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Data on 18 measures were obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). CDC’s National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) were the source of two and three measures, respectively. Unless otherwise indicated, all data are from 2012-2015.

Behaviors

Percentage of women who reported either binge drinking (having four or more drinks on one occasion in the past month) or chronic drinking (having eight or more drinks per week). Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who reported sleeping less than seven hours in a 24-hour period, on average. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women with a body mass index of 30.0 or higher based on reported weight and height. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who reported doing no physical activity or exercise other than their regular job in the past 30 days. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who are smokers (reported smoking at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and currently smoke every or some days). Source: BRFSS

Policy

Percentage of women who have health insurance privately, through their employer, or through the government. Source: BRFSS

Community & Environment

Percentage of women who are in the workforce and are either employed for wages or self-employed. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who faced the threat of hunger in the past 30 days. Source: NHIS

Clinical Care

Percentage of women who reported receiving all age-appropriate recommended cancer screening tests (colorectal cancer screenings, Pap smear, mammography) within the recommended time interval for each test. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who reported having one or more people they think of as their personal doctor or healthcare provider. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who report there was a time in the past 12 months when they needed to see a doctor but could not because of cost. Source: BRFSS

Health Outcomes

Percentage of women who reported ever being told by a health professional that they have an anxiety disorder. Source: NSDUH

Percentage of women who reported being told by a health professional that they have skin cancer or some other form of cancer. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women having serious, moderate, or mild mental illness in the past year. Source: NSDUH

Percentage of women who reported being told by a health professional that they have some form of arthritis. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who reported being told by a health professional that they had angina or coronary heart disease, heart attack, or stroke. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who reported being told by a health professional that they have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who reported ever being told by a health professional that they have a depressive disorder including depression, major depression, minor depression, or dysthymia. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who reported being told by a health professional that they have diabetes (excludes pre-diabetes and gestational diabetes). Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who reported being limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems or have any health problem that requires them to use special equipment such as a cane, wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who reported that their health is very good or excellent. Source: BRFSS

Percentage of women who reported having neck pain or lower back pain in the past three months. Source: NHIS

Percentage of women who reported seriously thinking about trying to kill themselves in the past year. Source: NSDUH

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