You are hereHome › Usha Kundu, MD College of Health (COH) › Department of Public Health › Curtis, Denice › Health Risk Behaviors of Kansans 1998 Style APAChicagoHarvardIEEEMLATurabian Choose the citation style. Curtis, D., Pickard, S., Hunt, D. C., & Thompson, B. (1998). Health Risk Behaviors of Kansans 1998. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Download PDF Health Risk Behaviors of Kansans 1998 Details Type Research Report Title Health Risk Behaviors of Kansans 1998 Contributor(s) Curtis, Denice (author)Pickard, Stephen (author)Hunt, D. Charles (author)Thompson, Brian (author) Located In Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Date 1998 Notes Funding for the 1998 Behavioral Risk Factor Survey was provided by a grant award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA. The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the nation's premier system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. Established in 1984 with 15 states, BRFSS now collects data in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories. BRFSS completes more than 400,000 adult interviews each year, making it the largest continuously conducted health survey system in the world URL http://www.kdheks.gov/brfss/ Use/Reproduction Kansas Department of Health and Environment Abstract To determine risk factors for chronic and communicable diseases and injuries, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment utilizes the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to conduct a representative state-wide telephone survey of Kansas residents, aged 18 and older. Throughout the 1998 calendar year, 3,803 Kansans were surveyed to assess their knowledge, attitudes, health behaviors, and other factors that contribute to injury, disability, disease, and premature death in Kansas. Highlights from the Kansas 1998 Behavioral Risk Factor Survey are presented below.