mibrfss: Michigan Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey

mibrfssR Documentation

Michigan Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey

Description

Demographic and health related variables from a U.S. household survey in the state of Michigan

Usage

data(mibrfss)

Format

A data frame with 2485 observations on persons for the following 21 variables.

SMOKE100

Smoked 100 or more cigarettes in lifetime (1 = Yes; 2 = No)

BMICAT3

Body mass index category (1 = Neither overweight nor obese (BMI < 25); 2 = Overweight (25 <= BMI <= 30); 3 = Obese (BMI > 30) )

AGECAT

Age group (1 = 18-24 years; 2 = 25-34 years; 3 = 35-44 years; 4 = 45-54 years; 5 = 55-64 years; 6 = 65+)

GENHLTH

General health (self-reported) (1 = Excellent; 2 = Very good; 3 = Good; 4 = Fair; 5 = Poor)

PHYSACT

Physical activity: In last month participated in activities such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise (1 = Yes; 2 = No)

HIGHBP

High blood pressure: Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure? (1 = Yes; 2 = No)

ASTHMA

Asthma: Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have asthma? (1 = Yes; 2 = No)

HISPANIC

Hispanic ethnicity (1 = Yes; 2 = No; 7 = Missing)

WEIGHT

Body weight in pounds

GENDER

Gender (1 = Male; 2 = Female)

CELLPHON

Has a wireless phone (1 = Yes; 2 = No)

INETHOME

Has access to the Internet at home (1 = Yes; 2 = No)

WEBUSE

How often do you use the Internet at home? Would you say, at least once a day, five to six times a week, two to four times a week, about once a week, less than once a week, or have you not used the Internet in the last month? (1 = At least once a day; 2 = 5-6 times a week; 3 = 2-4 times a week; 4 = About once a week; 5 = Less than once a week; 6 = Not in the last month)

RACECAT

Race (1 = White; 2 = African American; 3 = Other)

EDCAT

Education level (1 = Did not graduate high school; 2 = Graduated high school; 3 = Attended college or technical school; 4 = Graduated from college or technical school)

INCOMC3

Income category (1 = Less than $15000; 2 = $15000 to less than $25000; 3 = $25000 to less than $35000; 4 = $35000 to less than $50000; 5 = $50000 or more)

DIABETE2

Diabetes: Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have diabetes? (1 = Yes; 2 = No)

CHOLCHK

Cholesterol check: Blood cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood. Have you ever had your blood cholesterol checked? (1 = Yes; 2 = No)

BMI

Body mass index (continuous)

BINGE2

Binge drinking: At risk for binge drinking based on alcohol consumption responses (1 = Yes; 2 = No)

ARTHRIT

Arthritis: Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia, or have joint symptoms of arthritis? (1 = Yes; 2 = No; 3 = Don't know, not sure, or refused)

Details

The Michigan Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (MIBRFSS) is part of a national state-by-state system of surveys used to monitor health conditions in the U.S. Data are collected through telephone household interviews. Demographic variables and a few health related variables are included in this subset. The mibrfss data set contains observations on 2845 persons and is extracted from the 2003 U.S. survey. The file contains only persons 18 years and older.

Source

Michigan Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey of 2003 sponsored by the U.S. Center for Disease Control. https://www.cdc.gov/brfss/

See Also

nhis, nhis.large

Examples

data(mibrfss)
str(mibrfss)
table(mibrfss$SMOKE100, useNA = "always")
table(mibrfss$BMICAT3, useNA="always")

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