Rhode Island Leadership Academy Summit

Baseline data for Rhode Island

Smoking Prevalence among Adults with Frequent Poor Mental Health

Summit Year 2020 (2019 data): 25.2%.   2020: 31.7%

Smoking Prevalence among Adults by Heavy Drinking Statue

Summit Year 2020 (2019 data): 30.4%.   2020: 27.3%

Baseline Set 2019:

Adults by Frequent Poor Mental Health status: 25.2%       Target: 19.2% by 2026

Adults by Heavy Drinking status: 30.4%                             Target: 24.4% by 2026

In 2020, the smoking rate among adults with Poor Mental Health was 31.7%. The smoking rate among adult Heavy Drinkers was 27.3%.

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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 2020 BRFSS.