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500 Cities Project : local data for better health, 2014 : Boston, MA

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The 500 Cities Project\u2014Local Data for Better Health\u2014is a collaboration among the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the CDC Foundation, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), whose purpose is to provide high quality small area estimates for behavioral risk factors that influence health status, for health outcomes, and the use of clinical preventive services. These estimates can be used to identify emerging health problems and to develop and implement of effective, targeted public health prevention activities.Data was obtained from the CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 2013, 2014, the Census Bureau 2010 census population data, American Community Survey 2009-2013 and 2010-2014 estimates, and Esri ArcGIS Online basemaps.MA_Boston_MB_508tag.pdf201

Topics: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Community Health Planning, Health Promotion, Public Health Surveillance
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