Updated data for Kansas
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 2018: 32.7% 2020: 30.2%
Smoking prevalence among adults by heavy drinking status
Summit Year 2018: 30.10% 2020: 30.9%
In 2020, the prevalence of current smoking among Kansas adults aged 18 years and older by Mental Health Status was 30.2%, and the prevalence of current smoking among Kansas adults aged 18 years and older by Heavy Drinking Status was 30.9%.
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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 2016 BRFSS.