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Women's Health Resource Center

Welcome to the Women's Health Resource Center. Here you will find data and information on women's physical and mental health issues, as well as publications, reports and links to other women's health data sources. If you need assistance locating information, please contact our office at 502-564-9358 or email: Womens Health.

Health Topics A - Z

To search by specific health topic, click on the link below. (Notice: This link will direct you to the federal Centers for Disease Control Web site).

Health Topics A - Z

Need Data and Statistics? 

Check out Fast Stats state and territorial data organized by health topic.


Violence Against Women Prevention: Statewide Strategic Plan
A Public Health Approach to Violence Against Women Prevention (Jan 2004)

The VAW Prevention Report addresses the role of local health departments and other community resources in efforts to reduce and elminate violence against women in their communities. The report includes findings from a series of assessments as well as specific recommendations to address VAW prevention throughout the state. 

Kentucky Women's Health 2002:  Data, Developments and Decisions provides information on women's health prevention and wellness, as well as the overall status of women’s health in Kentucky. You can view the report in .pdf format with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Women's Health Fact Sheets

Women and Smoking
Women and Substance Abuse
Women and Disability
Women and Mental Health
Women and Diabetes
Women and Reproductive Cancers

National Publications:

The Women's Health and Mortality Chartbook, developed by the National Center for Health Statistics with support from the federal Office on Women's Health, provides state-by-state health information broken down by gender, race and age.

Quick Links

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as a foremost leader in federal government efforts to protect the health and safety of people - at home and abroad - and a source of credible information to enhance health decisions and promote health through strong partnerships.

National Center for Health Statistics

Federal Office for Women's Health and National Women's Health Information Center


Quick Health Data Online

National, state, regional and county data are available by gender, race, ethnicity and age. You can make your own custom tables, graphs and maps. Search the database for statistics on:

  • Demographics
  • Mortality
  • Access to care
  • Infections and chronic disease
  • Reproductive health
  • Maternal health
  • Mental health
  • Violence and Abuse Prevention

Follow this link to get started using this great tool.


Last Updated 7/16/2013
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