There are 124,085 records for 1996. More information on participation is available in the states conducting surveillance, by year table. The data files are provided in both ASCII and SAS Transport formats.
1996 BRFSS Data (SAS Transport Format)
This file was exported from SAS V8.2 in the XPT transport format. This file contains 263 variables. This format can be imported into SPSS or STATA. Please note: some of the variable labels are truncated in the process of converting to the XPT format so they may be slightly different from what is on the SASOUT96.TXT program.
The following files are included for use with SAS software developed by SAS Institute Inc. The SAS files are programs that can be read using any text editor. Save SAS files as plain text files.
SAS program format statements, variable labels, and value labels.
An example of a SUDAAN program for obtaining appropriate statistics
SAS for Windows program to convert the XPT (SAS Transport) file into a SAS dataset.