Children & Youth Indicator

Prevalence of Youth Smoking (percent of high school students)

2007

Country Percent
USA 23%
State Percent
Kentucky 25%
County Percent
Adair 30%
Allen 25%
Anderson 24%
Ballard 26%
Barren 30%
Bath 27%
Bell 21%
Boone 26%
Bourbon 25%
Boyd 20%
Boyle 32%
Bracken 25%
Breathitt 18%
Breckinridge 26%
Bullitt 31%
Butler 26%
Caldwell 24%
Calloway 24%
Campbell 26%
Carlisle 25%
Carroll 31%
Carter 27%
Casey 18%
Christian 18%
Clark 24%
Clay 30%
Clinton 26%
Crittenden 28%
Cumberland 20%
Daviess 19%
Edmonson 31%
Elliott 29%
Estill 24%
Fayette 24%
Fleming 26%
Floyd 27%
Franklin 27%
Fulton 24%
Gallatin 30%
Garrard 32%
Grant 30%
Graves 23%
Grayson 30%
Green 25%
Greenup 21%
Hancock 19%
Hardin 22%
Harlan 28%
Harrison 25%
Hart 30%
Henderson 31%
Henry 19%
Hickman 22%
Hopkins 25%
Jackson 24%
Jefferson 20%
Jessamine 19%
Johnson 24%
Kenton 30%
Knott 29%
Knox 24%
Larue 24%
Laurel 21%
Lawrence 26%
Lee 26%
Leslie 30%
Letcher 22%
Lewis 31%
Lincoln 30%
Livingston 20%
Logan 31%
Lyon 24%
Madison 23%
Magoffin 25%
Marion 24%
Marshall 25%
Martin 21%
Mason 20%
McCracken 18%
McCreary 31%
McLean 24%
Meade 23%
Menifee 25%
Mercer 25%
Metcalfe 31%
Monroe 24%
Montgomery 26%
Morgan 24%
Muhlenberg 24%
Nelson 19%
Nicholas 31%
Ohio 25%
Oldham 22%
Owen 22%
Owsley 30%
Pendleton 22%
Perry 25%
Pike 27%
Powell 31%
Pulaski 19%
Robertson 26%
Rockcastle 29%
Rowan 23%
Russell 23%
Scott 22%
Shelby 18%
Simpson 20%
Spencer 22%
Taylor 32%
Todd 25%
Trigg 24%
Trimble 25%
Union 29%
Warren 26%
Washington 18%
Wayne 26%
Webster 25%
Whitley 25%
Wolfe 23%
Woodford 24%

Notes on this indicator: Percent of high school students who smoke tobacco products regularly.

Data Sources:

The Health of Kentucky: A County Assessment (Youth Tobacco Survey and Youth Risk Behavior Survey)

Description: Kentucky Institute of Medicine. The Health of Kentucky: A County Assessment. Lexington, KY; 2007. Authors' analysis of data from Youth Tobacco Survey and Youth Risk Behavior Survey (2001-2002).