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Annual or Quarterly Reports:
Keeping Oregonians Healthy - is a statewide report that summarizes data and presents information for preventing and managing chronic diseases. Chronic diseases, including cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung disease, diabetes and arthritis, are the major causes of disability and death for Oregonians.
Achieving the Oregon Shines Vision - The Benchmark Performance Report - Annual Report to the Legislative Assembly for use in planning, allocating funds, and evaluating progress. Includes BRFSS indicators for self-perceived health status and adult tobacco use; also includes comparison information on insurance coverage and Food Insecurity/Hunger measures (from USDA scale).
Cancer in Oregon - The Cancer Registry's annual report uses breast, cervical, and colorectal screening data from BRFSS, in conjunction with the registry data.
Oregon Tobacco Facts - Tobacco Program's annual report includes information derived from the 90+ state-added questions. Includes county profiles for some information. It is a reference for the most recent Oregon data on tobacco provided to health advocates, and available to the public via web download.
A View of Asthma in Oregon - Quarterly newsletter, first published in October 2001. BRFSS asthma prevalence data by gender, age and income; includes updates regarding asthma symptoms, activity limitations, days of affected activity and health care visits for worsening asthma symptoms by smoking status and ETS exposure (in upcoming April 2003 issue).
Smoking Practices, Policies, & Preferences in Oregon Rental Housing 2008 Telephone survey of tenants in Oregon.
Oregon Center for Public Policy, Hunger in Your State A guide for producing state-level reports. November 2002. Oregon Center for Public Policy, Hunger in Oregon. August, 2001.
A Potential for Violent Injury -- Guns and Knives in the Schools Includes BRFSS data on household gun storage. Oregon Health Trends Newsletter No. 56, June 2000.
Men & Women Behaving Badly: Trends from the Adult Behavior Risk Factor Survey Includes BRFSS data on obesity, life style and exercise, diabetes, hypertension, general health, and other behaviors. Oregon Health Trends Newsletter No. 48, December 1997.
Fatal Behavior: Why Oregonians Die Prematurely Oregon Health Trends Newsletter No. 44, December 01, 1995.
Health Risk Factors in Oregon: County and Regional Estimates based on data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1989-1994
The Current Disease (CD) Summary - A newsletter to health care providers
State Plans and Fact Sheets:
Oregon Arthritis Facts
Oregon Diabetes Facts and Figures
Oregon Asthma Facts and Figures
Statewide Physical Activity Plan Created by The Oregon Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (OCPPA) working with the Oregon Department of Human Services, Health Services. The OCPPA includes representatives from bicycle and pedestrian advocacy groups, education, medicine, nonprofit health organizations, transportation, universities, worksites and state agencies.
Statewide Public Health Nutrition Plan Created by the Nutrition Council of Oregon with members representing public health, academic settings, nutrition and food programs, and non-profit organizations.
State Epidemiologist Mel Kohn. Obesity is a public health crisis; it will take more than willpower to reverse the trend. February 18, 2003.