Health Outcomes

Frequent physical distress

Percentage of adults who reported their physical health was not good 14 or more days in the past 30 days

About this data measure

  • Experiencing consistent physical problems can negatively impact a person’s quality of life.
  • The prevalence of frequent physical distress in Rhode Island has increased since 2020.
  • The prevalence of frequent physical distress is higher among those with lower incomes, less educational attainment, those above the age of 55, and Multiracial Rhode Islanders.

Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), CDC

Frequent physical distress over time

Frequent physical distress demographic breakout