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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

$81,152,106

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
Popular Name: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Center for Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, Division of Population Health (DPH), Population Health Surveillance Branch (PHSB).
CFDA Number
93.336

Objectives: The purpose of this program is to provide assistance to State and Territorial Health Departments to maintain and expand: 1) Specific health surveillance on the behaviors of the general adult population that contribute to the occurrences and prevention of chronic diseases, injuries, and other public health threats through the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), and 2) Collection, analysis, and dissemination of BRFSS data to State and Territorial Health Department categorical programs for their use in assessing trends, directing program planning, evaluating program priorities, developing policy, and targeting relevant population groups.

 
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