America's Health Rankings, United Health Foundation Logo

State Summary: Kentucky, 2018 Annual Report
2018 Annual Report
Page 1 of 8
SummaryDownload Summary
State Findings: Kentucky, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
  • Low violent crime rate
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low incidence of chlamydia
  • High cancer death rate
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • 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
Page 2 of 8
Page 3 of 8
Infographic:Download Infographic
In-Depth Profile:Download Profile
Page 4 of 8
Page 5 of 8
Page 6 of 8
Page 7 of 8
Page 8 of 8

Please tell us a little more about you

We appreciate you taking the time to help America’s Health Rankings better understand our audiences. Your feedback will allow us to optimize our website and provide you with additional resources in the future. Thank you.

Please select one option which best describes your profession or field of expertise

Journalist or media professional
Health Policy Professional
Public health professional (state, local, or community level)
Health care provider or administrator
Member of an advocacy group or trade organization
Academic, student, or researcher
Government administrator, legislator, or staffer
Concerned citizen
Don't show me this again
Please take a quick survey.