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Updated data on behavioral risk factors

PeriStats has been updated with 2020 Behavioral Risk Surveillance System (BRFSS) data. The BRFSS is a nationally representative telephone survey which annually collects information on health risk behaviors from all 50 states, territories and the District of Columbia. Data is available at the national and state level.

The topics updated include

  • Smoking in women (18-44 years)
  • Smoking in men (18 years and older)
  • Binge alcohol drinking in women (18-44 years)
  • Obesity in women (18-44 years)

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