There are 149,342 records for 1998. 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.
1998 BRFSS Data (SAS Transport Format)
This file was exported from SAS V8.2 in the XPT transport format. This file contains 326 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 SASOUT98.SAS program.
The following files are included for use with SAS software developed by SAS Institute Inc. The .sc2 file is a SAS proprietary format library to be used in conjunction with the data file produced from SAS98OUT.sas. Save SAS files as plain text files.
Format library used with the 1998 BRFSS SAS Data File
SAS for Windows program used to generate the 1998 format library
SAS for Windows program to convert the ASCII file into a SAS dataset.
A sample SAS program that calls SUDAAN to produce prevalence estimates for one variable.
An example of the SUDAAN code for obtaining appropriate statistics and called by the sample SAS program.
SAS for Windows program to convert the XPT (SAS Transport) file into a SAS dataset.