Gathering Health Data: Tools & Examples


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What is The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System?

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1. Which of the following is a method to gather health related data outside of the BRFSS?

2. What is morbidity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Figure out how much you know about health data and methods for gathering it by working through the quiz/worksheet combo. Some topics you need to know when you take the quiz include terms like mortality and morbidity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See just how much you comprehend about:

  • The purpose of collecting health information
  • The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
  • A method used to gather health related data outside of the BRFSS
  • What mortality means
  • The definition of morbidity

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as mortality and morbidity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what the BRFSS is
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on compiling health data

Additional Learning

Go through the lesson titled Gathering Health Data: Tools & Examples any time, seeing what more you can review about:

  • What the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is
  • Examples of health information
  • Diseases mandated to be reported at the district level