Health Indicators (Key)

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Note: Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) is a widely accepted set of health promotion and disease prevention goals for all Americans.
 
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Social Determinants EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Linguistically Isolated Population (Percent) 0.4
favorable
1.2
favorable
4.6
Population in Poverty (Percent) 19.8
similar
18.9
unfavorable
15.5
Population Below 200% FPL (Percent) 40.2
similar
39.4
unfavorable
34.3
Children Below 200% FPL (Percent) 50.7
similar
48.4
unfavorable
44.0
No High School Diploma (Age 25+, Percent) 14.8
favorable
15.8
unfavorable
13.4
Unemployment Rate (Age 16+, Percent) 6.4
unfavorable
5.1
unfavorable
5.2
 
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Overall Health EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
% "Fair/Poor" Physical Health 27.1
unfavorable
22.5
unfavorable
18.1
% Activity Limitations 31.1
similar
27.6
unfavorable
25.0
% Caregiver to a Friend/Family Member 35.3
unfavorable
20.8
 
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Access to Health Services EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 11.6
unfavorable
6.8
similar
13.7
unfavorable
0.0
% [Private/Medicaid <65] Have Coverage Through Kynect/ACA 13.0
favorable
8.2
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 38.2
favorable
43.2
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 13.6
similar
12.5
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 14.3
similar
14.9
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 11.7
similar
12.2
favorable
15.4
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 18.0
similar
17.5
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 11.9
similar
13.4
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 7.1
similar
8.3
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 14.2
similar
15.3
% Difficulty Getting Child's Healthcare in Past Year 8.2
similar
5.6
% Low Health Literacy 20.1
similar
23.3
Primary Care Doctors per 100,000 67.7
unfavorable
74.0
unfavorable
87.8
% [Age 18+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 77.5
similar
74.1
unfavorable
95.0
% [Age 18-64] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 75.3
similar
71.7
unfavorable
89.4
% [Age 65+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 87.7
similar
81.9
unfavorable
100.0
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 68.2
unfavorable
76.0
similar
68.3
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 86.3
similar
87.1
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 12.0
similar
9.3
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 13.6
similar
16.2
 
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Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Chronic Back Conditions EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
% [50+] Arthritis/Rheumatism 48.8
unfavorable
38.3
% [50+] Osteoporosis 12.2
similar
9.4
unfavorable
5.3
% Sciatica/Chronic Back Pain 30.2
unfavorable
22.9
 
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Cancer EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 177.4
favorable
198.0
unfavorable
161.0
unfavorable
161.4
Lung Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 58.0
favorable
66.9
unfavorable
42.0
unfavorable
45.5
Female Breast Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 16.4
favorable
21.0
favorable
20.6
favorable
20.7
Colorectal Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 18.7
unfavorable
17.1
unfavorable
14.4
unfavorable
14.5
Prostate Cancer Incidence per 100,000 116.5
similar
113.0
similar
114.8
Female Breast Cancer Incidence per 100,000 122.0
similar
123.3
similar
123.5
Lung Cancer Incidence per 100,000 92.3
similar
95.3
unfavorable
61.2
Colorectal Cancer Incidence per 100,000 53.7
unfavorable
50.0
unfavorable
39.8
% Skin Cancer 9.0
similar
7.1
similar
8.5
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 7.4
similar
7.2
similar
7.1
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 69.8
unfavorable
76.7
similar
77.0
unfavorable
81.1
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 74.1
unfavorable
80.2
similar
73.5
unfavorable
93.0
% [Age 50+] Sigmoid/Colonoscopy Ever 78.3
similar
75.3
% [Age 50+] Blood Stool Test in Past 2 Years 20.7
unfavorable
30.6
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 71.4
similar
70.1
similar
76.4
similar
70.5
 
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Chronic Kidney Disease EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 15.9
favorable
19.9
unfavorable
13.3
% Kidney Disease 5.6
unfavorable
3.6
similar
3.8
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 53.2
unfavorable
32.8
unfavorable
26.1
% [Age 45+] Increasing Confusion/Memory Loss in Past Yr 14.0
similar
11.2
 
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Diabetes EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Diabetes Mellitus (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 29.3
unfavorable
25.2
unfavorable
21.1
unfavorable
20.5
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 12.6
similar
13.1
similar
13.3
% Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 5.7
favorable
9.5
% [Non-Diabetes] Blood Sugar Tested in Past 3 Years 51.0
similar
50.0
 
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Family Planning EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Teen Births per 1,000 (Age 15-19) 52.1
unfavorable
48.4
unfavorable
36.6
 
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Hearing & Other Sensory or Communication Disorders EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
% Deafness/Trouble Hearing 14.8
unfavorable
10.5
 
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Heart Disease & Stroke EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 173.5
favorable
200.6
similar
168.4
unfavorable
156.9
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 48.4
unfavorable
41.4
unfavorable
36.8
unfavorable
34.8
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 9.2
similar
8.0
% Stroke 5.3
similar
4.5
similar
4.7
% Blood Pressure Checked in Past 2 Years 96.3
favorable
90.4
favorable
92.6
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 47.0
unfavorable
39.0
unfavorable
37.0
unfavorable
26.9
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 93.9
similar
93.8
% Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years 88.7
favorable
76.5
favorable
85.1
favorable
82.1
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 34.7
similar
36.2
unfavorable
13.5
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 88.2
similar
87.3
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 87.4
similar
87.2
 
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HIV EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
HIV Prevalence per 100,000 90.9
favorable
159.4
favorable
353.2
% [Age 18-44] HIV Test in the Past Year 15.3
unfavorable
24.7
 
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Immunization & Infectious Diseases EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 65+] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 58.0
similar
59.4
unfavorable
76.8
unfavorable
70.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 37.8
unfavorable
55.7
unfavorable
70.0
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 76.2
similar
72.6
similar
82.7
unfavorable
90.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 39.9
similar
39.9
unfavorable
60.0
 
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Injury & Violence Prevention EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 48.9
favorable
60.0
unfavorable
41.0
unfavorable
36.4
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 13.0
favorable
15.7
unfavorable
10.6
similar
12.4
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 11.2
favorable
14.3
unfavorable
10.6
unfavorable
9.3
% Firearm in Home 61.0
unfavorable
32.7
% [Homes With Children] Firearm in Home 58.2
similar
39.1
% [Homes With Firearms] Weapon(s) Unlocked & Loaded 28.1
similar
26.9
Violent Crime per 100,000 116.6
favorable
217.2
favorable
379.7
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 4.3
similar
3.7
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 19.3
unfavorable
14.2
% [Age 45+] Fell in the Past Year 33.2
similar
31.6
% [Age 45+] Injured from a Fall in the Past Year 13.0
similar
12.2
 
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Maternal, Infant & Child Health EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Infant Death Rate 5.4
favorable
7.0
favorable
6.5
favorable
6.0
 
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Mental Health & Mental Disorders EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 15.1
similar
13.0
% Diagnosed Depression 22.8
similar
23.2
similar
21.6
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 36.9
unfavorable
31.4
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 16.4
similar
16.2
unfavorable
13.0
unfavorable
10.2
% Have Ever Sought Help for Mental Health 26.0
unfavorable
30.8
% [Those With Diagnosed Depression] Seeking Help 77.7
unfavorable
87.1
% Unable to Get Mental Health Svcs in Past Yr 4.1
favorable
6.8
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 16.4
similar
13.4
 
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Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 37.2
similar
33.5
% "Very/Somewhat" Difficult to Buy Fresh Produce 24.9
similar
22.1
Population With Low Food Access (Percent) 17.4
similar
18.0
favorable
22.4
% Food Insecure 19.0
favorable
27.9
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 26.1
similar
28.9
similar
30.3
unfavorable
33.9
% Overweight (BMI 25+) 73.0
unfavorable
69.1
unfavorable
67.8
% Obese (BMI 30+) 37.3
similar
34.2
similar
32.8
unfavorable
30.5
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year
unfavorable
24.2
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 30.9
similar
29.0
% [Obese Adults] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 46.7
% Child [Age 5-17] Healthy Weight 32.7
unfavorable
58.4
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight (85th Percentile) 57.7
unfavorable
33.0
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese (95th Percentile) 32.3
unfavorable
20.4
unfavorable
14.5
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 26.7
similar
29.8
similar
26.2
favorable
32.6
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 21.4
favorable
18.0
similar
22.8
similar
20.1
% Child [Age 2-17] Physically Active 1+ Hours per Day 51.9
similar
50.5
 
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Oral Health EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 59.2
similar
61.8
similar
59.7
favorable
49.0
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 78.9
unfavorable
87.0
favorable
49.0
% Have Dental Insurance 62.6
similar
59.9
 
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Respiratory Diseases EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 61.9
similar
64.2
unfavorable
41.4
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 17.7
favorable
19.7
unfavorable
15.4
% COPD (Lung Disease) 16.8
unfavorable
11.4
unfavorable
8.6
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 12.5
similar
11.6
similar
11.8
% [Child 0-17] Currently Has Asthma 13.8
similar
9.3
 
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Gonorrhea Incidence per 100,000 44.4
favorable
99.0
favorable
110.7
Chlamydia Incidence per 100,000 304.0
favorable
400.4
favorable
456.1
% [Unmarried 18-64] 3+ Sexual Partners in Past Year 7.6
similar
10.3
% [Unmarried 18-64] Using Condoms 26.2
unfavorable
44.5
 
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Substance Abuse EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 8.8
favorable
11.6
favorable
10.5
unfavorable
8.2
% Current Drinker 42.0
similar
40.8
favorable
55.0
% Excessive Drinker 16.6
favorable
22.5
favorable
25.4
% Drinking & Driving in Past Month 2.5
similar
3.7
favorable
5.2
Drug-Induced Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 18.3
favorable
27.2
unfavorable
15.8
unfavorable
11.3
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 2.5
similar
2.5
favorable
7.1
% Ever Sought Help for Alcohol or Drug Problem 2.2
similar
3.4
 
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Tobacco Use EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
% Current Smoker 22.5
similar
24.5
unfavorable
16.3
unfavorable
12.0
% Someone Smokes at Home 20.6
unfavorable
10.7
% [Nonsmokers] Someone Smokes in the Home 7.7
unfavorable
4.0
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 20.3
unfavorable
7.2
% [Smokers] Received Advice to Quit Smoking 76.9
favorable
58.0
% [Smokers] Have Quit Smoking 1+ Days in Past Year 58.2
favorable
34.7
unfavorable
80.0
% Smoke Cigars 6.2
similar
7.5
unfavorable
0.2
% Use Smokeless Tobacco 5.0
favorable
7.4
similar
4.4
unfavorable
0.3
% Currently Use Electronic Cigarettes 5.2
similar
5.6
similar
3.8
 
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Vision EMJBHH Service Area vs. KY vs. US vs. HP2020
% Blindness/Trouble Seeing 10.1
unfavorable
6.8
similar
9.1
% Eye Exam in Past 2 Years 63.0
favorable
55.3
 
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