Marshall County Health Department









Marshall County Health Rankings 2019

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     27
     Length of Life     62
            Premature Death (per 100,000) 10,500 9,700  
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 8% 9%  
Health Factors     11
     Health Behavior     9
            Adult Smoking 18% 24%  
            Adult Obesity 37% 34%  
            Food Environment Index 8.5 6.9  
            Physical Inactivity 27% 27%  
            Access to Exercise Opportunities 57% 71%  
            Excessive Drinking 16% 16%  
            Alcohol-Impaired Driving Deaths 15% 27%  
            Sexually Transmitted Infections (per 100,000) 215.4 413.2  
            Teen Births (per 1,000) 35 36  
Clinical Care     26
            Uninsured 6% 6%  
            Primary Care Physicians 2,610:1 1,520:1  
            Dentists 3,920:1 1,530:1  
            Mental Health Providers 4,480:1 490:1  
            Preventable Hospital Stays 4,353 6,168  
            Mammography Screening 44% 38%  
            Flu Vaccinations  46% 43%  
Social & Economic Factors     15
            High School Graduation 96% 90%  
            Some College 63% 61%  
            Unemployment 5.9% 4.9%  
            Children In Poverty 17% 22%  
            Income Inequality 4.2 5.1  
            Children in Single-Parent Households 23% 34%  
            Social Associations (per 10,000) 20.1 10.6  
            Violent Crimes (per 100,000) 85 222  
            Injury Deaths (per 100,000) 108 91  
     Physical Environment     76
            Air Pollution - Particulate Matter 11.1 10.7  
            Drinking Water Violations No    
            Severe Housing Problems 12% 14%  
            Driving Alone To Work 88% 82%  
            Long Commute - Driving Alone 30% 30%