Selected chronic disease risk factors in Missouri: 10-year trends and predictions for the year 2000.

@article{Hagdrup1997SelectedCD,
  title={Selected chronic disease risk factors in Missouri: 10-year trends and predictions for the year 2000.},
  author={Nicola A. Hagdrup and Eduardo Simoes and Ross C. Brownson},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={13 6 Suppl},
  pages={
          45-50
        }
}
INTRODUCTION A study was undertaken to determine the prevalence rates of three chronic disease risk factors among adult Missourians from 1986 to 1995, to predict rates, and to compare them with national and Missouri's goals for the year 2000. METHODS Using data from Missouri Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Surveys (BRFSS) 1986-1995, prevalence rates of smoking, physical inactivity, and obesity were calculated across age, gender, race, and educational levels. Linear regression was… CONTINUE READING

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