Location: Ohio County

Key Indicators

Demographics

Total Population 2018 Ohio Kentucky
Total Population 22,916 4,468,402

Data Source: Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

High School Graduation (percent adults age 25 or older) 2013-2017 Ohio Kentucky
Total 80% 85%
Female 83% 86%
Male 77% 84%

Data Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Per Capita Income 2013-2017 Ohio Kentucky
Per Capita Income $21,368 $25,889

About the Indicator: Mean income for every man, woman, and child in a particular geography.

Data Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Median Household Income 2013-2017 Ohio Kentucky
Median Household Income $41,470 $46,535

Data Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Social & Behavioral Indicators

Lack of Physical Activity (percent adults) 2016-2018 Ohio Kentucky
County 49%(37.69-59.51) 32%(31.3-33.1)
County Group 34%(28.77-40.13) 32%(31.3-33.1)

About the Indicator: Percent of adults who did not participate in any physical activity or exercise during the past month.

Data Source: BRFSS

Prevalence of Obesity (percent adults) 2016-2018 Ohio Kentucky
County 35%(24.91-45.78) 35%(34.1-36.0)
County Group 31%(25.78-36.45) 35%(34.1-36.0)

About the Indicator: The percentage of adults estimated to be obese, defined as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher. BMI is equal to weight in pounds divide by height in inches squared and then multiplied by 703.

Data Source: BRFSS

Prevalence of Overweight (percent adults) 2016-2018 Ohio Kentucky
County 68%(57.82-76.52) 68%(67.5-69.4)
County Group 68%(62.28-72.91) 68%(67.5-69.4)

About the Indicator: The percentage of adults estimated to be overweight, defined as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25.0 or higher. This category includes those adults estimated to be obese, defined as having a BMI of 30.0 or greater. BMI is equal to weight in pounds divide by height in inches squared and then multiplied by 703.

Data Source: BRFSS

Recommended Fruit and Vegetable Intake (percent adults) 2015-2017 Ohio Kentucky
County 15%(8.14-26.68) 9%(8.4-10.6)
County Group 14%(9.84-20.42) 9%(8.4-10.6)

About the Indicator: Percent of adults who consume five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day.

Data Source: BRFSS

Prevalence of Smoking (percent adults) 2016-2018 Ohio Kentucky
County 32%(23.13-43.17) 24%(23.3-25.0)
County Group 33%(27.91-38.98) 24%(23.3-25.0)

About the Indicator: Percent of adults who are current smokers (variable calculated from one or more BRFSS questions).

Data Source: BRFSS

Tooth Loss (percent adults missing 6 or more teeth) 2016-2018 Ohio Kentucky
County 29%(20.6 - 39.9) 23%(21.7-23.5)
County Group 28%(23.4 - 33.3) 23%(21.7-23.5)

About the Indicator: The percentage of adults with six or more permanent teeth removed because of tooth decay or gum disease.

Data Source: BRFSS

Limited Activities in Previous Month (percent adults) 2016-2018 Ohio Kentucky
County 44%(22.82-68.03) 26%(24.5-26.9)
County Group 31%(21.76-41.17) 26%(24.5-26.9)

About the Indicator: Percent of adults who could not perform work or household tasks due to physical, mental or emotional problems.

Data Source: BRFSS

Binge Drinking (percent adults) 2016-2018 Ohio Kentucky
County 14%(7.34-24.14) 15%(14.3-15.8)
County Group 14%(10.07-18.4) 15%(14.3-15.8)

About the Indicator: Binge drinking is defined as having five or more drinks on one occasion for males and having four or more drinks on one occasion for females.

Data Source: BRFSS

Drug Arrests (per 100,000 population) 2017 Ohio Kentucky
Drug Arrests (per 100,000 population) 5,088 2,301

Data Source: Kentucky State Police Annual Reports & FBI Uniform Crime Reports, Kentucky State Data Center

Violent Crime (per 100,000 population) 2017 Ohio Kentucky
Violent Crime (per 100,000 population) 149 226

Data Source: Kentucky State Police Annual Reports & FBI Uniform Crime Reports

Health Outcomes

Premature Death (years lost per 100,000 population) 2013-2017 Ohio Kentucky
Premature Death (years lost per 100,000 population) 9,162 8,867

About the Indicator: Years of Potential Life Lost prior to age 75 is a measure of premature mortality that is calculated over the age range from birth to 75 years of age.

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Total Mortality (per 100,000 population) 2013-2017 Ohio Kentucky
Total Mortality (per 100,000 population) 967 915

About the Indicator: Age-adjusted rate of deaths (from all causes) per year.

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Deaths by Age Group (count & rate per 100,000 population) 2009-2013 Ohio Kentucky
Less than 1 year 2 661.9
1-4 years 0 26.8
5-9 years 0 14.1
10-14 years 0 18.1
15-19 years 1 57.3
20-24 years 1 101.1
25-29 years 2 148.9
30-34 years 2 193.0
35-39 years 4 247.3
40-44 years 5 319.5
45-49 years 8 463.5
50-54 years 11 706.1
55-59 years 17 1,012.9
60-64 years 18 1,359.1
65-69 years 22 1,922.1
70-74 years 29 2,969.0
75-79 years 28 4,552.6
80-84 years 35 7,139.6
85 years and older 72 14,914.4

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Motor Vehicle Deaths (count) 2017 Ohio Kentucky
Motor Vehicle Deaths (count) 4 782

Data Source: FARS, Kentucky State Data Center

Less than Good Health (percent adults) 2015-2017 Ohio Kentucky
County 36%(26.89-47.2) 23%(22.6-24.2)
County Group 24%(19.91-29.3) 23%(22.6-24.2)

About the Indicator: Adults were asked to rate their own health status as excellent, very good, good, fair or poor.  Data indicates the percentage of adults reporting their health status as generally being fair or poor.

Data Source: BRFSS

Physically Unhealthy Days (per month) 2016-2018 Ohio Kentucky
County 8(5.2-10.04) 5(4.9-5.3)
County Group 6(4.45-6.68) 5(4.9-5.3)

About the Indicator: Average number of days in the past 30 days when physical health, including physical illness and injury, was not good.

Data Source: BRFSS

Mentally Unhealthy Days (per month) 2003-2005 Ohio Kentucky
County 5(3.0 - 6.0) 5(4.4-4.8)
County Group 5(4.1 - 5.9) 5(4.4-4.8)

About the Indicator: Average number of days in the past 30 days when mental health, including stress, depression, and problems with emotions, was not good.

Data Source: BRFSS

Prevalence of Asthma (percent adults) 2016-2018 Ohio Kentucky
County 22%(12.45-36.21) 16%(15.0-16.4)
County Group 15%(10.76-20.57) 16%(15.0-16.4)

Data Source: BRFSS

Prevalence of Diabetes (percent adults) 2016-2018 Ohio Kentucky
County 19%(12.12-29.29) 13%(12.6-13.8)
County Group 15%(11.35-19.12) 13%(12.6-13.8)

Data Source: BRFSS

Prevalence of Hypertension (percent adults) 2015-2017 Ohio Kentucky
County 44%(32.42-56.29) 39%(38.0-40.3)
County Group 42%(35.53-49.12) 39%(38.0-40.3)

About the Indicator: Percent of adults who report they have been told they have high blood pressure or hypertension by a health care professional.

Data Source: BRFSS

Cancer Deaths (age-adjusted rate per 100,000 population) 2012-2016 Ohio Kentucky
All Cancers 215 197
Lung and Bronchus 87 66
Colorectal 19 17
Breast 26 21
Prostate 20

About the Indicator: Breast Cancer Death Rate is the number of deaths per 100,000 females. Prostate Cancer Death Rate is the number of deaths per 100,000 males.

Data for counties with fewer than 15 deaths is considered unstable and has been supressed.

Data Source: Kentucky Cancer Registry

Heart Disease Deaths (per 100,000 population) 2013-2017 Ohio Kentucky
Heart Disease Deaths (per 100,000 population) 232 197

About the Indicator: Age-adjusted rate of deaths (due to heart disease) per year.

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Stroke Deaths (per 100,000 population) 2013-2017 Ohio Kentucky
Stroke Deaths (per 100,000 population) 46 40

About the Indicator: Age-adjusted rate of deaths (due to stroke) per year.

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Senior Health

Senior Population (percent age 65 or older) 2013-2017 Ohio Kentucky
Senior Population (percent age 65 or older) 18% 15%

Data Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Senior Population Below Poverty Level (percent age 65 years or older) 2013-2017 Ohio Kentucky
Senior Population Below Poverty Level (percent age 65 years or older) 9% 11%

Data Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Senior Labor Force Participation (percent age 65 years or older) 2013-2017 Ohio Kentucky
Senior Labor Force Participation (percent age 65 years or older) 11% 15%

Data Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Data Sources:

Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau

Description: Decennial population data (2000, 2010, etc.) is from the Decennial Census. Data for all other years is from the Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau.

Kentucky State Data Center

Description: Calculated by the Kentucky State Data Center.

American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau

Description: Data from American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.  1-Year and 3-Year Estimates may be available for counties with large populations.  For more information, visit census.gov.

BRFSS

Description: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kentucky Department for Public Health. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Data as analyzed at the county level by the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Control Program and College of Public Health.

Data for counties with fewer than 50 respondents have been suppressed. 

County groups were developed by researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Control Program and College of Public Health under the direction of the Kentucky Department for Public Health. The county groups were developed through a methodology which considered socioeconomic, demographic, and health-related statistics at the county level, together with geographical proximity and number of BRFSS respondents, to cluster counties based on similar characteristics. County groups are expected to provide more stable rates and reliable estimates for small areas in Kentucky. For additional information, please email rseger at healthy-ky.org.  

Kentucky State Police Annual Reports & FBI Uniform Crime Reports

Description: Calculated by the Kentucky State Data Center.
Rates are calculated using data from the Kentucky State Police Crime in Kentucky Annual Report www.kentuckystatepolice.org/data.htm and FBI Uniform Crime Reports for the specified year and population data from the Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau.

Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Description: Kentucky State Data Center analysis of records from the Kentucky Department for Public Health Office of Vital Statistics.

FARS

Description: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Kentucky Cancer Registry

Description: Additional incidence and mortality data for these and other cancer types is available from the Kentucky Cancer Registry (KCR).  Counties with supressed data may be able to obtain stable rates by expanding the selected time frame on the KCR website, www.kcr.uky.edu.