Hawaii created a third goal at the summit: to reduce the smoking rate among adults with Frequent Mental Distress from 24% in 2014 to 19% in 2020.  In 2017, the rate was at 26.1%.  Data source: 2013 BRFSS


Updated data for Hawaii

For consistency in benchmarking and measuring the progress of all states, SCLC has been tracking BRFSS data. Here are the results:

Smoking prevalence among adults by frequent poor mental health status

Summit Year 2014: 24.37%     2020: 18.5%

Smoking prevalence among adults by heavy drinking status

Summit Year 2014: 32.64%     2020: 25.9%

The smoking rate of the adult population in Hawaii who are Heavy Alcohol Users was at 25.9% in 2020. Data has not been provided to SCLC regarding adults with SPMI.

View data from all Leadership Academy States.

Poor mental health – self report 14 or more days with poor mental health in the past 30 days

Heavy drinking: 2015 to present defined as consuming on average more than 14 drinks per week for men, more than 7 drinks per week for women; 2011 to 2014 defined as consuming on average more than 2 drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women.

Baseline determined using 2013 BRFSS.

Baseline for adults with who are Heavy Alcohol Users determined at the Summit using HI DOH, BRFSS. Data source for baseline of adults with SPMI: 2014 HI DOH, Adult Mental Health Division (AMHD), Quality of Life Interview Survey.