Location: Jessamine County

Key Indicators

Health Outcomes

Premature Death (years lost per 100,000 population) 2013-2017 Jessamine Kentucky
Premature Death (years lost per 100,000 population) 8,337 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 Jessamine Kentucky
Total Mortality (per 100,000 population) 855 915

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 Jessamine Kentucky
Less than 1 year 5 1,832
1-4 years 0 296
5-9 years 0 198
10-14 years 0 256
15-19 years 2 819
20-24 years 2 1,572
25-29 years 4 2,162
30-34 years 4 2,708
35-39 years 7 3,431
40-44 years 7 4,462
45-49 years 13 6,736
50-54 years 17 11,019
55-59 years 22 15,609
60-64 years 28 18,692
65-69 years 29 22,281
70-74 years 37 24,690
75-79 years 60.9 26,730
80-84 years 50 28,407
85 years and older 99 57,797

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Motor Vehicle Deaths (count) 2017 Jessamine Kentucky
Motor Vehicle Deaths (count) 3 782

Data Source: FARS, Kentucky State Data Center

Less than Good Health (percent adults) 2015-2017 Jessamine Kentucky
County 18%(10.71-28.3) 23%(22.6-24.2)
County Group 18%(14.24-23.52) 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) 2015-2017 Jessamine Kentucky
County 3(1.73-4.61) 5(4.9-5.3)
County Group 5(3.39-5.69) 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) 2015-2017 Jessamine Kentucky
County 3(1.23-3.96) 5(4.4-4.8)
County Group 4(2.76-4.66) 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) 2015-2017 Jessamine Kentucky
County 12%(6.03-22.45) 16%(15.4-16.9)
County Group 15%(11.44-19.82) 16%(15.4-16.9)

Data Source: BRFSS

Prevalence of Diabetes (percent adults) 2015-2017 Jessamine Kentucky
County 14%(7.41-23.38) 13%(12.5-13.7)
County Group 13%(9.59-17.41) 13%(12.5-13.7)

Data Source: BRFSS

Prevalence of Hypertension (percent adults) 2015-2017 Jessamine Kentucky
County 30%(19.19-44.56) 39%(38.0-40.3)
County Group 38%(31.01-44.81) 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 Jessamine Kentucky
All Cancers 176 197
Lung and Bronchus 62 66
Colorectal 14 17
Breast 17 21
Prostate 23 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 Jessamine Kentucky
Heart Disease Deaths (per 100,000 population) 151 197

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 Jessamine Kentucky
Stroke Deaths (per 100,000 population) 33 40

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

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Data Sources:

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 State Data Center

Description: Calculated by the Kentucky State Data Center.

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 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.