Webster County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Webster

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 13,583
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Webster

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 Webster

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

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

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

10% 24% 22%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Webster

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% 33%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Webster

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

N/A 224.0 194.0
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Webster

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

202.0 207.0 216.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Webster

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

55.0 73.0 74.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Webster

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 Webster
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No smoke-free laws and regulations.

06/10/15

Another School District Goes Tobacco-Free and E-cigarette Free; Efforts Largely Led by Students

KYFORWARD | KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS | JUNE 10, 2015 The Webster County school board voted unanimously to make all district property, vehicles and buildings officially tobacco-free, Matt Hughes reports for the Webster County Journal-Enterprise. As in some other school districts, efforts for the ban were largely led by students.

05/07/15

Teen Use of Electronic Cigarettes Has Tripled in One Year

SURFKY NEWS | MELISSA PATRICK | MAY 7, 2015 The number of middle- and high-school students using electronic cigarettes tripled from 2013 to 2014, surpassing the current use of all teen use of tobacco products, including conventional cigarettes, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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.

10/02/11

Legislator’s Log – Tobacco Use is not as Popular in Kentucky as it was Just 11 Years Ago

JOURNAL ENTERPRISE | REPRESENTATIVE BRENT YONTS | OCTOBER 2, 2011 | More than a third of Kentucky adults smoked in 2000, or 30.5 percent, according to the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Today the state estimates the percentage of adult smokers in the state is 24.8 percent.