Annual Survey Reports

The South Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (SC BRFSS) is administered by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) with funding and guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) since 1984. The BRFSS questionnaire is modified each year by the CDC with collaboration of the states. The survey asks a variety of behavior-related questions including tobacco and alcohol consumption, exercise, as well as demographic information, access to health care, health awareness, use of preventive services, and other topics. South Carolina also develops specific “State-added questions” to be included in the survey to meet the needs of the state.

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    2005 Annual survey results
    (2006-12-19) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Division of Biostatistics and Health GIS, Public Health Statistics and Information Services.
    The 2005 SC BRFSS (Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System) consists of 8,440 complete telephone interviews conducted with a randomly selected adult aged 18 years or older from sampled households using a disproportionate stratified sample from all telephone-equipped dwelling units in South Carolina. This report highlights some findings in this survey.