Health Risk Behaviors
Binge Drinking: The percentage of adults who report having five or more drinks (men) or four or more drinks (women) on an occasion in the past 30 days
Current Smoking: The percentage of adults who report having smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and currently smoke every day or some days
No Leisure-Time Physical Activity: The percentage of adults who did not participate in any physical activities or exercises other than their regular job during the past month
For more information on the CDC’s PLACES initiative and their methodology, visit the CDC PLACES homepage.
2018, 2019, 2020
Why are these variables important to measure?
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