Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Entry ID: cdc_nccdphp_brfss

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Summary
Abstract: By the early 1980s, scientific research clearly showed that personal
health behaviors played a major role in premature morbidity and
mortality. Although national estimates of health risk behaviors among
U.S. adult populations had been periodically obtained through surveys
conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), these
data were not available on a ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 25.0   E: -67.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Dataset Title: Behavioral Risk Factor Suveillance System
Dataset Release Date: 2001-12-01
Dataset Publisher: CDC, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Version: 2000
Online Resource: http://www.cdc.gov/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Variations for the BRFSS 2000 data year included:
In several states, a portion of sample records intended for use during
one month were completed in another month. This deviation will
disproportionately affect analyses based on monthly, rather than
annual data.

Several states did not ... View entire text
Access Constraints none
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Chronic Disease Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CDC PUBLIC INQUIRIES
Phone: (404) 639-3311
Phone: (404) 639-3534
Phone: (800) 311-3435
Email: cdcinfo at cdc.gov
Contact Address:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd.
City: Atlanta
Province or State: GA
Postal Code: 30333
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Internet
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (404) 639-3311
Phone: (404) 639-3534
Phone: (800) 311-3435
Email: cdcinfo at cdc.gov
Contact Address:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd.
City: Atlanta
Province or State: GA
Postal Code: 30333
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-04-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-17
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-04-26
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