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State Summary: Kentucky, 2018 Annual Report
Kentucky
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Kentucky, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low violent crime rate
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low incidence of chlamydia
Challenges
  • High cancer death rate
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High prevalence of smoking
Highlights
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking increased 27% from 13.6% to 17.3% of adults
  • In the past 10 years, air pollution decreased 41% from 13.8 to 8.2 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 65% from 15.0% to 5.3% of the population
  • In the past two years, frequent mental distress increased 17% from 13.8% to 16.2% of adults
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths increased 11% from 211.6 to 234.9 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past four years, diabetes increased 22% from 10.6% to 12.9% of adults
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