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State Summary: Kentucky, 2020 Annual Report
Kentucky
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: Kentucky, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High high school graduation rate
  • High percentage of fluoridated water
  • Low violent crime rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • High premature death rate
  • High prevalence of cigarette smoking
Highlights
  • High school graduation racial gap decreased 30% between 2017 and 2018 from 14.2 to 9.9 percentage points
  • High-speed internet increased 13% between 2015 and 2018 from 75.9% to 85.6% of households
  • Air pollution decreased 37% between 2007-2009 and 2017-2019 from 12.6 to 7.9 micrograms of fine particulate per cubic meter
  • The uninsured rate increased 14% between 2018 and 2019 from 5.6% to 6.4%
  • Suicide increased 32% between 2009 and 2018 from 13.6 to 17.9 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Diabetes increased 25% between 2013 and 2019 from 10.6% to 13.3% of adults
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