Exercise 5. Risk Factor Data
--Using BRFSS


The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance, the world’s largest telephone survey, tracks health risks in the United States.


Question 1:
In 2000, how often do people in Connecticut eat fruit and vegetables every day by race?
How does Connecticut compare to the US?


1. Go to BRFSS, at http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/, select Prevalence Data > State > Year > Category and click Go.


2. Select What is your average frequency of fruit and vegetable consumption per day?
3. Select Group by Race and click Go.


4. Select Nationwide and click Go.



Question 2:
What is the most recent information can you find about how often the child (5 to 15 years old) in CT wears a bicycle helmet when riding a bicycle, and by income?
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Instructor: Hongjie Wang, MLS. AHIP
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Hongjie Wang
Lyman Maynard Stowe Library
University of Connecticut Health Center
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