Marshall County Health Department









Marshall County Health Rankings 2018

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation collaborates with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute to bring the County Health Rankings to cities, counties, and states across the nation. The County Health Rankings are published online annually at countyhealthrankings.org and provide an overview of the health of a county. 

  Marshall Kentucky Ranking
Health Outcomes     22
     Length of Life     54
            Premature Death (per 100,000) 9,500 9,000  
Quality of Life     3
            Poor/Fair Health 16% 21%  
            Poor Physical Heath Days (last 30 days) 4.2 4.8  
            Poor Mental Heath Days (last 30 days) 4.1 4.8  
            Low Birthweight 7% 9%  
Health Factors     8
     Health Behavior     8
            Adult Smoking 18% 24%  
            Adult Obesity 34% 34%  
            Food Environment Index 8.5 7.0  
            Physical Inactivity 30% 28%  
            Access to Exercise Opportunities 60% 72%  
            Excessive Drinking 16% 16%  
            Alcohol-Impaired Driving Deaths 16% 28%  
            Sexually Transmitted Infections (per 100,000) 248.8 395.2  
            Teen Births (per 1,000) 39 38  
Clinical Care     34
            Uninsured 7% 7%  
            Primary Care Physicians 2,390:1 1,510:1  
            Dentists 3,920:1 1,560:1  
            Mental Health Providers 3,920:1 520:1  
            Preventable Hospital Stays (per 1,000) 71 77  
            Diabetic Monitoring 86% 86%  
            Mammography Screening 66% 59%  
Social & Economic Factors     9
            High School Graduation 93% 89%  
            Some College 60% 60%  
            Unemployment 5.6% 5.0%  
            Children In Poverty 19% 24%  
            Income Inequality 4.3 5.1  
            Children in Single-Parent Households 25% 35%  
            Social Associations (per 10,000) 19.9 10.7  
            Violent Crimes (per 100,000) 91 215  
            Injury Deaths (per 100,000) 110 85  
     Physical Environment     36
            Air Pollution - Particulate Matter 10.1 10  
            Drinking Water Violations No    
            Severe Housing Problems 10% 14%  
            Driving Alone To Work 86% 82%  
            Long Commute - Driving Alone 30% 29%