There are 356,112 records for 2005. More information on participation is available in the states conducting surveillance, by year table. The data files are provided in ASCII and SAS Transport formats. The December 19, 2006, and January 12, 2007, updates removed a variable that was inadvertently included in the original release of the .XPT data file. The ASCII file was not affected by this update. SMART BRFSS and BRFSS GIS Maps data and documentation are also available for this data year.
2005 BRFSS Data (ASCII)
Data released May 11, 2006
This file is in ASCII format. It has a fixed record length of 1283 positions.
2005 BRFSS Data (SAS Transport Format)
Data updated January 12, 2007
This file was exported from SAS V8.2 in the XPT transport format. This file contains 325 variables. This format can be imported into SPSS or STATA. Please note: some of the variable labels get truncated in the process of converting to the XPT format so they may be slightly different from what is on the SASOUT05.SAS program.