Reliability of information on chronic disease risk factors collected in the Missouri Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

@article{Brownson1994ReliabilityOI,
  title={Reliability of information on chronic disease risk factors collected in the Missouri Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.},
  author={Ross C. Brownson and Jeannette Jackson-Thompson and Joan Wilkerson and Farshid Kiani},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={545-9}
}
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is widely used by state health agencies to measure the prevalence of chronic disease risk factors. We completed a test-retest study to assess the reliability of the Missouri Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. We conducted telephone reinterviews for 222 respondents of completed Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System interviews from March and April 1993. The second interview was completed between 6 and 30 days after the first… CONTINUE READING