BRFSS

What are the specific disability and limitation types underlying responses to the BRFSS disability questions?

Joshua Mann, M.P.H., M.D., Pallavi Balte, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., John Clarkson, M.P.H., Daniela Nitcheva, Ph.D., Catherine Leigh Graham, M.E.B.M.E., Suzanne McDermott, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 1, p17–28 Published online: July 2 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.06.007 Abstract Background Researchers rely on resources such as BRFSS data to understand the health status of people with […]

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State and local area estimates of depression and anxiety among adults with disabilities in 2006

Catherine A. Okoro, M.S., Lela R. McKnight-Eily, Ph.D., Tara W. Strine, M.P.H., John E. Crews, Ph.D., James B. Holt, Ph.D., Lina S. Balluz, Sc.D. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 78–90, April 2011 Published […]

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Personal emergency preparedness for people with disabilities from the 2006-2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Smith DL, Notaro SJ. Disabil Health J. 2009 Apr;2(2):86-94. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2009.01.001. SOURCE:  Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65203, USA. smithdiane@health.missouri.edu BACKGROUND:  People with disabilities may be disproportionately at risk of injury or death in emergency situations due to physical, cognitive, and socioeconomic factors. These factors individually or in […]

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Factors predicting individual emergency preparedness: a multi-state analysis of 2006 BRFSS data

Ablah E, Konda K, Kelley CL.  Biosecur Bioterror. 2009 Sep;7(3):317-30. doi: 10.1089/bsp.2009.0022. SOURCE:  Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Wichita, KS 67214, USA. eablah@kumc.edu ABSTRACT:  Disasters pose a very real threat to every individual in the United States. One way to mitigate the threat of disasters is through […]

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BRFSS State and Territory Questions Concerning Disability and Activity Limitation 2005-2008

This insert is a continuation of the original report “BRFSS State and Territory Questions Concerning Disability and Activity Limitation 1999-2005” and follows the same format, continuing up to 2008 and including the most current information available from each state. Download: PDF

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BRFSS State and Territory Questions Concerning Disability and Activity Limitation 1999-2005

The American Association on Heath and Disability (AAHD) surveyed state and territorial BRFSS coordinators requesting copies of questions added to BRFSS concerning disability or activity limitation between 1999 and 2005. This report presents a compendium of optional module and state-added questions used by each state. In this document, BRFSS questions are presented in two formats. In Part A, the alphabetized state […]

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