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Rural Health
Resources by State: Kentucky

Underserved Health Communities
Interactive map showing county-level data for a 10-state region. Includes statistics on county health rankings and roadmaps, population, and ethnicity. Also features stories of two counties in each of these states that have the highest risk for health factors as ranked by the 2016 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region
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GEOStory of Opioid Addiction
Report containing data on issues related to the opioid epidemic in eight northern Kentucky counties. Features statistics with breakdowns on types of opioids involved in overdose deaths, cases of hepatitis, numbers of emergency room visits and hospitalizations.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department
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Kentucky - The Bridge
Quarterly publication focusing on rural health issues and topics pertaining to Kentucky, while spotlighting individuals and programs that exemplify innovation or excellence in Kentucky's rural health landscape.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Kentucky
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Kentucky QuickFacts
State-level data on demographics, housing, income, and other social determinants of health, with the option to add data for counties and cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. Includes information from multiple U.S. Census Bureau censuses, surveys, and programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Kentucky KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Kentucky State Health Facts
State-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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