Health Care Providers and Facilities Indicator

Health Care Providers (per 1,000 population)

2009

State Rate
Kentucky Primary Care Physicians 1.0
Physician Specialists 1.4
Registered Nurses 11.2
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.6
Area Development District Rate
Barren River Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.9
Registered Nurses 9.5
Pharmacists 0.9
Dentists 0.5
Big Sandy Primary Care Physicians 1.1
Physician Specialists 1.0
Registered Nurses 8.6
Pharmacists 1.0
Dentists 0.5
Bluegrass Primary Care Physicians 1.2
Physician Specialists 2.3
Registered Nurses 12.9
Pharmacists 1.5
Dentists 0.7
Buffalo Trace Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 9.8
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.3
Cumberland Valley Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 9.1
Pharmacists 0.9
Dentists 0.3
FIVCO Primary Care Physicians 1.1
Physician Specialists 1.8
Registered Nurses 13.6
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.5
Gateway Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 8.8
Pharmacists 0.9
Dentists 0.4
Green River Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 1.0
Registered Nurses 11.7
Pharmacists 0.9
Dentists 0.5
Kentuckiana Primary Care Physicians 1.3
Physician Specialists 2.3
Registered Nurses 12.9
Pharmacists 1.2
Dentists 0.8
Kentucky River Primary Care Physicians 0.9
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 11.4
Pharmacists 0.9
Dentists 0.3
Lake Cumberland Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 0.6
Registered Nurses 9.4
Pharmacists 0.9
Dentists 0.4
Lincoln Trail Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 10.1
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.5
Northern Kentucky Primary Care Physicians 0.9
Physician Specialists 1.4
Registered Nurses 9.1
Pharmacists 1.0
Dentists 0.5
Pennyrile Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.9
Registered Nurses 10.4
Pharmacists 0.7
Dentists 0.3
Purchase Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 1.4
Registered Nurses 12.1
Pharmacists 1.0
Dentists 0.5
County Rate
Adair Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 9.7
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.3
Allen Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 8.2
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.3
Anderson Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 12.8
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.4
Ballard Primary Care Physicians 0.1
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 9.4
Pharmacists 0.7
Dentists 0.1
Barren Primary Care Physicians 1.0
Physician Specialists 0.9
Registered Nurses 10.7
Pharmacists 1.2
Dentists 0.4
Bath Primary Care Physicians 0.2
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 7.9
Pharmacists 0.3
Dentists 0.1
Bell Primary Care Physicians 0.9
Physician Specialists 1.2
Registered Nurses 10.6
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.4
Boone Primary Care Physicians 1.0
Physician Specialists 1.1
Registered Nurses 10.0
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.7
Bourbon Primary Care Physicians 1.0
Physician Specialists 0.6
Registered Nurses 10.8
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.5
Boyd Primary Care Physicians 1.8
Physician Specialists 3.4
Registered Nurses 17.0
Pharmacists 1.3
Dentists 0.7
Boyle Primary Care Physicians 1.3
Physician Specialists 2.1
Registered Nurses 12.2
Pharmacists 1.2
Dentists 0.8
Bracken Primary Care Physicians 0.1
Physician Specialists 0.2
Registered Nurses 9.8
Pharmacists 0.2
Dentists 0.2
Breathitt Primary Care Physicians 1.2
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 10.1
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.3
Breckinridge Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.5
Registered Nurses 7.8
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.2
Bullitt Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 11.2
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.3
Butler Primary Care Physicians 0.2
Physician Specialists 0.2
Registered Nurses 10.2
Pharmacists 0.2
Dentists 0.1
Caldwell Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 12.2
Pharmacists 0.9
Dentists 0.3
Calloway Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 1.1
Registered Nurses 9.4
Pharmacists 1.0
Dentists 0.4
Campbell Primary Care Physicians 0.9
Physician Specialists 0.9
Registered Nurses 9.0
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.4
Carlisle Primary Care Physicians 0.2
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 11.8
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.2
Carroll Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 4.2
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.4
Carter Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 11.3
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.3
Casey Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 8.4
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.1
Christian Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 1.1
Registered Nurses 6.7
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.4
Clark Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.8
Registered Nurses 12.8
Pharmacists 1.2
Dentists 0.7
Clay Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 0.2
Registered Nurses 6.9
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.3
Clinton Primary Care Physicians 0.9
Physician Specialists 0.6
Registered Nurses 10.7
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.3
Crittenden Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 13.7
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.1
Cumberland Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 9.7
Pharmacists 0.9
Dentists 0.3
Daviess Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 1.4
Registered Nurses 12.2
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.6
Edmonson Primary Care Physicians 0.1
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 7.0
Pharmacists 0.2
Dentists 0.1
Elliott Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 6.5
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.4
Estill Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 7.6
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.3
Fayette Primary Care Physicians 2.1
Physician Specialists 5.1
Registered Nurses 14.9
Pharmacists 2.3
Dentists 1.3
Fleming Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.5
Registered Nurses 12.4
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.2
Floyd Primary Care Physicians 1.3
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 10.2
Pharmacists 1.3
Dentists 0.6
Franklin Primary Care Physicians 1.0
Physician Specialists 1.1
Registered Nurses 8.8
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.6
Fulton Primary Care Physicians 1.5
Physician Specialists 4.2
Registered Nurses 5.3
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.1
Gallatin Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 5.3
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.1
Garrard Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 12.6
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.3
Grant Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 5.4
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.3
Graves Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.5
Registered Nurses 12.2
Pharmacists 0.7
Dentists 0.3
Grayson Primary Care Physicians 0.9
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 9.8
Pharmacists 0.9
Dentists 0.3
Green Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 12.1
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.4
Greenup Primary Care Physicians 0.9
Physician Specialists 1.2
Registered Nurses 12.9
Pharmacists 1.5
Dentists 0.3
Hancock Primary Care Physicians 0.1
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 8.7
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.6
Hardin Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 1.3
Registered Nurses 10.5
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.7
Harlan Primary Care Physicians 1.0
Physician Specialists 0.6
Registered Nurses 10.8
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.3
Harrison Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 0.5
Registered Nurses 10.5
Pharmacists 1.0
Dentists 0.4
Hart Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.2
Registered Nurses 7.3
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.3
Henderson Primary Care Physicians 0.9
Physician Specialists 1.6
Registered Nurses 10.7
Pharmacists 1.0
Dentists 0.4
Henry Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 8.8
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.1
Hickman Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.6
Registered Nurses 9.5
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.2
Hopkins Primary Care Physicians 1.4
Physician Specialists 1.5
Registered Nurses 14.5
Pharmacists 1.2
Dentists 0.5
Jackson Primary Care Physicians 0.1
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 7.5
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.1
Jefferson Primary Care Physicians 1.6
Physician Specialists 3.0
Registered Nurses 12.9
Pharmacists 1.2
Dentists 1.0
Jessamine Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 13.0
Pharmacists 1.4
Dentists 0.3
Johnson Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 8.0
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.2
Kenton Primary Care Physicians 1.2
Physician Specialists 2.6
Registered Nurses 9.8
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.4
Knott Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 11.4
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.2
Knox Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 7.7
Pharmacists 1.0
Dentists 0.0
Larue Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 10.4
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.3
Laurel Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.9
Registered Nurses 10.0
Pharmacists 1.3
Dentists 0.4
Lawrence Primary Care Physicians 1.0
Physician Specialists 1.9
Registered Nurses 12.5
Pharmacists 1.0
Dentists 0.2
Lee Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 8.2
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.3
Leslie Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 10.2
Pharmacists 0.2
Dentists 0.3
Letcher Primary Care Physicians 1.0
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 14.3
Pharmacists 0.7
Dentists 0.3
Lewis Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 6.0
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.2
Lincoln Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 9.4
Pharmacists 0.3
Dentists 0.1
Livingston Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.5
Registered Nurses 11.7
Pharmacists 0.7
Dentists 0.1
Logan Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 8.1
Pharmacists 0.7
Dentists 0.3
Lyon Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 12.7
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.4
Madison Primary Care Physicians 0.8
Physician Specialists 0.5
Registered Nurses 13.0
Pharmacists 1.0
Dentists 0.4
Magoffin Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 6.7
Pharmacists 0.2
Dentists 0.5
Marion Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.6
Registered Nurses 10.0
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.3
Marshall Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.2
Registered Nurses 12.3
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.3
Martin Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.2
Registered Nurses 7.4
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.2
Mason Primary Care Physicians 1.6
Physician Specialists 1.7
Registered Nurses 10.6
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.6
McCracken Primary Care Physicians 1.0
Physician Specialists 2.6
Registered Nurses 14.7
Pharmacists 1.3
Dentists 0.8
McCreary Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 5.4
Pharmacists 0.3
Dentists 0.2
McLean Primary Care Physicians 0.1
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 14.5
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.1
Meade Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 7.3
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.2
Menifee Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 5.3
Pharmacists 0.3
Dentists 0.1
Mercer Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 12.1
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.4
Metcalfe Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 6.5
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.2
Monroe Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.8
Registered Nurses 8.7
Pharmacists 1.5
Dentists 0.5
Montgomery Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 8.8
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.5
Morgan Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 7.6
Pharmacists 0.7
Dentists 0.4
Muhlenberg Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.9
Registered Nurses 12.3
Pharmacists 0.7
Dentists 0.3
Nelson Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.4
Registered Nurses 12.3
Pharmacists 1.0
Dentists 0.4
Nicholas Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 10.0
Pharmacists 0.4
Dentists 0.3
Ohio Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 11.0
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.3
Oldham Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.4
Registered Nurses 17.5
Pharmacists 2.0
Dentists 0.5
Owen Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 8.4
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.4
Owsley Primary Care Physicians 0.2
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 8.0
Pharmacists 0.9
Dentists 0.0
Pendleton Primary Care Physicians 0.2
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 7.3
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.1
Perry Primary Care Physicians 1.5
Physician Specialists 1.8
Registered Nurses 12.2
Pharmacists 1.5
Dentists 0.6
Pike Primary Care Physicians 1.3
Physician Specialists 1.7
Registered Nurses 8.4
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.5
Powell Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 6.1
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.2
Pulaski Primary Care Physicians 1.1
Physician Specialists 1.3
Registered Nurses 10.7
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.6
Robertson Primary Care Physicians 0.0
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 10.9
Pharmacists 0.0
Dentists 0.0
Rockcastle Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.4
Registered Nurses 7.4
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.2
Rowan Primary Care Physicians 1.2
Physician Specialists 2.0
Registered Nurses 11.2
Pharmacists 1.2
Dentists 0.6
Russell Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 9.5
Pharmacists 1.5
Dentists 0.3
Scott Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.6
Registered Nurses 12.6
Pharmacists 1.4
Dentists 0.3
Shelby Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.5
Registered Nurses 12.7
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.5
Simpson Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.5
Registered Nurses 7.1
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.4
Spencer Primary Care Physicians 0.2
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 14.3
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.2
Taylor Primary Care Physicians 0.9
Physician Specialists 0.7
Registered Nurses 9.2
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.3
Todd Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 6.5
Pharmacists 0.7
Dentists 0.1
Trigg Primary Care Physicians 0.6
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 10.4
Pharmacists 0.6
Dentists 0.2
Trimble Primary Care Physicians 0.3
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 6.7
Pharmacists 0.3
Dentists 0.1
Union Primary Care Physicians 0.5
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 12.5
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.5
Warren Primary Care Physicians 0.9
Physician Specialists 1.7
Registered Nurses 11.0
Pharmacists 1.2
Dentists 0.7
Washington Primary Care Physicians 0.2
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 10.7
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.3
Wayne Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 7.2
Pharmacists 0.5
Dentists 0.2
Webster Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.0
Registered Nurses 11.9
Pharmacists 0.8
Dentists 0.2
Whitley Primary Care Physicians 1.3
Physician Specialists 1.1
Registered Nurses 9.1
Pharmacists 1.2
Dentists 0.5
Wolfe Primary Care Physicians 0.4
Physician Specialists 0.1
Registered Nurses 9.4
Pharmacists 1.1
Dentists 0.1
Woodford Primary Care Physicians 0.7
Physician Specialists 0.3
Registered Nurses 15.5
Pharmacists 1.8
Dentists 0.4

Notes on this indicator: Physician and Dentist data based on provider's county of practice as reported to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure or Kentucky Board of Dentistry.  Nurse, Physician Assistant, and Pharmacist data based on provider's county of residence. 

Data Sources:

Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure

Kentucky Board of Dentistry

Kentucky Board of Nursing

Kentucky Board of Pharmacy