There are 135,582 records for 1997. 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.
1997 BRFSS Data (SAS Transport Format)
This file was exported from SAS V8.2 in the XPT transport format. This file contains 268 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 SASOUT97.TXT program.