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Health-Related Behaviors by Urban-Rural County Classification — United States, 2013

Description
Provides data on five self-reported health-related behaviors for residents of rural and urban areas. Behaviors include sufficient sleep, current nonsmoking, nondrinking or moderate drinking, maintaining normal body weight, and meeting aerobic leisure time physical activity recommendations. Includes data for each behavior for metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore (rural) areas, as well as prevalence of 4-5 health behaviors by sex, age, race/ethnicity, and education level. Based on 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data.
Author(s)
Kevin A. Matthews, Janet B. Croft, Yong Liu, et al.
Location
MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 66(5), 1-8
Date
02/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Alcohol use · Obesity and weight control · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Tobacco use · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention