DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Nebraska Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Dashboard

Background

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a telephone health survey of adults 18 and older, conducted in all U.S. states and territories. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services conducts the Nebraska BRFSS each year to collect data on health behaviors, health conditions, and the use of preventive health services. BRFSS data are used to identify new and emerging health issues, establish and track health objectives, and evaluate disease prevention activities in the state.

For additional information about the Nebraska BRFSS, view the Nebraska BRFSS Website

Dashboard Overview

This Nebraska Public Health Atlas dashboard allows you to explore Nebraska BRFSS data for a variety of health topics and population groups. BRFSS results are presented in charts and tables, and can be exported for later use.

This application has four tabs: Overview, Dashboard, User Tips, and About the Data. The information contained within each tab includes:

• Overview: Background information about BRFSS and the BRFSS dashboard

• Dashboard: BRFSS results in charts and tables

• User Tips: Information about the functions and features in the dashboard

• About the Data: Information about the BRFSS data and statistical methods presented in the dashboard



           For additional information about the Nebraska BRFSS, view the Nebraska BRFSS website at http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/BRFSS.aspx

           Additional information about the BRFSS can also be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website at https://www.cdc.gov/brfss