Percentage of adults who reported doing no physical activity or exercise other than their regular job in the past 30 days
About this data measure
- Regular physical activity prevents the development of serious health conditions, including diabetes and high blood pressure. (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine)
- Since 2016, the prevalence of physical inactivity in Rhode Island has increased slightly.
- Physical inactivity has a high prevalence among adults with less than a high school education, a household income below $25,000, and Hispanic adults.
Measure Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)