newport bridge at night

Data Sources

​​​​​Fatality Analysis Reporting System

FARS is a nationwide census providing NHTSA, Congress and the American public yearly data regarding fatal injuries suffered in motor vehicle traffic crashes.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

A state-based system of health surveys that collects information on health risk behaviors, preventative health practices, and health care access primarily related to chronic disease and injury

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Monitors priority health risk behaviors and the prevalence of obesity and asthma among youth and young adults

National Survey on Drug Use & Health 

A survey that provides national and state level data on the use of tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs (including non-medical use of prescription drugs) and mental health in the United States

Rhode Island Student Survey 

A statewide risk and prevalence survey that provides data on substance use, bullying, depression, suicide and violence among youth.

Rhode Island Young Adult Survey

The Rhode Island Young Adult Survey (RIYAS) is a behavioral health survey administered to a convenience sample of adults aged 18-25 years, residing in Rhode Island for at least part of the year.