four children in Kentucky lived in poverty in 2012.

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.

04/07/11

Saint Catharine College to go smoke-free

Kentucky.com | Hearald-Leader Staff Report | April 07, 2011 | The campus of Saint Catharine College in Washington County will go smoke-free on July 1. The private, liberal-arts college near Springfield has been working on a tobacco-free policy and implementation plan for more than a year.