Frequent mental distress
Percentage of adults who reported their mental health was not good 14 or more days in the past 30 days
About this data measure
- Good health includes physical, social, and mental health. Frequent mental distress is a marker of both quality of life and the burden of mental illness.
- Since 2018, the prevalence of frequent mental distress among Rhode Island adults has increased.
- The prevalence of frequent mental distress is higher among adults ages 18-24, Multiracial Rhode Islanders, and those with lower incomes.
Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), CDC