Health Outcomes Indicator

Less than Good Health (percent adults)

2013-2015

State Percent
Kentucky County 23%(22.5-24)
County Group 23%(22.5-24)
County Percent
Adair County 28%(19.62-37.9)
County Group 28%(24.4-31.44)
Allen County 30%(20.1-41.35)
County Group 26%(21.27-32.02)
Anderson County 24%(14.13-39)
County Group 22%(17.45-27.9)
Ballard County 23%(14.2-34.47)
County Group 21%(17.14-25.05)
Barren County 24%(17.69-32.43)
County Group 26%(21.27-32.02)
Bath County 35%(26.51-44.77)
County Group 34%(29.59-39.04)
Bell County 36%(27.88-45.27)
County Group 38%(34.13-41.47)
Boone County 13%(10.03-16.02)
County Group 13%(10.03-16.02)
Bourbon County 21%(10.15-37.33)
County Group 22%(18.22-27.1)
Boyd County 26%(21.84-31.51)
County Group 26%(21.84-31.51)
Boyle County 30%(19.64-43.15)
County Group 26%(21.57-31.85)
Bracken County 21%(14.6-29.75)
County Group 19%(14.19-23.95)
Breathitt County 29%(21.79-37.92)
County Group 35%(31.04-39.45)
Breckinridge County 21%(13.91-29.58)
County Group 21%(16.65-25.93)
Bullitt County 21%(14.06-28.95)
County Group 20%(15.58-25.87)
Butler County 21%(11.83-34.44)
County Group 27%(22.29-32.93)
Caldwell County 23%(14.69-35.12)
County Group 20%(16.61-24.43)
Calloway County 12%(7.82-17.7)
County Group 21%(17.14-25.05)
Campbell County 18%(14.19-22.92)
County Group 18%(14.19-22.92)
Carlisle County 13%(6.11-25.02)
County Group 21%(17.14-25.05)
Carroll County 18%(8.15-35.89)
County Group 22%(17.69-26.9)
Carter County 31%(24.56-39.24)
County Group 32%(27.35-37.92)
Casey County 29%(19.41-40.38)
County Group 28%(24.4-31.44)
Christian County 24%(17.83-30.73)
County Group 24%(18.55-29.39)
Clark County 20%(12.78-30.32)
County Group 22%(18.22-27.1)
Clay County 42%(30.59-54.15)
County Group 38%(34.13-41.47)
Clinton County 32%(21.06-45.94)
County Group 28%(24.4-31.44)
Crittenden County 24%(12.5-40.96)
County Group 20%(16.61-24.43)
Cumberland County 29%(17.4-45.3)
County Group 28%(24.4-31.44)
Daviess County 20%(16.2-25.25)
County Group 20%(16.2-25.25)
Edmonson County 26%(16.68-39.1)
County Group 26%(21.27-32.02)
Elliott County 43%(30.51-55.92)
County Group 34%(29.59-39.04)
Estill County 37%(22.01-55.28)
County Group 29%(22.02-37.43)
Fayette County 15%(11.88-18.1)
County Group 15%(11.88-18.1)
Fleming County 29%(22.22-36.74)
County Group 26%(19.93-33.65)
Floyd County 40%(33.48-46.05)
County Group 40%(33.48-46.05)
Franklin County 20%(13.01-29.87)
County Group 22%(17.45-27.9)
Fulton County
County Group 21%(17.14-25.05)
Gallatin County
County Group 19%(14.19-23.95)
Garrard County 29%(16.81-45.7)
County Group 26%(21.57-31.85)
Grant County 18%(11.19-27.31)
County Group 19%(14.19-23.95)
Graves County 28%(20.8-35.58)
County Group 21%(17.14-25.05)
Grayson County 29%(20.63-38.2)
County Group 27%(22.29-32.93)
Green County 23%(14.53-35.32)
County Group 28%(24.4-31.44)
Greenup County 29%(23.71-34.71)
County Group 29%(23.71-34.71)
Hancock County 20%(11.3-31.96)
County Group 21%(16.65-25.93)
Hardin County 22%(17.86-27.81)
County Group 22%(17.86-27.81)
Harlan County 41%(33.66-49.3)
County Group 38%(34.13-41.47)
Harrison County 24%(13.93-36.89)
County Group 26%(19.93-33.65)
Hart County 27%(18.61-36.8)
County Group 27%(22.29-32.93)
Henderson County 22%(16.02-28.4)
County Group 21%(16.03-26.13)
Henry County 22%(12.74-35.38)
County Group 22%(17.69-26.9)
Hickman County
County Group 21%(17.14-25.05)
Hopkins County 25%(19.36-32.7)
County Group 25%(20.02-30.68)
Jackson County 38%(28.03-49.48)
County Group 35%(31.04-39.45)
Jefferson County 20%(18.14-22.7)
County Group 20%(18.14-22.7)
Jessamine County 22%(15.06-32.01)
County Group 22%(18.22-27.1)
Johnson County 44%(36.78-51.94)
County Group 40%(34.25-45.14)
Kenton County 15%(11.8-17.98)
County Group 15%(11.8-17.98)
Knott County 39%(31.16-48.03)
County Group 38%(32.83-44.07)
Knox County 32%(24.14-40.82)
County Group 38%(34.13-41.47)
Larue County 23%(13.9-35.32)
County Group 26%(21.57-31.85)
Laurel County 33%(26.79-40.45)
County Group 33%(26.79-40.45)
Lawrence County 34%(25-43.32)
County Group 40%(34.25-45.14)
Lee County 43%(31.01-55.53)
County Group 35%(31.04-39.45)
Leslie County 40%(31.49-50.19)
County Group 40%(34.87-45.47)
Letcher County 37%(30.26-45.2)
County Group 38%(32.83-44.07)
Lewis County 34%(28.03-41.02)
County Group 32%(27.35-37.92)
Lincoln County 25%(14.84-38.74)
County Group 28%(24.4-31.44)
Livingston County 15%(8.41-24.44)
County Group 20%(16.61-24.43)
Logan County 32%(23.8-41.38)
County Group 33%(27.46-38.85)
Lyon County 16%(7.08-32.16)
County Group 20%(16.61-24.43)
Madison County 23%(17.21-31.03)
County Group 22%(18.22-27.1)
Magoffin County 36%(27.28-46.74)
County Group 35%(31.04-39.45)
Marion County 27%(18.15-37.9)
County Group 26%(21.57-31.85)
Marshall County 20%(14.69-26.73)
County Group 20%(16.61-24.43)
Martin County 37%(24.83-50.24)
County Group 40%(34.25-45.14)
Mason County 27%(19.11-37.15)
County Group 26%(19.93-33.65)
McCracken County 20%(14.95-25.32)
County Group 20%(14.95-25.32)
McCreary County 43%(32.41-53.45)
County Group 38%(34.13-41.47)
McLean County 27%(14.01-45.35)
County Group 25%(20.02-30.68)
Meade County 18%(11.51-26.94)
County Group 21%(16.65-25.93)
Menifee County 34%(23.87-45.58)
County Group 34%(29.59-39.04)
Mercer County 24%(14.07-38.33)
County Group 26%(21.57-31.85)
Metcalfe County 31%(18.33-47.24)
County Group 27%(22.29-32.93)
Monroe County 26%(15.67-41.03)
County Group 28%(24.4-31.44)
Montgomery County 26%(20.24-33.5)
County Group 29%(22.02-37.43)
Morgan County 30%(23.65-37.58)
County Group 34%(29.59-39.04)
Muhlenberg County 31%(23.65-39.89)
County Group 33%(27.46-38.85)
Nelson County 21%(15.63-27.96)
County Group 20%(15.58-25.87)
Nicholas County
County Group 26%(19.93-33.65)
Ohio County 25%(15.84-36.39)
County Group 21%(16.65-25.93)
Oldham County 20%(13.32-28.72)
County Group 22%(17.69-26.9)
Owen County 40%(25.37-56.08)
County Group 22%(17.69-26.9)
Owsley County 32%(20.16-45.92)
County Group 35%(31.04-39.45)
Pendleton County 18%(10.91-28.58)
County Group 19%(14.19-23.95)
Perry County 40%(33.63-46.29)
County Group 40%(34.87-45.47)
Pike County 33%(28.96-38.31)
County Group 33%(28.96-38.31)
Powell County 25%(13.14-42.74)
County Group 29%(22.02-37.43)
Pulaski County 29%(23.66-34.29)
County Group 29%(23.66-34.29)
Robertson County 18%(9.18-31.87)
County Group 26%(19.93-33.65)
Rockcastle County 33%(23.89-43.07)
County Group 35%(31.04-39.45)
Rowan County 27%(20.87-33.17)
County Group 27%(20.87-33.17)
Russell County 30%(20.2-41.58)
County Group 28%(24.4-31.44)
Scott County 26%(17.06-37.42)
County Group 22%(17.45-27.9)
Shelby County 20%(12.11-31.26)
County Group 22%(17.69-26.9)
Simpson County 39%(25.12-55.22)
County Group 33%(27.46-38.85)
Spencer County
County Group 20%(15.58-25.87)
Taylor County 26%(18.78-35.89)
County Group 28%(24.4-31.44)
Todd County 23%(15.38-32.99)
County Group 24%(18.55-29.39)
Trigg County 23%(13.34-36.06)
County Group 20%(16.61-24.43)
Trimble County
County Group 22%(17.69-26.9)
Union County 18%(11.29-28.48)
County Group 21%(16.03-26.13)
Warren County 17%(13.46-21.99)
County Group 17%(13.46-21.99)
Washington County 23%(12.76-37.29)
County Group 26%(21.57-31.85)
Wayne County 31%(22.95-40.6)
County Group 28%(24.4-31.44)
Webster County 22%(13.93-33.01)
County Group 25%(20.02-30.68)
Whitley County 35%(27.67-42.82)
County Group 38%(34.13-41.47)
Wolfe County 38%(27.34-50.13)
County Group 35%(31.04-39.45)
Woodford County 17%(9.1-29.15)
County Group 22%(17.45-27.9)

Notes on this 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 Sources:

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.