This study of health in Boyle, Garrard, Mercer, and Washington counties was sponsored by Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital. Detailed findings and source descriptions are provided in the full 2023 Community Health Needs Assessment Report, which can be downloaded using the link above.

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Area Outlook

  Area US  
Food Insecure 25.0% 43.3% favorable
Smoke Cigarettes 15.1% 23.9% favorable
Overweight (BMI 25+) 76.8% 63.3% unfavorable
Routine Checkup in Past Year 73.0% 65.3% favorable
Trouble Getting Health Care 41.6% 52.5% favorable

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