Updated data for Kentucky
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 2015: 42.2% 2020: 34.6%
Smoking prevalence among adults by heavy drinking status
Summit Year 2015: 52.73% 2020: 46.1%
In 2020, the rate of smokers with Poor Mental Health was at 34.6%. The rate of smokers who Binge Drink was at 33.2%.
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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 2013 BRFSS.