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State Summary: Kentucky, 2019 Annual Report
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Kentucky, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low violent crime rate
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High cancer death rate
  • Since 2012, obesity increased 20% from 30.4% to 36.6% of adults
  • In the past 10 years, drug deaths increased 96% from 16.4 to 32.2 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Since 2010, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 66% from 16.1% to 5.5%
  • In the past three years, frequent mental distress increased 21% from 13.8% to 16.7% of adults
  • In the past two years, mental health providers increased 17% from 194.6 to 227.5 per 100,000 population
  • In the past four years, diabetes increased 10% from 12.5% to 13.7% of adults
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