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The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) is a national telephone survey of people 18 years or older created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The survey asks questions about health behaviors like smoking, exercise and health conditions like diabetes and cancer.
In 2016 Mecklenburg County Public Health conducted a random county-wide telephone survey using questions from the BRFSS. Over 1000 residents completed the survey which was offered in English and Spanish.
For more information about the BRFSS, contact Charisse Jenkins at 980-314-9111
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Additional Mecklenburg BRFSS Information:
2016 BRFSS Methodology Report.pdf
2014 BRFSS Methodology Report
Selected BRFSS Indicators, 2011-2013
or contact Charisse Jenkins at 980-314-9111
If you need additional data, please submit an online data request.
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