BRFSS


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BRFSS

Behavioural Risk Factor Surveillance System. The world’s largest phone surveillance system, which tracks health risks in the US as a way of improving the general population’s health.
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Prevalence of diagnosed COPD was estimated using the 2015 BRFSS survey, an annual state-based, random-digit-dialed cellular and landline telephone survey of the noninstitutionalized U.S.
We apply a quasiexperimental framework that takes advantage of variation in each mandate within states over time to two individual-level datasets (the CPS and the BRFSS) as well as state-level Vital Statistics data on births and abortions (see Table 2 and Section IV for details).
The new BRFSS depression numbers come from a wave of surveys conducted in 2016.
We examined a number of CHCs as explanatory variables in this study in response to the survey question: "Have you ever been diagnosed by this chronic condition?" Participants were asked about ten chronic health conditions in BRFSS including the heart attack, angina, stroke, asthma, cancer, COPD, CKD, arthritis, depression, and diabetes [15].
Using Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) ratings of states' activities (e.g., policies and enforcement) to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, Shults and associates (2002) found that BRFSS respondents living in states with a MADD grade of "D" were 60% more likely to report driving after drinking than respondents from states with an "A" grade.
In this study, we used nationally representative cross-sectional surveys from BRFSS for 2006-2012 to examine the effect of the 2009 USPSTF updated recommendations on the prevalence of mammography in the United States among women of all age groups.
The 2011 BRFSS was conducted via telephone, either landline or mobile.
All states and territories report the mean number of "mentally unhealthy days" per month in the BRFSS because it is a core feature of the survey.
(10) The BRFSS, a collaborative project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the states, is a telephone survey of the adult population (age 18 or older) living in households.
(PMAI), presented his paper on "Epidemiology and Surveillance of a Disease State in a Primary Care Practice," at the CDC's 28th Annual BRFSS Conference in Atlanta, GA.
Data were collected from 19 states that answered the Vision Impairment and Access to Eye Care modules of CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), a telephone survey that annually tracks health risks in the United States.
Therefore, the purpose of this study was to identify if rural Pennsylvanians experience more heart disease than urban Pennsylvanians, and to evaluate risk factors for heart disease among rural Pennsylvanians by analyzing data from the 2005 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).