Health Outcomes Indicator

Less than Good Health (percent adults)

2018-2020

State Percent
Kentucky County 23%(21.8-23.5)
County Group 23%(21.8-23.5)
Area Development District Percent
Barren River Area Development District 23%(19.8-26.1)
Big Sandy Area Development District 39%(34.6-44.4)
Bluegrass Area Development District 18%(16.1-20.8)
Buffalo Trace Area Development District 22%(17.5-28.1)
Cumberland Valley Area Development District 36%(32.1-40.9)
FIVCO Area Development District 27%(23.0-31.5)
Gateway Area Development District 33%(27.1-38.7)
Green River Area Development District 23%(20.1-27.1)
Kentucky River Area Development District 39%(34.3-43.7)
KIPDA Area Development District 17%(15.2-19.8)
Lake Cumberland Area Development District 30%(26.6-33.5)
Lincoln Trail Area Development District 27%(23.3-30.6)
Northern Kentucky Area Development District 20%(17.8-22.9)
Pennyrile Area Development District 24%(21.3-27.6)
Purchase Area Development District 24%(20.9-28.2)
County Percent
Adair County 31%(21.1-43.7)
County Group 30%(25.6-34.8)
Allen County 35%(22.1-50.3)
County Group 28%(21.2-34.9)
Anderson County 23%(9.2-45.5)
County Group 16%(11.4-22)
Ballard County 10%(4.4-19.5)
County Group 22%(17.8-26.3)
Barren County 26%(18.1-35.4)
County Group 28%(21.2-34.9)
Bath County 27%(17-39.9)
County Group 31%(23.7-38.4)
Bell County 31%(20.2-44.7)
County Group 38%(32.5-43.1)
Boone County 14%(10.4-18.2)
County Group 14%(10.4-18.2)
Bourbon County 7%(2.7-16.9)
County Group 17%(12.8-22.7)
Boyd County 23%(17.3-30.1)
County Group 23%(17.3-30.1)
Boyle County 23%(11.8-41.2)
County Group 31%(25.3-38.3)
Bracken County 21%(9.8-39.4)
County Group 30%(23.6-37.4)
Breathitt County 37%(25.4-51.2)
County Group 37%(30.6-43.4)
Breckinridge County 24%(14.1-38.6)
County Group 23%(18.2-29.5)
Bullitt County 21%(13.3-31.5)
County Group 22%(15.8-28.8)
Butler County 31%(17.1-50.1)
County Group 36%(28.5-43.6)
Caldwell County 24%(14.6-35.9)
County Group 23%(18.7-27.7)
Calloway County 20%(13.4-27.7)
County Group 22%(17.8-26.3)
Campbell County 22%(16.7-29.3)
County Group 22%(16.7-29.3)
Carlisle County 21%(9.3-39.9)
County Group 22%(17.8-26.3)
Carroll County 39%(20.1-61.6)
County Group 13%(8.9-17.7)
Carter County 29%(20.6-38.1)
County Group 27%(20.1-34.2)
Casey County 26%(16.4-38.6)
County Group 30%(25.6-34.8)
Christian County 24%(17.5-30.7)
County Group 22%(16.9-28.2)
Clark County 20%(10.2-35.4)
County Group 17%(12.8-22.7)
Clay County 42%(26.1-59.4)
County Group 38%(32.5-43.1)
Clinton County 34%(20.7-49.6)
County Group 30%(25.6-34.8)
Crittenden County 17%(8.1-32.6)
County Group 23%(18.7-27.7)
Cumberland County 34%(14.8-59.6)
County Group 30%(25.6-34.8)
Daviess County 20%(15.5-25.4)
County Group 20%(15.5-25.4)
Edmonson County 22%(10.9-39.4)
County Group 28%(21.2-34.9)
Elliott County 33%(17.8-51.7)
County Group 31%(23.7-38.4)
Estill County 25%(11.7-46.4)
County Group 29%(21.4-38)
Fayette County 16%(12.7-19.5)
County Group 16%(12.7-19.5)
Fleming County 26%(17.1-37.1)
County Group 21%(15.1-29.2)
Floyd County 44%(35.1-53)
County Group 44%(35.1-53)
Franklin County 20%(13-30.3)
County Group 16%(11.4-22)
Fulton County 44%(25.8-63.7)
County Group 22%(17.8-26.3)
Gallatin County 34%(19.6-52.4)
County Group 30%(23.6-37.4)
Garrard County 22%(10.6-38.8)
County Group 31%(25.3-38.3)
Grant County 28%(19.5-39)
County Group 30%(23.6-37.4)
Graves County 23%(16.4-30)
County Group 22%(17.8-26.3)
Grayson County 34%(23-46.2)
County Group 36%(28.5-43.6)
Green County 36%(20.3-55.1)
County Group 30%(25.6-34.8)
Greenup County 30%(21.9-39.5)
County Group 30%(21.9-39.5)
Hancock County 22%(8.5-47.3)
County Group 23%(18.2-29.5)
Hardin County 24%(18.8-31)
County Group 24%(18.8-31)
Harlan County 39%(28.2-50.4)
County Group 38%(32.5-43.1)
Harrison County 20%(9.8-36.6)
County Group 21%(15.1-29.2)
Hart County 31%(19.6-46.2)
County Group 36%(28.5-43.6)
Henderson County 23%(16.3-32.4)
County Group 28%(21.5-35.8)
Henry County 18%(7.7-37.7)
County Group 13%(8.9-17.7)
Hickman County 34%(15.3-60.3)
County Group 22%(17.8-26.3)
Hopkins County 28%(21.9-35.5)
County Group 26%(20.8-31.7)
Jackson County 43%(28-59.8)
County Group 37%(30.6-43.4)
Jefferson County 19%(16.1-21.3)
County Group 19%(16.1-21.3)
Jessamine County 13%(6.5-25.7)
County Group 17%(12.8-22.7)
Johnson County 36%(24.8-49.7)
County Group 32%(24.8-40.9)
Kenton County 18%(13.7-22.6)
County Group 18%(13.7-22.6)
Knott County 34%(23.9-45.7)
County Group 40%(31.8-48)
Knox County 43%(31-56.7)
County Group 38%(32.5-43.1)
Larue County 17%(8.9-31.1)
County Group 31%(25.3-38.3)
Laurel County 31%(23.7-39.8)
County Group 31%(23.7-39.8)
Lawrence County 26%(15.9-38.6)
County Group 32%(24.8-40.9)
Lee County 41%(25-58.9)
County Group 37%(30.6-43.4)
Leslie County 44%(29.3-60.3)
County Group 38%(29.9-45.9)
Letcher County 47%(35.5-57.7)
County Group 40%(31.8-48)
Lewis County 23%(13.8-36.5)
County Group 27%(20.1-34.2)
Lincoln County 34%(18.6-53.5)
County Group 30%(25.6-34.8)
Livingston County 34%(20.3-51.2)
County Group 23%(18.7-27.7)
Logan County 13%(7.3-22.5)
County Group 21%(16.2-26.1)
Lyon County 18%(10.1-30.6)
County Group 23%(18.7-27.7)
Madison County 20%(13.5-28.7)
County Group 17%(12.8-22.7)
Magoffin County 31%(19.4-44.4)
County Group 37%(30.6-43.4)
Marion County 41%(27.5-56.6)
County Group 31%(25.3-38.3)
Marshall County 22%(15.4-30.5)
County Group 23%(18.7-27.7)
Martin County 33%(17.8-52.1)
County Group 32%(24.8-40.9)
Mason County 19%(12-28.7)
County Group 21%(15.1-29.2)
McCracken County 29%(22-37)
County Group 29%(22-37)
McCreary County 33%(22.2-46.3)
County Group 38%(32.5-43.1)
McLean County 21%(11.5-35.3)
County Group 26%(20.8-31.7)
Meade County 21%(12.9-31.5)
County Group 23%(18.2-29.5)
Menifee County 23%(11-40.9)
County Group 31%(23.7-38.4)
Mercer County 41%(26.1-56.6)
County Group 31%(25.3-38.3)
Metcalfe County 51%(33.2-67.7)
County Group 36%(28.5-43.6)
Monroe County 29%(14.5-49.2)
County Group 30%(25.6-34.8)
Montgomery County 37%(27.7-46.7)
County Group 29%(21.4-38)
Morgan County 37%(24.2-50.8)
County Group 31%(23.7-38.4)
Muhlenberg County 26%(18.9-33.5)
County Group 21%(16.2-26.1)
Nelson County 26%(18.3-34.4)
County Group 22%(15.8-28.8)
Nicholas County 22%(7.2-50.5)
County Group 21%(15.1-29.2)
Ohio County 27%(18.5-37.1)
County Group 23%(18.2-29.5)
Oldham County 4%(1.4-10.2)
County Group 13%(8.9-17.7)
Owen County 24%(13.7-39.6)
County Group 13%(8.9-17.7)
Owsley County 25%(7.8-55.4)
County Group 37%(30.6-43.4)
Pendleton County 35%(21.5-52.1)
County Group 30%(23.6-37.4)
Perry County 34%(26.3-43.5)
County Group 38%(29.9-45.9)
Pike County 41%(33.4-48.5)
County Group 41%(33.4-48.5)
Powell County 19%(6.2-43.7)
County Group 29%(21.4-38)
Pulaski County 30%(24.3-36.1)
County Group 30%(24.3-36.1)
Robertson County 23%(6.2-55.9)
County Group 21%(15.1-29.2)
Rockcastle County 30%(17-46.7)
County Group 37%(30.6-43.4)
Rowan County 34%(21.8-48.2)
County Group 34%(21.8-48.2)
Russell County 30%(21.4-41.1)
County Group 30%(25.6-34.8)
Scott County 8%(3-17.4)
County Group 16%(11.4-22)
Shelby County 10%(4.1-22.8)
County Group 13%(8.9-17.7)
Simpson County 24%(14.4-37.8)
County Group 21%(16.2-26.1)
Spencer County 18%(6.1-43.2)
County Group 22%(15.8-28.8)
Taylor County 24%(15.9-34.6)
County Group 30%(25.6-34.8)
Todd County 18%(9.6-29.6)
County Group 22%(16.9-28.2)
Trigg County 21%(12.4-34.4)
County Group 23%(18.7-27.7)
Trimble County 6%(1.6-21.7)
County Group 13%(8.9-17.7)
Union County 40%(27.1-54.1)
County Group 28%(21.5-35.8)
Warren County 15%(11.3-19)
County Group 15%(11.3-19)
Washington County 38%(23.6-55.5)
County Group 31%(25.3-38.3)
Wayne County 28%(18.4-39.3)
County Group 30%(25.6-34.8)
Webster County 21%(11.2-36.5)
County Group 26%(20.8-31.7)
Whitley County 36%(25.8-48.6)
County Group 38%(32.5-43.1)
Wolfe County 47%(32.7-61.6)
County Group 37%(30.6-43.4)
Woodford County 19%(9.1-35.2)
County Group 16%(11.4-22)

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. 95% confidence intervals listed in parentheses.

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.