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The 2015 health assessment study BRFSS, (Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Assessment) for Buchanan County was conducted every month throughout the year of 2015 (the first was in 1997, followed by studies conducted biannually in 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, and 2007 and 2009. Monthly survelliance began in 2011. This project is made possible through a partnership between Mosaic Life Care and the St. Joseph Public Health Department.
Data collection from the latest 2015 study is now complete. Click here to use the data.
Last Updated: April 19th, 2016
[2003 to 2015]
This review is available for all cases. The Progress indicators are based on the percent [%] change from 2014 to 2015. Green arrows indicate “positive” change while red indicates “negative” change. The direction of the arrow indicates if the rate is trending up or down. Therefore, a green arrow pointing down means the rate is dropping, but the drop is positive whereas a red arrow pointing down indicates the rate is dropping, but the drop is negative. Trendline graphs include comparison data for Buchanan County, Northwest MO Region, The State of Missouri and US rates where applicable.
Northwest Missouri Region and State data is compiled from annual MO BRFSS data reports and the US Rate data is compiled from the CDC BRFSSS Website reporting tool