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Annual or Quarterly Reports

Oregon's Arthritis Report 2013 Results from the 2011 Oregon BRFSS demonstrate that arthritis is a major public health issue in the state.

Burden of Asthma In Oregon Report   This 2013 report summarizes the prevalence and costs of asthma in Oregon utilizing data from the BRFSS, Asthma Call back and Race Oversample Surveys along with data from the Oregon Healthy Teen Survey, Hospital Discharge Dataset, All-Payers All-Claims Database, Medicaid Management Information Systems and Oregon Death Certificates.

OR Plan for Heart Disease and Stroke: Update 2011 – is a progress report of the state-wide plan toward prevention, early detection, treatment and self-management of heart disease and stroke

Oregon Comprehensive Cancer Plan – Addendums: Colorectal Cancer Screenings and Breast Cancer Screenings (in Women) reports screening rates as collected in the 2009-2010 BRFSS.

Oregon Overweight, Obesity, Physical Activity & Nutrition Facts –this 2012 report presents the most recent data on physical activity, nutrition, overweight and obesity in Oregon through the lens of basic demographics such as age, sex, education, income, and body weight status.

State Health Profile- presents information on selected health indicators that provides a snapshot of the health status of Oregonians.

A Healthy Active Oregon 2007-2009 This plan updates and combines two documents published in 2003 – the State Physical Activity Plan and the Statewide Public Health Nutrition Plan. The result is a single, improved.  This is a single, comprehensive plan aimed at improving the health and well being of all residents of Oregon.

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.

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).


    Topical Reports

    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’s Healthy Future

      OR Plan for Heart Disease and Stroke: Update 2011

      Oregon Comprehensive Cancer Plan – Addendums: Colorectal Cancer Screenings and Breast Cancer Screenings (in Women)

      Oregon Tobacco Facts and Law

      Oregon Health Improvement Plan 2011-2020

      Oregon Overweight, Obesity, Physical Activity & Nutrition Facts

      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.


        Guest Opinions

        State Epidemiologist Mel Kohn. Obesity is a public health crisis; it will take more than willpower to reverse the trend. February 18, 2003.