BRFSS

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BRFSSBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
BRFSSBehavior Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (US CDC)
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They are the first to analyze the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data.
Sleep insufficiency and the natural environment: results from the US Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey.
The 2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) found bingeing in virtually every state and in every population group, regardless of age, ethnicity race, and socioeconomic level.
Data from the CDC 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System indicate that the prevalence of moderate to severe depression was generally higher in South-eastern states compared with other states.
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.
The report, called "State-Specific Obesity Prevalence among Adults--United States, 2009," is based on new data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).
The first was the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, conducted among adults aged 18 years and older on both landline and cellular telephones.
The data are gathered from sources including Dartmouth's Atlas Project, a 15-year-old examination of health-care practices across the United States; the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, which in New Hampshire involves roughly 5,000 telephone surveys a year; and Census Bureau surveys and data.
The effect of the change on testing rates was measured in a logistic regression analysis of data from New York's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.
Today, CDC's National Diabetes Surveillance System includes a comprehensive assembly of diabetes-related data from national and state-based surveys, such as the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, the National Vital Statistics System, and other data sources that examine and track the prevalence and incidence of diabetes and its risk factors in the U.
In a secondary analysis of the 2003 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data set, researchers examined data from 170,577 overweight participants (those who wanted to gain weight or had a healthy BMI [below 23] were excluded).
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