Marshall County Health Department









Marshall County Health Rankings 2020

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     50
            Premature Death (per 100,000) 10,000 9,700  
Quality of Life     3
            Poor/Fair Health 19% 24%  
            Poor Physical Heath Days (last 30 days) 4.4 5.1  
            Poor Mental Heath Days (last 30 days) 4.6 5.0  
            Low Birthweight 7% 9%  
Health Factors     18
     Health Behavior     16
            Adult Smoking 19% 25%  
            Adult Obesity 38% 34%  
            Food Environment Index 8.4 7.0  
            Physical Inactivity 28% 29%  
            Access to Exercise Opportunities 57% 71%  
            Excessive Drinking 16% 17%  
            Alcohol-Impaired Driving Deaths 18% 26%  
            Sexually Transmitted Infections (per 100,000) 280.4 433.7  
            Teen Births (per 1,000) 32 34  
Clinical Care     29
            Uninsured 6% 6%  
            Primary Care Physicians 2,410:1 1,520:1  
            Dentists 3,900:1 1,540:1  
            Mental Health Providers 3,900:1 440:1  
            Preventable Hospital Stays 4,623 5,949  
            Mammography Screening 43% 40%  
            Flu Vaccinations  48% 45%  
Social & Economic Factors     18
            High School Graduation 96% 90%  
            Some College 63% 62%  
            Unemployment 5.3% 4.3%  
            Children In Poverty 18% 22%  
            Income Inequality 4.7 5.1  
            Children in Single-Parent Households 22% 34%  
            Social Associations (per 10,000) 19.1 10.7  
            Violent Crimes (per 100,000) 85 222  
            Injury Deaths (per 100,000) 101 93  
     Physical Environment     88
            Air Pollution - Particulate Matter 11.1 10.7  
            Drinking Water Violations No    
            Severe Housing Problems 11% 14%  
            Driving Alone To Work 90% 82%  
            Long Commute - Driving Alone 30% 30%