Users' questions

What are the questions in the Iowa BRFSS survey?

What are the questions in the Iowa BRFSS survey?

BRFSS: The Iowa BRFSS is an ongoing survey of adults 18 years and older who self-report health behaviors. Questions in the survey relate to tobacco use, nutrition, physical activity, hypertension, blood cholesterol, alcohol use, and other measures.

How does the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court work?

Although the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court oversees some of the government’s surveillance activities, it operates in near-total secrecy through one-sided procedures that heavily favor the government. Our Constitution and democratic system demand that government be transparent and accountable to the people, not the other way around.

How is case surveillance used in the United States?

To protect Americans from serious infectious diseases and other health threats, public health authorities conduct national case surveillance to monitor more than 120 diseases and conditions. For these conditions, public health departments collect information on individuals with the infection in a population, which is known as case surveillance.

When did the National Security Agency start surveillance?

NSA Surveillance The National Security Agency’s mass surveillance has greatly expanded in the years since September 11, 2001. Disclosures have shown that, until recently, the government regularly tracked the calls of hundreds of millions of Americans.

When did Iowa join the behavioral risk factor surveillance system?

In 1988, Iowa began fully participating in CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. The CDC provides a core questionnaire, and states can choose to add to their surveys by including optional question modules and state-added questions.

What are the questions on the Iowa BRFSS?

The Iowa BRFSS asks questions to adults 18 and older on different health behaviors. Each month a random sample of telephone interviews are completed. Questions in the survey cover many topics, including nutrition, physical activity, tobacco use, hypertension, blood cholesterol, alcohol use, and access to health care.

What kind of surveillance does Tig risk services do?

Our unmanned surveillance deployments are an effective tool for surveillance. Cameras can also be deployed to assist with difficult manned surveillance. Our SIU team provides valuable services including recorded statements, AOE/COE, scene documentation, and fraud referral and awareness.

Which is the largest continuously conducted risk factor surveillance system?

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. In 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began assisting states in conducting risk factor surveys. The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the largest, continuously conducted, telephone survey in the world.