Updated data for Maryland
In 2017, the smoking prevalence among adult mental health clients increased to 38.5%, and the smoking prevalence among adult addictions clients was at 71.7%. Data source: 2010 ADAA.
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 2011: 39.71% 2020: 19.2%
Smoking prevalence among adults by heavy drinking status
Summit Year 2011: 39.6% 2020: 24.3%
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 2011 BRFSS.
Baseline determined at Summit using data from 2010 ADAA.