Compare Vitalnet BRFSS Results with Results from Other Sources - CT



Table of Contents:

BRFSS Overall QuestionMatch Status
MatchFixedClashUnk
  Access: Has a personal health care provider?  4100
  Access: Had medical checkup within past year?  4100
  Access: Has health care coverage?  4100
  Access: Lacked health care due to cost?  4100
  Alcohol: Had a drink within past 30 days?  9200
  Alcohol: Has recently been a heavy drinker?  9100
  Alcohol: Has recently been a binge drinker?  7210
  Arthritis: Doctor made a diagnosis of arthritis?  1100
  Arthritis: Doctor advised exercise for arthritis?  0100
  Arthritis: Doctor advised weight loss for arthritis?  0100
  Arthritis: Ever took a class to manage arthritis?  0100
  Aspirin: Takes aspirin daily or every other day?  1100
  Asthma: Told had asthma by doctor or nurse?  9100
  Asthma: Told had asthma, and still has?  9100
  Asthma: Told had asthma, and no longer has?  5000
  Asthma: Medicine to prevent asthma recently?  0000
  BMI Category: Is overweight (BMI 25 to 30)?  4100
  BMI Category: Is obese (BMI at least 30)?  4100
  BMI Category: Is overweight or obese (BMI 25+)?  4100
  Breast Exam: Ever had a clinical breast exam?  3000
  Breast Exam: Had clinical breast exam in past year?  3000
  Cell Phone: Has cell phone for personal use?  0000
  Cholesterol: Ever had cholesterol checked?  1100
  Cholesterol: Had cholesterol check in past 5 years?  1100
  Cholesterol: Had cholesterol check and told high?  1100
  Colon Exam: Ever had a colon exam?  3000
  Colon Exam: Had colon exam in past 5 years?  3000
  Demographics: Is currently employed?  4100
  Demographics: Is married?  4100
  Demographics: Does mostly sitting and standing at work?  1100
  Demographics: Does mostly heavy labor at work?  1100
  Demographics: Was ever active duty in US military?  4100
  Diabetes: Had test for diabetes in past 3 years?  3000
  Diabetes: Ever diabetic (include pregnancy)?  4100
  Diabetes: Ever diabetic (exclude pregnancy)?  4100
  Diabetes: Had diabetic foot sores for 4 weeks?  0101
  Diabetes: Told eyes were affected by diabetes?  3101
  Diabetes Care: Saw a doctor in past year for diabetes?  3101
  Diabetes Care: Is taking diabetes pills?  0101
  Diabetes Care: Is taking insulin?  3101
  Diabetes Care: Took a class to manage diabetes?  3101
  Diabetes Exams: Checks blood sugar daily?  3101
  Diabetes Exams: Checked Hb A1C in past year?  3101
  Diabetes Exams: Checked Hb A1C twice in past year?  3101
  Diabetes Exams: Had diabetic eye exam in past year?  3101
  Diabetes Exams: Had diabetic foot exam in past year?  3101
  Diabetes Exams: Does daily diabetic foot self-exam?  3101
  Diet: At least 5 fruits and vegetables a day?  1100
  Diet: Less than 1 fruits and vegetables a day?  1100
  Disability: Is limited in activities by a disability?  4100
  Disability: Special equipment for health problem?  4100
  Environment: Has home fuel-powered furnace?  0001
  Exercise: Leisure time exercise in past month?  5000
  Exercise: Moderate activity 10+ minutes per week?  1100
  Exercise: Vigorous activity 10+ minutes per week?  1100
  Exercise: Moderate activity recommendations met?  1100
  Exercise: Vigorous activity recommendations met?  1100
  Exercise: Physical activity recommendations met?  1100
  Exercise: Meets 150' physical activity guideline?  2000
  General Health: Has excellent general health?  5000
  General Health: Has good or better general health?  4100
  General Health: Has fair or poor general health?  4100
  General Health: Has poor general health?  4100
  Healthy Days: Poor physical health recently?  4100
  Healthy Days: Poor mental health recently?  4100
  Healthy Days: Health limited activities recently?  4100
  Heart Disease: Ever told had coronary heart disease?  10000
  Heart Disease: Ever had a heart attack?  4100
  Heart Disease: Ever had heart disease?  4100
  Heart Disease: Ever had cardiovascular disease?  4100
  Heart Disease: Outpatient rehab after heart attack?  1100
  Heart Facts: MI symptom? Jaw, neck, or back pain?  1100
  Heart Facts: MI symptom? Feeling weak or faint?  1100
  Heart Facts: MI symptom? Chest pain or discomfort?  1100
  Heart Facts: MI symptom? Sudden trouble seeing?  1100
  Heart Facts: MI symptom? Arm or shoulder pain?  1100
  Heart Facts: MI symptom? Shortness of breath?  1100
  Heart Facts: Recognizes all heart attack symptoms?  1100
  HIV / AIDS: Has an HIV risk factor?  3000
  HIV / AIDS: Has ever been tested for HIV?  4100
  Hypertension: Was ever told has hypertension (HTN)?  1101
  HTN Advice: Advised to change eating habits?  1100
  HTN Advice: Advised to reduce salt intake?  1100
  HTN Advice: Advised to reduce alcohol use?  1100
  HTN Advice: Advised to exercise?  1100
  HTN Advice: Advised to take medicine?  1100
  HTN Care: To lower HTN: Changing diet?  1101
  HTN Care: To lower HTN: Reducing salt?  1101
  HTN Care: To lower HTN: Reducing alcohol?  1101
  HTN Care: To lower HTN: Exercising?  1101
  HTN Care: To lower HTN: Taking medicine?  1101
  Hysterectomy: Ever had a hysterectomy?  3000
  Influenza: Adult had flu shot in past year?  4100
  Influenza: Adult had flu spray in past year?  4100
  Influenza: Adult had flu shot or spray in past year?  4100
  Joint Pain: Had joint symptoms recently?  0100
  Joint Pain: Is limited by arthritis or joint symptoms?  1100
  Joint Pain: Saw a doctor for joint symptoms?  0100
  Life Quality: Felt full of energy recently?  0000
  Life Quality: Pain made activities hard recently?  0000
  Life Quality: Felt depressed recently?  0000
  Life Quality: Not enough sleep recently?  3000
  Life Quality: Felt anxious recently?  0000
  Mammogram: Ever had a mammogram?  3000
  Mammogram: Had a mammogram in past year?  3000
  Mammogram: Had a mammogram in past 2 years?  3000
  Oral Health: Visited a dentist in past year?  3000
  Oral Health: Had teeth cleaned in past year?  3000
  Oral Health: Any teeth have been removed?  3000
  Oral Health: Six or more teeth have been removed?  3000
  Oral Health: All teeth have been removed?  3000
  Osteoporosis: Has ever had osteoporosis?  0000
  Pap Test: Ever had a Pap test?  3000
  Pap Test: Had a Pap test in past year?  3000
  Pap Test: Had a Pap test in past 3 years?  3000
  Pregnancy: Is currently pregnant?  4100
  Prostate: Ever had prostate cancer?  3000
  Prostate: Ever had a PSA test?  3000
  Prostate: Had a PSA test within past year?  3000
  Prostate: Had a PSA test within past two years?  3000
  Rectal Exam: Ever had a digital rectal exam?  3000
  Rectal Exam: Had digital rectal exam in past year?  3000
  Rectal Exam: Had digital rectal exam in past 2 years?  3000
  Rectal Exam: Had digital rectal exam in past 5 years?  3000
  Satisfaction: Satisfied or very satisfied with life?  4100
  Satisfaction: Dissatisfied or very dissatisfied?  4100
  Smokeless: Used or tried smokeless tobacco product?  0000
  Smokeless: Currently use smokeless tobacco product?  2000
  Smoking: Smoked 100 cigarettes in entire life?  4100
  Smoking: Smoked 100 and currently smokes?  4100
  Smoking: Quit smoking at least 1 day in past year?  4100
  Smoking: Saw doctor for care in past year?  0000
  Smoking: Discussed medication to quit smoking?  0000
  Smoking: Discussed other ways to quit smoking?  0000
  Smoking: Advised to quit smoking in past year?  0000
  Smoking: Doctor advised to quit smoking past year?  0000
  Stool Test: Ever had home blood stool test?  3000
  Stool Test: Had home blood stool test in past year?  3000
  Stroke: Ever told had a stroke?  9100
  Stroke: Had outpatient rehab after stroke?  1100
  Stroke Facts: Is a stroke symptom? Confusion?  1100
  Stroke Facts: Is a stroke symptom? Numbness?  1100
  Stroke Facts: Is a stroke symptom? Trouble seeing?  1100
  Stroke Facts: Is a stroke symptom? Chest pain?  1100
  Stroke Facts: Is a stroke symptom? Dizziness?  1100
  Stroke Facts: Is a stroke symptom? Bad headache?  1100
  Stroke Facts: Recognizes all stroke symptoms?  1100
  Support: Always gets emotional support?  4100
  Support: Usually gets emotional support?  4100
  Support: Rarely gets emotional support?  4100
  Support: Never gets emotional support?  4100
  Vaccines: Ever had pneumococcal vaccine?  4100
  Violence: In safe place to answer questions?  0001
  Violence: Intimate partner threatened violence?  0001
  Violence: Intimate partner attempted violence?  0001
  Violence: Intimate partner committed violence?  0001
  Violence: Unwanted sex from intimate partner?  0001
  Visual: Ever had a work-related eye injury?  0001
  Visual: Currently has cataracts?  0003
  Visual: Difficulty recognizing friend across street?  0000
  Visual: Had eye exam in past year?  0000
  Visual: Was ever told has glaucoma?  2001
  Visual: Has health insurance for eye care?  2001
  Visual: Lacked eye care in past year due to cost?  0000
  Visual: Ever had macular degeneration?  2001
  Visual: Missed a work day due to eye injury?  0000
  Visual: Visited eye doctor in past year?  0000
  Visual: Has difficulty reading typed text?  0000
  Visual: Has difficulty watching television?  0000
  Weight Control: Doctor advised weight loss?  0000
  Weight Control: Trying to lose weight?  0000
  Weight Control: Trying to keep from gaining weight?  0000
  Weight Control: Eating less calories or fat to lose weight?  0000
  Weight Control: Is exercising to control weight?  0000
BRFSS Overall QuestionMatch Status
MatchFixedClashUnk
  All Questions 398105131

Key to Table of Contents 'Match Status':

Match - results from Vitalnet and other system agree.
Fixed - results disagree, but the discrepancy has been explained.
Clash - results disagree, and the discrepancy has NOT been explained.
Unk - results currently lacking for a validation comparison.



Summary for 174 Overall Questions:

1Overall question has an unresolved discrepancy
140Overall question has at least one exact match, and no unresolved discrepancy
33Overall question not tested (external comparison not found)

PERSDOC________NOW_ - Has a personal health care provider?

Question text: Do you have one person you think of as your personal doctor or health care provider? Or more than one?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY86.5886.587529752984748474CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY86.2986.626705670574987498CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY87.4987.495540554061356135CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY87.3587.355873587364816481CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY88.3088.306179617967636763CT_VN___US_VN___



CHECKUP_____1X_1YR_ - Had a medical checkup within past year?

Question text: About how long has it been since you last visited a doctor for a routine checkup?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY70.7770.776276627684068406CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY69.8669.585537553774457445CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY68.6368.634508450860906090CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY71.3271.324868486864396439CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY70.9270.925099509967166716CT_VN___US_VN___



HLTHPLAN_______NOW_ - Has health care coverage or insurance?

Question text: Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs, or government plans such as Medicare?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY89.8589.857740774084768476CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY90.4290.646908690874997499CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY91.5691.565726572661396139CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY90.5590.556018601864856485CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY90.1990.196259625967626762CT_VN___US_VN___



MEDCOST________1YR_ - Lacked health care in past year due to cost?

Question text: Was there a time in the past 12 months when you needed to see a doctor but could not because of cost?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 8.99 8.9978478484818481CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 9.43 9.2763563575077507CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 8.53 8.5352552561406140CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 9.44 9.4458758764866486CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 9.59 9.5959459467596759CT_VN___US_VN___



DRINKANY_____MONTH_ - Had a drink within past 30 days?

Question text: During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

9Exact matches
2Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY63.3963.395039503984298429CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2006% YesY63.3963.4 5039503984298429CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2007% YesY65.7365.8 4642464274697469CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2007% YesY65.7365.764642464274697469CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY65.7665.8 4642464274697469CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2008% YesY65.7065.703729372961186118CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY65.7065.7 3729372961186118CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2009% YesY67.0467.0 4017401764306430CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2009% YesY67.0467.044017401764306430CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY66.0866.084049404967326732CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY66.0866.1 4049404967326732CT_VN___US_WEAT_



_RFDRHVY_______30D_ - Was a heavy drinker during past 30 days?

Question text: During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average? 'Heavy drinker' is 2 drinks a day for males, 1 for females.

Contacted Utah BRFSS for help resolving 2010 discrepancy. CDC results agreed with Vitalnet results. We resolved the discrepancy. Utah IBIS was treating 99 as a number of days, instead of unknown.

9Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 5.35 5.3 39439482078207CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2006% YesY 5.35 5.3539439482078207CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 5.95 5.9137737773037303CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 5.95 5.9 37737773037303CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2008% YesY 7.01 7.0132232259885988CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 7.01 7.0 32232259885988CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2009% YesY 6.18 6.1835735763096309CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 6.18 6.2 35735763096309CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2010% YesY 4.96 4.9629029066016601CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 4.96 5.0 29029066016601CT_VN___US_WEAT_



_RFBINGE_______30D_ - Has been a binge drinker in past 30 days?

Question text: During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor? During the past month, how many days per week or per month did you drink any alcoholic beverages, on the average? Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks (Starting in 2006, 4 or more drinks for women) on an occasion?

7Exact matches
2Resolved discrepancies
1Unresolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY14.4014.4091591582138213CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2006% YesN14.4014.5 91593482138309CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2007% YesY17.9217.8 91091073797379CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2007% YesY17.9217.8091091073797379CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY16.6316.6367967960446044CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY16.6316.6 67967960446044CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2009% YesY18.9718.9775575563616361CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY18.9719.0 75575563616361CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2010% YesY17.4417.4471771766626662CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY17.4417.4 71771766626662CT_VN___US_WEAT_



HAVARTH_______EVER_ - Doctor ever made a diagnosis of arthritis?

Question text: Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia?

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY25.4425.522529252973857385CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY24.9324.932232223263206320CT_VN___US_VN___



ARTHEXER______EVER_ - Doctor ever suggested exercise for arthritis?

Only asked if: Reports having arthritis

Question text: Has a doctor or other health professional EVER suggested physical activity or exercise to help your arthritis or joint symptoms?

1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY52.6352.791806180632743274CT_VN___US_VN___



ARTHWGT_______EVER_ - Doctor ever suggested weight loss for arthritis?

Only asked if: Reports having arthritis

Question text: Has a doctor or other health professional EVER suggested losing weight to help your arthritis or joint symptoms?

1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY28.7528.901025102533003300CT_VN___US_VN___



ARTHEDU_______EVER_ - Ever took a class to manage arthritis problems?

Only asked if: Reports having arthritis

Question text: Have you EVER taken an educational course or class to teach you how to manage problems related to your arthritis or joint symptoms?

1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY 8.54 8.4330530532973297CT_VN___US_VN___



CVDASPRN_______NOW_ - Takes aspirin daily or every other day?

Question text: Do you take aspirin daily or every other day?

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY23.1423.162130213070957095CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY23.7623.762022202261606160CT_VN___US_VN___



ASTHMA________EVER_ - Ever told had asthma by doctor or nurse?

Question text: Did a doctor (2001+: Change to 'doctor, nurse, or other health professional') ever tell you that you had asthma?

9Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY13.8013.801172117284778477CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2006% YesY13.8013.8 1172117284778477CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2007% YesY14.1114.0799699675047504CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY14.1114.1 99699675047504CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2008% YesY13.3813.3881581561336133CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY13.3813.4 81581561336133CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2009% YesY15.3215.3286886864816481CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY15.3215.3 86886864816481CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2010% YesY15.2615.2695795767606760CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY15.2615.3 95795767606760CT_VN___US_WEAT_



_ASTHMST___CURRENT_ - Was ever told had asthma, and still has?

Question text: Did a doctor (2001+: Change to 'doctor, nurse, or other health professional') ever tell you that you had asthma? Do you still have asthma?

9Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 9.25 9.2581481484448444CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2006% YesY 9.25 9.3 81481484448444CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2007% YesY 9.31 9.2867967974767476CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 9.31 9.3 67967974767476CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2008% YesY 8.75 8.7552352361086108CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 8.75 8.8 52352361086108CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2009% YesY 9.36 9.3658558564576457CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 9.36 9.4 58558564576457CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2010% YesY 9.18 9.1864364367276727CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 9.18 9.2 64364367276727CT_VN___US_WEAT_



_ASTHMST____FORMER_ - Was ever told had asthma, and no longer has?

Question text: Did a doctor (2001+: Change to 'doctor, nurse, or other health professional') ever tell you that you had asthma? Do you still have asthma?

5Exact matches


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 4.15 4.1532532584448444CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 4.45 4.4528928974767476CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 4.37 4.3726726761086108CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 5.54 5.5425925964576457CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 5.69 5.6928128167276727CT_VN___US_VN___



ASTHMEDS_30D___YES_ - Took prescription medication to prevent asthma in past 30 days

Only asked if: Reports having asthma

Question text: During the past 30 days, how often did you take a prescription asthma medication to prevent an asthma attack from occurring?



_BMICAT______25_30_ - Is overweight (BMI 25 to 30)?

Question text: About how much do you weigh without shoes? About how tall are you without shoes?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY38.1938.192941294179687968CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY37.4037.482669266971117111CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY38.3038.302210221058745874CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY37.9537.952267226761396139CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY37.5237.522363236364306430CT_VN___US_VN___



_BMICAT______GE_30_ - Is obese (BMI at least 30)?

Question text: About how much do you weigh without shoes? About how tall are you without shoes?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY20.5720.571727172779687968CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY21.6321.751557155771117111CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY21.4521.451354135458745874CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY21.0421.041428142861396139CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY23.0523.051548154864306430CT_VN___US_VN___



_BMICAT______GE_25_ - Is overweight or obese (BMI 25+)?

Question text: About how much do you weigh without shoes? About how tall are you without shoes?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY58.7658.764668466879687968CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY59.0359.234226422671117111CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY59.7559.753564356458745874CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY58.9958.993695369561396139CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY60.5760.573911391164306430CT_VN___US_VN___



PROFEXAM______EVER_ - Has ever had a clinical breast exam?

Only asked if: Female

Question text: A clinical breast exam is when a doctor, nurse, or other health professional feels the breast for lumps. Have you ever had a clinical breast exam?

3Exact matches


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY91.5591.554623462350305030CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY93.0593.053475347537403740CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY92.3892.383861386141484148CT_VN___US_VN___



LENGEXAM_______1YR_ - Had a clinical breast exam in past year?

Only asked if: Female

Question text: A clinical breast exam is when a doctor, nurse, or other health professional feels the breast for lumps. Have you ever had a clinical breast exam? How long has it been since your last breast exam?

3Exact matches


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY71.3571.353566356649814981CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY72.1972.192590259036933693CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY69.9569.952853285341164116CT_VN___US_VN___



CELL_1_________NOW_ - Has a cell phone for personal use?

Question text: Do you have a cell phone that you use for personal use?



BLOODCHO______EVER_ - Ever had cholesterol checked?

Question text: Blood cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood. Have you ever had your blood cholesterol checked?

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY84.8085.416688668874037403CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY86.6586.655839583963536353CT_VN___US_VN___



_CHOLCHK_______5YR_ - Had cholesterol checked in past 5 years?

Question text: Blood cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood. Have you ever had your blood cholesterol checked? About how long has it been since you last had your blood cholesterol checked?

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY82.0382.646405640573307330CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY82.7282.725600560062996299CT_VN___US_VN___



_RFCHOL_______EVER_ - Ever had cholesterol checked and told high?

Question text: Blood cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood. Have you ever had your blood cholesterol checked? Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY38.3338.252769276966316631CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY37.2537.252443244357905790CT_VN___US_VN___



HADSIGM_______EVER_ - Ever had a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?

Only asked if: At least 50 years old

Question text: What is your age? Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum to view the colon for signs of cancer or other health problems. Have you ever had either of these exams?

3Exact matches


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY68.7368.733086308645504550CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY69.5269.522587258736633663CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY75.7575.753239323942754275CT_VN___US_VN___



LASTSIG________5YR_ - Had sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy in past 5 years?

Only asked if: At least 50 years old

Question text: What is your age? Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum to view the colon for signs of cancer or other health problems. Have you ever had either of these exams? How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?

3Exact matches


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY66.2166.212951295145284528CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY59.6459.642180218036243624CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY63.3663.362643264342444244CT_VN___US_VN___



EMPLOY____EMPLOYED_ - Is currently employed?

Question text: Are you currently: (read categories)

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY64.3164.314899489984768476CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY64.1264.634161416174927492CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY65.0865.083418341861346134CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY63.4363.433436343664796479CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY63.1763.173572357267596759CT_VN___US_VN___



MARITAL____MARRIED_ - Is married?

Question text: Are you married, divorced, widowed, separated, never been married, or a member of an unmarried couple?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY61.1461.144446444684538453CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY61.0562.093997399774747474CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY61.8061.803230323061056105CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY62.0562.053433343364616461CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY61.3261.323567356767366736CT_VN___US_VN___



JOBACTIV_______SIT_ - Does mostly sitting and standing at work?

Question text: When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY69.9770.142933293340314031CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY71.4471.442451245132933293CT_VN___US_VN___



JOBACTIV_____HEAVY_ - Does mostly heavy labor at work?

Question text: When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY11.5511.5336936940314031CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY10.5510.5527227232933293CT_VN___US_VN___



VETERAN_______EVER_ - Was ever active duty in US military?

Question text: Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military or in a National Guard or military reserve unit? Active duty does not include training for the Reserves or National Guard, but does include activation, for example, for the Persian Gulf War.

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY12.1512.151129112984518451CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY10.0510.0888088075197519CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 9.86 9.8674374361506150CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY10.5510.5577877864916491CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 9.57 9.5775175167696769CT_VN___US_VN___



PDIABTST_______3YR_ - Had test for diabetes in past 3 years?

Only asked if: Non-diabetic or gestational diabetes

Question text: Have you had a test for high blood sugar or diabetes within the past three years?

3Exact matches


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2008% YesY58.5058.503391339153285328CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY56.8056.803438343855845584CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY57.0857.083623362358205820CT_VN___US_VN___



DIABETES_ANY__EVER_ - Ever had diabetes (including pregnancy)?

Question text: Have you ever been told by a doctor that you have diabetes? Pre-diabetes, borderline diabetes, and diabetes during pregnancy do not count as 'Yes'.

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 7.36 7.3681481484898489CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 8.60 8.6784184175157515CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 7.63 7.6366366361506150CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 7.42 7.4271671664896489CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 8.15 8.1577077067716771CT_VN___US_VN___



DIABETES_NP___EVER_ - Ever had diabetes (excluding pregnancy)?

Question text: Have you ever been told by a doctor that you have diabetes? Pre-diabetes, borderline diabetes, and diabetes during pregnancy do not count as 'Yes'.

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 6.43 6.4373673684898489CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 7.29 7.3073473475157515CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 6.81 6.8160860861506150CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 6.67 6.6767067064896489CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 7.32 7.3271571567716771CT_VN___US_VN___



FEETSORE_4WK__EVER_ - Ever had diabetic foot sores for 4 weeks?

Only asked if: Reports having non-gestational diabetes

Question text: Have you ever had any sores or irritations on your feet that took more than four weeks to heal?

1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes- 9.41-0-429-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 8.98 8.967373733733CT_VN___US_VN___



DIABEYE_______EVER_ - Was ever told eyes were affected by diabetes?

Only asked if: Reports having non-gestational diabetes

Question text: Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your eyes or that you had retinopathy?

3Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-23.59-109-423-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY22.6922.68164164724724CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY23.5423.54128128599599CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY20.0020.00133133663663CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY21.6621.66141141701701CT_VN___US_VN___



DOCTDIAB_______1YR_ - Saw a doctor in past year for diabetes?

Only asked if: Reports having non-gestational diabetes

Question text: About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?

3Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-87.75-363-418-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY89.4689.29634634701701CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY90.9490.94520520581581CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY85.5385.53556556639639CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY87.5287.52610610687687CT_VN___US_VN___



DIABPILL_______NOW_ - Is taking diabetes pills?

Only asked if: Reports having non-gestational diabetes

Question text: Are you taking diabetes pills?

1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-70.43-311-430-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY67.0566.95530530731731CT_VN___US_VN___



INSULIN________NOW_ - Is taking insulin for diabetes?

Only asked if: Reports having non-gestational diabetes

Question text: Are you now taking insulin?

3Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-23.11-95-431-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY25.0624.99175175732732CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY29.0029.00140140607607CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY23.9423.94166166667667CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY27.4727.47200200715715CT_VN___US_VN___



DIABEDU_______EVER_ - Ever took a class in managing diabetes?

Only asked if: Reports having non-gestational diabetes

Question text: Have you ever taken a course or class in how to manage your diabetes yourself?

3Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-50.24-199-430-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY50.2149.86344344732732CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY43.1843.18263263607607CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY49.3249.32318318668668CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY50.6750.67338338712712CT_VN___US_VN___



BLDSUGAR_____DAILY_ - Checks blood for glucose or sugar daily?

Only asked if: Reports having non-gestational diabetes

Question text: About how often do you check your blood for glucose or sugar? Include times when checked by a family member or friend, but do NOT include times when checked by a health professional. (Times per week, month, and year are NOT counted as daily.)

3Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-62.56-262-423-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY58.0957.96422422721721CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY61.2061.20358358589589CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY59.5259.52399399660660CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY57.9257.92430430711711CT_VN___US_VN___



CHKHEMO_____1X_1YR_ - Checked Hb A1C in past year?

Only asked if: Reports having non-gestational diabetes

Question text: About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin A1C?

3Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-89.60-312-349-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY90.0189.92517517579579CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY92.4992.49464464506506CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY89.0389.03502502564564CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY94.1294.12570570608608CT_VN___US_VN___



CHKHEMO_____2X_1YR_ - Checked Hb A1C twice in past year?

Only asked if: Reports having non-gestational diabetes

Question text: About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin A1C?

3Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-75.33-258-349-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY72.8372.73421421579579CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY76.5776.57388388506506CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY75.1575.15419419564564CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY75.7575.75473473608608CT_VN___US_VN___



EYEEXAM__DM_1X_1YR_ - Had diabetic eye exam in past year?

Only asked if: Reports having non-gestational diabetes

Question text: When was the last time you had eye exam in which the pupils were dilated? This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.

3Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-82.56-339-424-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY75.6775.38565565726726CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY77.9677.96471471596596CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY74.7774.77511511661661CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY71.2071.20531531707707CT_VN___US_VN___



FEETCHK_____1X_1YR_ - Had a diabetic foot exam in past year?

Only asked if: Has non-gestational diabetes, and feet

Question text: About how many times in the past 12 months has a health professional checked your feet for any sores or irritations?

3Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-73.02-308-413-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY73.2773.19518518708708CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY74.2474.24439439584584CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY71.9371.93485485645645CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY76.5676.56529529685685CT_VN___US_VN___



FEETCHK2_____DAILY_ - Does daily diabetic foot self-exam?

Only asked if: Has non-gestational diabetes, and feet

Question text: About how often do you check your feet for any sores or irritations? Include times when checked by a family member or friend, but do NOT include times when checked by a health professional.

3Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-61.25-272-423-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY60.6960.54436436714714CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY56.6656.66349349577577CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY67.2267.22438438650650CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY58.5458.54424424702702CT_VN___US_VN___



_FRTINDX___NOW_GE5_ - Eats at least 5 fruits and vegetables a day?

Question text: Questions are too lengthy to list. See www.cdc.gov/brfss/ web site.

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY28.4828.502191219173597359CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY28.3328.331829182962866286CT_VN___US_VN___



_FRTINDX___NOW_LT1_ - Eats less than 1 fruits and vegetables a day?

Question text: Questions are too lengthy to list. See www.cdc.gov/brfss/ web site.

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY 3.16 3.1323423473597359CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 3.80 3.8021521562866286CT_VN___US_VN___



QLACTLMT_______NOW_ - Is limited in activities by a disability?

Question text: Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY17.5717.571802180284678467CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY16.3916.471521152174127412CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY18.7618.761449144961166116CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY16.1216.121365136564186418CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY16.5816.581489148967466746CT_VN___US_VN___



USEEQUIP_______NOW_ - Uses special equipment for a health problem?

Question text: Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane, a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 5.97 5.9769569584968496CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 5.80 5.8467767774257425CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 6.22 6.2258058061536153CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 6.39 6.3966066064386438CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 6.42 6.4269469467756775CT_VN___US_VN___



IAQHTSRC_______NOW_ - Has a home fuel-powered furnace?

Question text: Is your home heated with a furnace or boiler that burns oil, gas, coal, or other fuel?

1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-87.07-3807-4423-CT_VN___US_VN___



EXERANY______MONTH_ - Did leisure time exercise in past month?

Question text: During the past month, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise? (2001: Add 'other than your regular job')

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY80.1980.196471647184918491CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY80.2980.295764576475197519CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY77.5577.554562456261446144CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY78.4278.424872487264936493CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY79.2879.285055505567676767CT_VN___US_VN___



MODPACT________NOW_ - Does moderate physical activity at least 10 minutes per week?

Question text: Now, thinking about the moderate activities you do [when you are not working] in a usual week, do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as brisk walking, bicycling, vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that causes some increase in breathing or heart rate? How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY87.4587.326181618172657265CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY87.5687.565321532162446244CT_VN___US_VN___



VIGPACT________NOW_ - Does vigorous physical activity at least 10 minutes per week?

Question text: Now, thinking about the vigorous activities you do [when you are not working] in a usual week, do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate? How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?

NC takes into account next question about time and doesn't count if less than 10 minutes.

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY52.2752.283193319372237223CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY55.3655.362852285262066206CT_VN___US_VN___



MODCAT_________NOW_ - Meets recommendations for moderate physical activity?

Question text: Questions are too lengthy to list. Meets recommendations for moderate physical activity, based on activity (MODPACT), days (MODPADAY), and time (MODPATIM).

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY39.3039.312608260869826982CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY40.8940.892314231460086008CT_VN___US_VN___



VIGCAT_________NOW_ - Meet recommendations for vigorous physical activity?

Question text: Meets recommendations for vigorous physical activity, based on activity (VIGPACT), days (VIGPADAY), and time (VIGPATIM). Reports doing vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY30.1730.191767176771317131CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY31.9531.951610161061276127CT_VN___US_VN___



_RFPAREC_____MEETS_ - Meets physical activity recommendations?

Question text: Questions are too lengthy to list. Reported meeting physical activity recommendations, based on activity (MODPACT, VIGPACT), days (MODPADAY, VIGPADAY), and time (MODPATIM, VIGPATIM).

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY52.3652.443352335269586958CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY53.9253.922958295859905990CT_VN___US_VN___



_PA150RC_____MEETS_ - Meets 150' physical activity recommendation?

Question text: Questions are too lengthy to list. Reported participating in 150 minutes of physical activity per week, based on activity (MODPACT, VIGPACT), days (MODPADAY, VIGPADAY), and time (MODPATIM, VIGPATIM).

2Exact matches


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY67.9367.934379437969846984CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY69.8569.853845384560156015CT_VN___US_VN___



GENHLTH________E___ - Has excellent general health?

Question text: Would you say that in general your health is: Excellent, very good, good, fair, poor?

5Exact matches


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY25.4225.421973197384478447CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY25.2025.201606160674717471CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY25.7725.771379137960916091CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY25.8425.841459145963826382CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY23.4323.431374137466886688CT_VN___US_VN___



GENHLTH________EVG_ - Has good or better general health?

Question text: Would you say that in general your health is: Excellent, very good, good, fair, poor?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY88.5388.537177717784478447CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY87.7587.836320632074717471CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY88.9288.925139513960916091CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY89.7389.735478547863826382CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY88.9788.975637563766886688CT_VN___US_VN___



GENHLTH_________FP_ - Has fair or poor general health?

Question text: Would you say that in general your health is: Excellent, very good, good, fair, poor?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY11.4711.471270127084478447CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY12.2512.171151115174717471CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY11.0811.0895295260916091CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY10.2710.2790490463826382CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY11.0311.031051105166886688CT_VN___US_VN___



GENHLTH__________P_ - Has poor general health?

Question text: Would you say that in general your health is: Excellent, very good, good, fair, poor?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 2.65 2.6532332384478447CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 2.62 2.6328628674717471CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 2.79 2.7923223260916091CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 2.87 2.8727127163826382CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 2.31 2.3127527566886688CT_VN___US_VN___



PHYSHLTH___30D_GE1_ - Had poor physical health at least 1 of past 30 days?

Question text: Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury, for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY33.1033.102828282883588358CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY34.9034.832650265073737373CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY34.3434.342173217360476047CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY36.1936.192355235563846384CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY33.3433.342397239766546654CT_VN___US_VN___



MENTHLTH___30D_GE1_ - Had poor mental health at least 1 of past 30 days?

Question text: Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions, for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY30.7730.772503250383708370CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY33.9533.862334233474207420CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY34.0134.011948194860766076CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY33.3633.361968196864146414CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY33.2133.212125212566786678CT_VN___US_VN___



POORHLTH___30D_GE1_ - Activities limited by health at least 1 of past 30 days?

Question text: During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation? Respondents who reported no mental (MENTHLTH) or physical (PHYSHLTH) health problems in past 30 days are counted as 'No'.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY17.7017.701585158584248424CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY19.8519.731512151274497449CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY19.9319.931241124160946094CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY20.3720.371307130764386438CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY18.7718.771365136567296729CT_VN___US_VN___



CVDCORHD______EVER_ - Was ever told had coronary heart disease?

Question text: Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had angina or coronary heart disease?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 4.08 4.0844544584488448CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2006% YesY 4.08 4.1 44544584488448CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2007% YesY 3.51 3.5137937974637463CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 3.51 3.5 37937974637463CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2008% YesY 3.60 3.6032132161106110CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 3.60 3.6 32132161106110CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2009% YesY 3.27 3.2732932964436443CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 3.27 3.3 32932964436443CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2010% YesY 3.57 3.5737437467266726CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 3.57 3.6 37437467266726CT_VN___US_WEAT_



CVDINFAR______EVER_ - Ever had a heart attack?

Question text: Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 3.21 3.2138938984518451CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 3.57 3.5637737774937493CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 3.25 3.2529529561256125CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 3.02 3.0230130164696469CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 3.11 3.1134434467366736CT_VN___US_VN___



_HRTDIS_______EVER_ - Ever had heart disease?

Question text: Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had angina or coronary heart disease? ... A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 5.54 5.5463863884268426CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 5.32 5.3157557574577457CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 5.15 5.1546446461066106CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 5.00 5.0049349364396439CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 4.92 4.9253553567106710CT_VN___US_VN___



_CVD__________EVER_ - Ever had cardiovascular disease?

Question text: Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had angina or coronary heart disease? ... A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction? ... A stroke?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 6.94 6.9480580584218421CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 6.46 6.4771071074547454CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 6.58 6.5859859861056105CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 6.12 6.1262562564336433CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 5.95 5.9566166167096709CT_VN___US_VN___



HAREHAB__LAST_TIME_ - Had outpatient rehab after heart attack?

Only asked if: Reports having had a heart attack

Question text: After you left the hospital following your heart attack did you go to any kind of outpatient rehabilitation?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY43.6943.64135135333333CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY43.6443.64128128281281CT_VN___US_VN___



HASYMP1__NECK_PAIN_ - Are jaw, neck, or back pain heart attack symptoms?

Question text: Do you think pain or discomfort in the jaw, neck, or back are symptoms of a heart attack? (Correct answer is YES. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY49.4349.663700370070797079CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY54.9754.973570357061556155CT_VN___US_VN___



HASYMP2__FEEL_WEAK_ - Is feeling weak a heart attack symptom?

Question text: Do you think feeling weak, lightheaded, or faint are symptoms of a heart attack? (Correct answer is YES. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY59.1759.193931393170717071CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY61.3861.383564356461536153CT_VN___US_VN___



HASYMP3__CHST_PAIN_ - Is chest pain a heart attack symptom?

Question text: Do you think chest pain or discomfort are symptoms for a heart attack? (Correct answer is YES. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY92.9292.986482648270737073CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY93.6293.625652565261476147CT_VN___US_VN___



HASYMP4_____SEEING_ - Is sudden trouble seeing a heart attack symptom?

Question text: Do you think sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes is a symptom of a heart attack? (Correct answer is NO. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY52.5152.243644364470717071CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY55.1955.193276327661476147CT_VN___US_VN___



HASYMP5___ARM_PAIN_ - Is arm or shoulder pain a heart attack symptom?

Question text: Do you think pain or discomfort in the arms or shoulder are symptoms of a heart attack? (Correct answer is YES. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY85.9486.116001600170667066CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY88.1388.135322532261496149CT_VN___US_VN___



HASYMP6_SHT_BREATH_ - Is shortness of breath a heart attack symptom?

Question text: Do you think shortness of breath is a symptom of a heart attack? (Correct answer is YES. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY81.3781.215636563670637063CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY84.3284.325077507761526152CT_VN___US_VN___



_HASYMP__GOT_ALL_6_ - Recognizes all symptoms of a heart attack?

Question text: Correctly answers all six heart attack symptom questions (HASYMP1 to HASYMP6).

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY13.6513.8496996970597059CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY14.0914.0992592561376137CT_VN___US_VN___



HIVRISK________1YR_ - Has an HIV risk factor?

Only asked if: Age less than 65

Question text: What is your age? Used intravenous drugs in the past year? Treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease in the past year? Have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year? Had anal sex without a condom in the past year?

CDC report denominator is 3085, so 2009 MO PDF is off.

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2008% YesY 4.02 4.0210510539743974CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 2.96 2.9610010040284028CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 3.10 3.1011011042724272CT_VN___US_VN___



HIVTST________EVER_ - Has ever been tested for HIV?

Only asked if: Age less than 65

Question text: Have you EVER been tested for HIV? Do not include tests you may have had as part of blood donation. (2002: Add 'Include saliva tests')

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY35.1835.182094209458355835CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY39.1339.551915191548774877CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY41.0941.091600160039573957CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY41.3341.331654165440584058CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY40.1340.131674167442904290CT_VN___US_VN___



BPHIGH________EVER_ - Was ever told has hypertension?

Question text: Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that you have high blood pressure? Hypertension during pregnancy does not count as 'Yes'.

No idea why the denominator is 1 different between 2009 AK and Vitalnet results.

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1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-25.22-1338-4349-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY26.0926.162557255775127512CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY27.1327.132368236864826482CT_VN___US_VN___



BPEATADV______EVER_ - Was ever advised to change eating for hypertension?

Only asked if: Reports having hypertension

Question text: Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to change your eating habits to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY59.3459.501372137224042404CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY58.0658.061253125322542254CT_VN___US_VN___



BPSLTADV______EVER_ - Ever advised to reduce salt for hypertension (or doesn't use salt)?

Only asked if: Reports having hypertension

Question text: Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to cut down on salt to help lower or control your high blood pressure? (Got advice, or doesn't use salt.)

NOTE: Vitalnet and NC results are actually compatible. NC results do NOT include "Do not use salt" in the numerator. For 2007, "Do not use salt" is 252 counts. For 2009, "Do not use salt" is 230 counts.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY69.7669.781691169124012401CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY69.1069.101580158022452245CT_VN___US_VN___



BPALCADV______EVER_ - Was ever advised to reduce alcohol for hypertension?

Only asked if: Reports having hypertension

Question text: Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to reduce alcohol use to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY27.4227.3560160124032403CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY27.0627.0656956922482248CT_VN___US_VN___



BPEXRADV______EVER_ - Was ever advised to exercise for hypertension?

Only asked if: Reports having hypertension

Question text: Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to exercise to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY76.0576.101770177023982398CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY77.4377.431696169622452245CT_VN___US_VN___



BPMEDADV______EVER_ - Was ever advised to take medicine for hypertension?

Only asked if: Reports having hypertension

Question text: Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to take medication to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY86.3786.432168216824142414CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY84.5184.512011201122552255CT_VN___US_VN___



BPEATHBT_______NOW_ - Is changing diet to lower hypertension?

Only asked if: Reports having hypertension

Question text: Are you changing your eating habits to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

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1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-69.41-908-1324-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY69.4469.471633163324002400CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY69.5269.521570157022492249CT_VN___US_VN___



BPSALT_________NOW_ - Is reducing salt intake for hypertension (or doesn't use salt)?

Only asked if: Reports having hypertension

Question text: Are you cutting down on salt to help lower or control your high blood pressure? (Cutting down, or doesn't use salt.)

1Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-82.30-1103-1333-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY82.0482.032031203124132413CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY83.3083.301925192522592259CT_VN___US_VN___



BPALCHOL_______NOW_ - Is reducing alcohol use for hypertension (or doesn't drink)?

Only asked if: Reports having hypertension

Question text: Are you reducing alcohol use to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

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1Resolved discrepancies
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-72.78-965-1327-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY66.2566.171667166723912391CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY70.2170.211609160922492249CT_VN___US_VN___



BPEXER_________NOW_ - Is exercising to lower hypertension?

Only asked if: Reports having hypertension

Question text: Are you exercising to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-74.37-959-1326-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY69.4569.521648164824012401CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY70.5770.571573157322452245CT_VN___US_VN___



BPMEDS_________NOW_ - Is taking medicine to lower hypertension?

Only asked if: Reports having hypertension

Question text: Are you currently taking medicine for your high blood pressure?

CDC report denominator is 2071, so 2009 MO PDF is off.

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-86.75-1195-1334-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY80.0580.102183218325502550CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY78.7078.702015201523642364CT_VN___US_VN___



HADHYST_______EVER_ - Ever had a hysterectomy?

Only asked if: Non-pregnant female

Question text: Have you had a hysterectomy?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY15.7715.771000100049624962CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY14.9014.9077277237103710CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY15.9915.9992892841174117CT_VN___US_VN___



FLUSHOT________1YR_ - Adult had flu shot in past year?

Question text: During the past 12 months, have you had a flu shot?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY35.7335.733468346883788378CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY41.5341.633649364974947494CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY41.0541.052989298960966096CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY41.8841.883214321463856385CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY44.3544.353421342166566656CT_VN___US_VN___



FLUSPRAY_______1YR_ - Adult had flu spray in past year?

Question text: During the past 12 months, have you had a flu vaccine that was sprayed in your nose?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 1.04 1.04808083748374CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 1.20 1.14727275027502CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 0.43 0.430060806080CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 0.53 0.530063796379CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 0.86 0.860066696669CT_VN___US_VN___



_FLUVAC________1YR_ - Adult had flu shot or spray in past year?

Question text: During the past 12 months, have you had a flu shot? During the past 12 months, have you had a flu vaccine that was sprayed in your nose?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY36.1836.183496349683638363CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY41.9842.093670367074907490CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY41.5241.523001300160876087CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY42.3142.313231323163816381CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY44.7944.793437343766526652CT_VN___US_VN___



PAIN30DY_______30D_ - Had joint symptoms during the past 30 days?

Question text: During the past 30 days, have you had any symptoms of pain, aching, or stiffness in or around a joint? Please do not include the back or neck.

1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY38.5638.733171317174017401CT_VN___US_VN___



LMTJOINT_______NOW_ - Is limited by joint symptoms?

Only asked if: Joint symptoms for at least 3 months

Question text: Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY28.6128.511114111434383438CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY41.4041.4090490422152215CT_VN___US_VN___



JOINTRT_______EVER_ - Ever saw a doctor for joint symptoms?

Only asked if: Joint symptoms for at least 3 months

Question text: Have you ever seen a doctor or other health professional for these joint symptoms?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY75.8175.562050205026222622CT_VN___US_VN___



QLHLTHY____30D_GE1_ - Felt full of energy at least 1 of past 30 days?

Question text: During the past 30 days, for about how many days have you felt very healthy and full of energy?



PAINACTV___30D_GE1_ - Pain made usual activities hard at least 1 of past 30 days?

Question text: During the past 30 days, for about how many days did pain make it hard for you to do your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?



QLMENTAL___30D_GE1_ - Felt depressed at least 1 of past 30 days?

Question text: During the past 30 days, for about how many days have you felt sad, blue, or depressed?



QLREST_____30D_GE1_ - Not enough sleep at least 1 of past 30 days?

Question text: During the past 30 days, for about how many days have you felt you did not get enough rest or sleep?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2008% YesY70.6470.643947394760496049CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY68.6268.624066406664006400CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY69.4969.494277427766736673CT_VN___US_VN___



QLSTRESS___30D_GE1_ - Felt anxious at least 1 of past 30 days?

Question text: During the past 30 days, for about how many days have you felt worried, tense, or anxious?



HADMAM________EVER_ - Ever had a mammogram?

Only asked if: Female age 40 and over

Question text: A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY69.2669.263979397950575057CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY70.5970.593087308737603760CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY69.8569.853503350341594159CT_VN___US_VN___



_RFMAM_________1YR_ - Had a mammogram in past year?

Only asked if: Female age 40 and over

Question text: What is your age? Sex of respondent? A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram? How long has it been since you had your last mammogram?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY69.9469.942624262437843784CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY70.9270.922091209129672967CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY66.8966.892274227433753375CT_VN___US_VN___



_RFMAM_________2YR_ - Had a mammogram in past 2 years?

Only asked if: Female age 40 and over

Question text: What is your age? Sex of respondent? A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram? How long has it been since you had your last mammogram?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY82.0382.033072307237843784CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY84.1484.142475247529672967CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY81.4281.422761276133753375CT_VN___US_VN___



LASTDEN________1YR_ - Visited a dentist within past year?

Question text: How long has it been since you last visited a dentist or a dental clinic for any reason? Include visits to dental specialists, such as orthodontists.

There are two reasons the AK 2008 numbers are different: 1) Different denominator (did not include those NEVER visited a dentist). 2) 'n' in AK PDF file is mixed up (wrong number).

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY78.8678.866583658384418441CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY78.6478.644799479961116111CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY80.6380.635387538767376737CT_VN___US_VN___



DENCLEAN_______1YR_ - Had teeth cleaned within past year?

Only asked if: Has teeth

Question text: How many of your permanent teeth have been removed because of tooth decay or gum disease? Do not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics. 2002: Include teeth lost due to infection. 2006: Include wisdom teeth removed because of tooth decay or gum disease. How long has it been since you last visited a dentist or a dental clinic for any reason? Include visits to dental specialists, such as orthodontists. How long has it been since you last had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or dental hygienist? (Denominator includes respondents who reported never visiting a dental clinic)

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY79.4979.496323632380118011CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY79.3979.394610461057915791CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY80.0880.085163516364206420CT_VN___US_VN___



RMVTEETH_______ANY_ - Any teeth have been removed?

Question text: How many of your permanent teeth have been removed because of tooth decay or gum disease? Do not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics. 2002: Include teeth lost due to infection. 2006: Include wisdom teeth removed because of tooth decay or gum disease.

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY40.8640.864075407582758275CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY40.7440.743101310160296029CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY37.7637.763264326465946594CT_VN___US_VN___



RMVTEETH_______GE6_ - Six or more teeth have been removed?

Question text: How many of your permanent teeth have been removed because of tooth decay or gum disease? Do not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics. 2002: Include teeth lost due to infection. 2006: Include wisdom teeth removed because of tooth decay or gum disease.

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY12.8612.861484148482758275CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY12.4212.421149114960296029CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 9.85 9.851077107765946594CT_VN___US_VN___



RMVTEETH_______ALL_ - All teeth have been removed?

Question text: How many of your permanent teeth have been removed because of tooth decay or gum disease? Do not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics. 2002: Include teeth lost due to infection. 2006: Include wisdom teeth removed because of tooth decay or gum disease.

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 3.45 3.4543843882758275CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 3.27 3.2732932960296029CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 2.62 2.6231931965946594CT_VN___US_VN___



OSTPROS_______EVER_ - Has ever had osteoporosis?

Question text: Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have osteoporosis?



HADPAP________EVER_ - Ever had a Pap test?

Only asked if: Female

Question text: A Pap test is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap test?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY94.4094.404767476750265026CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY92.8292.823536353637353735CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY93.5793.573927392741384138CT_VN___US_VN___



_RFPAP_________1YR_ - Had a Pap test in past year?

Only asked if: Female, has not had hysterectomy

Question text: What is your age? Sex of respondent? Have you had a hysterectomy? To your knowledge, are you now pregnant? A Pap test is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap test? How long has it been since you had your last Pap test?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY68.8968.892620262039033903CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY63.9963.991777177728812881CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY63.0863.081848184831063106CT_VN___US_VN___



_RFPAP_________3YR_ - Had a Pap test in past 3 years?

Only asked if: Female, has not had hysterectomy

Question text: What is your age? Sex of respondent? Have you had a hysterectomy? To your knowledge, are you now pregnant? A Pap test is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap test? How long has it been since you had your last Pap test?

'n' in AK 2008 PDF file is mixed up (wrong number).

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY86.8586.853347334739033903CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY83.8683.862410241028812881CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY85.6185.612606260631063106CT_VN___US_VN___



PREGNANT_______NOW_ - Is currently pregnant?

Only asked if: Female under age 45

Question text: To your knowledge, are you now pregnant?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 4.02 4.02676717521752CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 3.31 3.570013501350CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 3.56 3.560011161116CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 4.12 4.120010711071CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 3.10 3.100010851085CT_VN___US_VN___



PROSTATE___40_EVER_ - Ever had prostate cancer?

Only asked if: Male at least 40 years old

Question text: What is your age? Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 4.40 4.4014314324262426CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 3.91 3.9110510518461846CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 4.31 4.3113513520182018CT_VN___US_VN___



PSATEST____40_EVER_ - Ever had a PSA test?

Only asked if: Male at least 40 years old

Question text: What is your age? A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer. Have you ever had a PSA test?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY63.0263.021570157023262326CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY66.0066.001237123717321732CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY67.7167.711405140518981898CT_VN___US_VN___



PSATIME_____40_1YR_ - Had a PSA test within the past year?

Only asked if: Male at least 40 years old

Question text: What is your age? Sex of respondent? A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer. Have you ever had a PSA test? How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY44.0944.091114111423022302CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY48.0748.0790990917091709CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY47.8747.8799199118771877CT_VN___US_VN___



PSATIME_____40_2YR_ - Had a PSA test within the past two years?

Only asked if: Male at least 40 years old

Question text: What is your age? Sex of respondent? A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer. Have you ever had a PSA test? How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY54.6854.681356135623022302CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY57.8557.851078107817091709CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY59.7759.771205120518771877CT_VN___US_VN___



DIGRECEX___40_EVER_ - Ever had a digital rectal exam?

Only asked if: Male at least 40 years old

Question text: What is your age? Have you ever had a digital rectal exam?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY81.6781.671997199724072407CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY83.6983.691558155818351835CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY81.0681.061707170720112011CT_VN___US_VN___



DRETIME_____40_1YR_ - Had a digital rectal exam in past year?

Only asked if: Male at least 40 years old

Question text: What is your age? Have you ever had a digital rectal exam? How long has it been since your last digital rectal exam?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY50.5450.541253125323902390CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY51.6851.6898598518151815CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY49.6649.661035103519951995CT_VN___US_VN___



DRETIME_____40_2YR_ - Had a digital rectal exam in past two years?

Only asked if: Male at least 40 years old

Question text: What is your age? Have you ever had a digital rectal exam? How long has it been since your last digital rectal exam?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY66.2066.201608160823902390CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY66.3566.351227122718151815CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY66.6166.611365136519951995CT_VN___US_VN___



DRETIME_____40_5YR_ - Had a digital rectal exam in past five years?

Only asked if: Male at least 40 years old

Question text: What is your age? Have you ever had a digital rectal exam? How long has it been since your last digital rectal exam?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY76.2876.281833183323902390CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY78.0578.051433143318151815CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY75.1275.121560156019951995CT_VN___US_VN___



LSATISFY____SAT_VS_ - Is satisfied or very satisfied with life?

Question text: In general, how satisfied are you with your life? Very satisfied, satisfied, dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY95.7295.727679767980858085CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY95.3095.316751675171497149CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY95.5995.595661566159685968CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY95.2995.295795579561466146CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY95.8895.886191619165256525CT_VN___US_VN___



LSATISFY____DIS_VD_ - Is dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with life?

Question text: In general, how satisfied are you with your life? Very satisfied, satisfied, dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 4.28 4.2840640680858085CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 4.70 4.6939839871497149CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 4.41 4.4130730759685968CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 4.71 4.7135135161466146CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 4.12 4.1233433465256525CT_VN___US_VN___



USEEVER_______EVER_ - Ever used or tried smokeless tobacco product?

Question text: Have you ever used or tried any smokeless tobacco products such as chewing tobacco or snuff?



USENOW_________NOW_ - Currently use smokeless tobacco product?

Question text: Do you currently use chewing tobacco, snuff, or snus every day, some days, or not at all? Either 'every day' or 'some days'. Have you ever used or tried any smokeless tobacco products such as chewing tobacco or snuff?

NC uses two different definitions about the denominator. That explains the difference in 2008 results between NC and Vitalnet.

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2009% YesY 1.64 1.64787864936493CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 2.20 2.20787867696769CT_VN___US_VN___



SMOKE100______EVER_ - Smoked 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

Question text: Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life? Note: 5 packs = 100 cigarettes.

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY45.2245.224116411684538453CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY45.3245.903583358374817481CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY46.0046.002979297961276127CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY43.6943.693102310264666466CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY42.4442.443105310567286728CT_VN___US_VN___



_RFSMOKE_______NOW_ - Smoked 100 cigarettes and currently smokes?

Question text: Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life? Note: 5 packs = 100 cigarettes. Do you now smoke cigarettes every day, some days, or not at all?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY16.9816.981392139284468446CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY15.4315.421085108574797479CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY15.9215.9285485461256125CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY15.4515.4584084064656465CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY13.1913.1979379367236723CT_VN___US_VN___



STOPSMOK__1DAY_1YR_ - Quit smoking at least one day in past year?

Only asked if: Currently smokes

Question text: During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY55.9755.9779279213871387CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY59.3958.7364064010831083CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY62.6862.68501501851851CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY59.5659.56485485838838CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY61.1161.11481481793793CT_VN___US_VN___



SCGETCAR_______1YR_ - Saw doctor for any kind of care in past year?

Only asked if: Regularly smoked in past year

Question text: In the last 12 months, how many times have you seen a doctor, nurse or other health professional to get any kind of care for yourself?



SCDSCMED_______1YR_ - Doctor discussed medication to quit smoking in past year?

Only asked if: Regularly smoked in past year

Question text: On how many visits did a doctor, nurse or other health professional recommend or discuss medication to assist you with quitting smoking, such as nicotine gum, patch, nasal spray, inhaler, lozenge, or prescription medication such as Wellbutrin / Zyban / Buproprion?



SCDSCMTH_______1YR_ - Doctor discussed other methods to quit smoking in past year?

Only asked if: Regularly smoked in past year

Question text: On how many visits did your doctor or health provider recommend or discuss methods and strategies other than medication to assist you with quitting smoking?



SCQITSMK_______1YR_ - Doctor advised quitting smoking in past year?

Only asked if: Regularly smoked in past year

Question text: In the last 12 months, on how many visits were you advised to quit smoking by a doctor or other health provider?



QUITSMOK___ADV_1YR_ - Advised by doctor to quit smoking in past year?

Only asked if: Currently smokes

Question text: In the past 12 months, has a doctor, nurse or other health professional advised you to quit smoking?



BLDSTOOL_HOME_EVER_ - Ever had blood stool test with home kit?

Only asked if: At least 50 years old

Question text: What is your age? A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood. Have you ever had this test using a home kit?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY45.8445.842035203545254525CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY44.4244.421691169136593659CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY39.1639.161684168442454245CT_VN___US_VN___



LSTBLDST_______1YR_ - Had a home blood stool test in past year?

Only asked if: At least 50 years old

Question text: What is your age? A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood. Have you ever had this test using a home kit? How long has it been since you had your last blood stool test using a home kit?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY17.9617.9679779744684468CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY15.7215.7256156135983598CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY11.4711.4747347342014201CT_VN___US_VN___



CVDSTROK______EVER_ - Was ever told had a stroke?

Question text: Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had a stroke?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 2.10 2.1025825884798479CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2006% YesY 2.10 2.1 25825884798479CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2007% YesY 1.73 1.7 21021075067506CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2007% YesY 1.73 1.7421021075067506CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 2.07 2.0719619661436143CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 2.07 2.1 19619661436143CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2009% YesY 1.60 1.6019419464796479CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 1.60 1.6 19419464796479CT_VN___US_WEAT_
CT2010% YesY 1.68 1.6819519567526752CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 1.68 1.7 19519567526752CT_VN___US_WEAT_



STREHAB__LAST_TIME_ - Had outpatient rehab after stroke?

Only asked if: Reports having had a stroke

Question text: After you left the hospital following your stroke did you go to any kind of outpatient rehabilitation?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY38.0738.337676197197CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY32.9532.955555184184CT_VN___US_VN___



STRSYMP1_CONFUSION_ - Is confusion a stroke symptom?

Question text: Do you think sudden confusion or trouble speaking are symptoms of a stroke? (Correct answer is YES. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY88.6788.836238623870617061CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY90.5790.575525552561476147CT_VN___US_VN___



STRSYMP2__NUMBNESS_ - Is numbness a stroke symptom?

Question text: Do you think sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm, or leg, especially on one side are symptoms of a stroke? (Correct answer is YES. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY93.5193.706566656670607060CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY94.7294.725758575861476147CT_VN___US_VN___



STRSYMP3____SEEING_ - Is trouble seeing a stroke symptom?

Question text: Do you think sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes are symptoms of a stroke? (Correct answer is YES. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY67.3267.164605460570567056CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY70.6470.644172417261436143CT_VN___US_VN___



STRSYMP4_CHST_PAIN_ - Is chest pain a stroke symptom?

Question text: Do you think sudden chest pain or discomfort are symptoms of a stroke? (Correct answer is NO. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY53.5853.273950395070547054CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY54.5054.503521352161426142CT_VN___US_VN___



STRSYMP5_DIZZYNESS_ - Is dizziness a stroke symptom?

Question text: Do you think sudden trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of balance are symptoms of a stroke? (Correct answer is YES. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY82.7282.655725572570527052CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY85.2085.205102510261406140CT_VN___US_VN___



STRSYMP6__HEADACHE_ - Is headache a stroke symptom?

Question text: Do you think severe headache with no known cause is a symptom of a stroke? (Correct answer is YES. 'Do not know' is included in denominator.)

The 2009 discrepancy is because MO result doesn't include 'Don't know' in denominator. MO BRFSS staff helped figure out the difference.

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1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY54.7254.643883388370487048CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY56.6856.683558355861396139CT_VN___US_VN___



_STRSYMP_GOT_ALL_6_ - Recognizes all symptoms of a stroke?

Question text: Correctly answers all six stroke symptom questions (STRSYMP1 to STRSYMP6).

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% YesY23.3923.421525152570447044CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY22.4522.451335133561356135CT_VN___US_VN___



EMTSUPRT_1_____NOW_ - Always gets emotional support?

Question text: How often do you get the social and emotional support you need? Always, usually, sometimes, rarely, or never?

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AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY49.7949.793853385379497949CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY47.4647.283224322470647064CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY49.5349.532806280659005900CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY46.4746.472797279761036103CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY47.7247.723036303664686468CT_VN___US_VN___



EMTSUPRT_12____NOW_ - Usually or always gets emotional support?

Question text: How often do you get the social and emotional support you need? Always, usually, sometimes, rarely, or never?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY81.5581.556249624979497949CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY80.9480.955541554170647064CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY81.1981.194658465859005900CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY80.9880.984728472861036103CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY80.3380.335039503964686468CT_VN___US_VN___



EMTSUPRT____45_NOW_ - Rarely or never gets emotional support?

Question text: How often do you get the social and emotional support you need? Always, usually, sometimes, rarely, or never?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 7.73 7.7376876879497949CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 7.25 7.3560060070647064CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 6.80 6.8053253259005900CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 7.43 7.4356456461036103CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 7.89 7.8962762764686468CT_VN___US_VN___



EMTSUPRT_____5_NOW_ - Never gets emotional support?

Question text: How often do you get the social and emotional support you need? Always, usually, sometimes, rarely, or never?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY 5.12 5.1251951979497949CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY 3.77 3.8132232270647064CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 4.14 4.1435035059005900CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY 3.93 3.9331731761036103CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 5.36 5.3643643664686468CT_VN___US_VN___



PNEUMVAC______EVER_ - Ever had pneumococcal vaccine?

Question text: A pneumonia shot or pneumococcal vaccine is usually given only once or twice in a person's lifetime and is different from the flu shot. Have you ever had a pneumonia shot?

4Exact matches
1Resolved discrepancies


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% YesY23.2923.292229222976947694CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2007% YesY23.0323.042067206768306830CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY22.3722.371749174955805580CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2009% YesY24.2124.211983198358565856CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY26.5826.582107210760166016CT_VN___US_VN___



SVSAFE_________NOW_ - In safe place to answer partner violence questions?

Question text: Are you in a safe place to answer these questions [sexual violence questions]?

1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% Yes-95.51-6470-6836-CT_VN___US_VN___



IPVTHRAT______EVER_ - Intimate partner ever threatened violence?

Question text: Has an intimate partner EVER THREATENED you with physical violence?

1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% Yes- 9.24-621-6385-CT_VN___US_VN___



IPVPHYVL______EVER_ - Intimate partner ever attempted violence?

Question text: Has an intimate partner EVER ATTEMPTED physical violence against you?

1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% Yes- 9.11-618-6363-CT_VN___US_VN___



IPVPHHRT______EVER_ - Intimate partner ever committed violence?

Question text: Has an intimate partner EVER hit, slapped, pushed, kicked, or hurt you in any way?

1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% Yes-10.61-687-6361-CT_VN___US_VN___



IPVUWSEX______EVER_ - Intimate partner ever committed unwanted sex?

Question text: Have you EVER experienced any unwanted sex by a current or former intimate partner?

1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2007% Yes- 4.67-327-6255-CT_VN___US_VN___



VIATWORK_50___EVER_ - Ever had a work-related eye injury?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? Have you EVER had an eye injury that occurred at your workplace while you were doing your work?

1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes- 7.28-357-6087-CT_VN___US_VN___



VICATRCT_50____NOW_ - Told by doctor that currently has cataracts?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? Have you been told by an eye doctor or other health care professional that you NOW have cataracts?

3Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-16.17-836-4494-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% Yes-15.93-689-3632-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% Yes-15.75-778-4203-CT_VN___US_VN___



VIDIFCLT_50____NOW_ - Has difficulty recognizing friend across the street?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? How much difficulty, if any, do you have in recognizing a friend across the street? (At least a little difficulty.)



VIEYEEXM_50____1YR_ - Had eye exam with pupil dilation in past year?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated? This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.



VIGLUCMA_50___EVER_ - Was ever told has glaucoma?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? Have you EVER been told by an eye doctor or other health care professional that you had glaucoma?

2Exact matches
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes- 4.47-334-6068-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 4.16 4.1627427447314731CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 4.52 4.5233133152965296CT_VN___US_VN___



VIINSUR__50____NOW_ - Has health insurance for eye care?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? Do you have any kind of health insurance coverage for eye care?

2Exact matches
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes-69.00-3962-5921-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY72.0772.073201320146374637CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY71.6571.653593359351495149CT_VN___US_VN___



VINOCARE_50___COST_ - Lacked eye care in past year due to cost?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? What is the main reason you have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months?



VIMACDEG_50___EVER_ - Was ever told has macular degeneration?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? Have you EVER been told by an eye doctor or other health care professional that you had age-related macular degeneration?

2Exact matches
1Not tested for validation


AreaYearOutcomeOKPercentNumeratorDenominatorData Source
VitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOtherVitalOther
CT2006% Yes- 3.86-261-6033-CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2008% YesY 3.97 3.9722522547004700CT_VN___US_VN___
CT2010% YesY 3.86 3.8626026052535253CT_VN___US_VN___



VIMISWRK_50____DAY_ - Missed a work day due to eye injury?

Only asked if: 40 years and older and work eye injury

Question text: What is your age? About how many days did this injury cause you to miss work?



VIPRFVST_50____1YR_ - Visited eye doctor in past year?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? When was the last time you had your eyes examined by any doctor or eye care provider?



VIREADIF_50____NOW_ - Has difficulty reading typed text?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? How much difficulty, if any, do you have reading print in newspaper, magazine, recipe, menu, or numbers on the telephone?



VITELDIF_50____NOW_ - Has difficulty watching television?

Only asked if: 50 (40 if 2006+) years and older

Question text: What is your age? How much difficulty, if any, do you have watching television?



DRADVICE___YR_LOSE_ - Doctor advised weight loss in past year?

Question text: In the past 12 months, has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional given you advice about your weight? (Yes, lose weight; Yes, gain weight; Yes, maintain current weight)



LOSEWT_________NOW_ - Is trying to lose weight?

Question text: Are you now trying to lose weight?



MAINTAIN_______NOW_ - Is trying to keep from gaining weight?

Only asked if: Not trying to lose weight

Question text: Are you now trying to maintain you current weight, that is to keep from gaining weight?



FEWCAL_____NOW_123_ - Eating less calories or fat to lose weight?

Only asked if: Trying to lose weight

Question text: Are you now trying to lose weight? Are you now trying to maintain you current weight, that is to keep from gaining weight? Are you eating either fewer calories or less fat to ['lose weight' if LOSEWT=yes, or 'keep from gaining weight' if MAINTAIN=yes]?



PHYACT_________NOW_ - Is exercising to control weight?

Only asked if: Trying to lose weight

Question text: Are you using physical activity or exercise to ... lose weight ... keep from gaining weight?



Produced: Jul 8 2013 / 16:20:05