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Developer
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Year
2015

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the nation's premier system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. Established in 1984 with 15 states, BRFSS now collects data in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories. BRFSS completes more than 400,000 adult interviews each year, making it the largest continuously conducted health survey system in the world.

Listed in the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework Interpretive Guide.

Used to measure Indicator R2: Fruits and Vegetables

Funding Source
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Free Material
Yes
Evidence
  • Validated
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