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Prevalence of Asthma (percent adults)

Measures the percentage of adults with Asthma. Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and night-time or early morning coughing. Asthma can be controlled by taking medicine and avoiding the triggers that can cause an attack.

Measurement Period: 2008-2010
Value: 13.94

County

13.94

State

National

HP 2020

  • 4.3
  • 18.3
  • 32.91

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Historical Data

  • Measurement PeriodValue
    2008-201013.94
    2007-200912.7
    2006-200811.9
    2005-200710.9
    2004-200612.1
    2003-200513.5

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Butler, KY; Carroll, KY; Edmonson, KY; Estill, KY; Grayson, KY; Johnson, KY; Lee, KY; Lincoln, KY; Marion, KY; Montgomery, KY; Morgan, KY; Rockcastle, KY; Rowan, KY; Wayne, KY;

  • 13.94
    • 8.7
    • 15.7
    • 22.4
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 32 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 44 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Montgomery

    Macon, AL; Lincoln, AR; Bradford, FL; Lafayette, FL; Dodge, GA; Tattnall, GA; Butler, KY; Carroll, KY; Edmonson, KY; Estill, KY; Grayson, KY; Johnson, KY; Lee, KY; Lincoln, KY; Marion, KY; Montgomery, KY; Morgan, KY; Rockcastle, KY; Rowan, KY; Wayne, KY; Allen, LA; West Feliciana, LA; Calhoun, SC; McCormick, SC; Clay, SD; Bledsoe, TN; Fentress, TN; Lake, TN; Morgan, TN; Wayne, TN; Brunswick, VA; Buckingham, VA; Lincoln, WV;

Source

  • The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org. Data Source: (BRFSS, 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.)

 
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