Friday, January 30, 2009
Kentucky Improves Health Ranking Among States
In 2008, Kentucky improved its health status ranking among the other 49 states by improving from 43rd to 37th in the state rankings, according to the United Health Foundation. However, the incidence of obesity since 1990 has increased 135%. Our percentage of Kentuckians without health insurance increased over 2007. Not surprising considering the economic climate.