This study used data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to examine trends–by type of geographic area, race/ethnicity, and risk factors–in hypertension, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, and asthma, as well as patterns of screening for two of these conditions. BRFSS is a nationally representative study of the adult population in the United States that collects health data on an annual basis. Funded by HRSA’s FORHP.
|Jackson JE, Doescher MP, Hart LG||A national study of lifetime asthma prevalence and trends in metro and non-metro counties, 2000-2003||PUBLICATION||01-01-2007|
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