☷CDC Releases Data on Chronic Diseases and Related Risk Factors
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Media AdvisoryFor Immediate Release: Tuesday , Sept . 27 , 2022Contact: Media Relations ( 404 ) 639 - 3286What:2021 data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System ( BRFSS ) are now available through CDC’s easy - to - use web - based tool . Data topics include health - related risk behaviors , chronic health conditions , health - care access , and use of preventive services . Topics include:Alcohol UseTobacco UseCardiovascular DiseaseCancerMental and Physical HealthHealthy DaysDepressionDiabetesArthritisAsthmaHIV testingImmunizationsObesity and OverweightPhysical Activity or ExerciseThe tool allows users to understand important health issues in their states and make state and national comparisons quickly and easily . It also offers various ways to display survey results from more than 438 , 000 residents of the United States and U . S . territories . When:Tuesday , September 27 , 2022Where:The BRFSS Prevalence & Trends Data at https://www . cdc . gov/brfss/brfssprevalenceBackground:BRFSS provides a sound basis for understanding health issues in states , assessing , and maintaining public health programs , and making progress on improving health and reducing health disparities . The prevalence and trends tool offers fast access to a large portion of the 2021 data set and can be a helpful resource to reporters , students , public - health officials , and decision - makers . The tool is updated every year .
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