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Support Expansion of Data Gathering Activities by the North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports data gathering expansion of the NC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) by:

  1. Increasing the number of interviews conducted by program staff;
  2. Increasing the number of North Carolina-specific issues addressed in the program questionnaire; and
  3. Obtaining the additional information needed to permit the program staff to compare North Carolina data by region or county.

(Report D-1999, adopted 11/14/99)
(revised, Report R-2007, Item 3-24, adopted 10/21/2007)
(reaffirmed, Report F-2012, Item 3-50, adopted 10/27/2012)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 113, adopted 11/3/2018)