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Publications and Resources

For additional resources, visit CDC's Healthy Communities Program "Tools for Community Action" Web page.

 

Cover of Steps Program in ActionThe Steps Program in Action:
Success Stories on Community Initiatives to Prevent Chronic Diseases

Learn more about this publication and download a copy

This publication is a 44-page booklet illustrating community interventions in schools, work sites, communities, and health care settings that promote healthier lifestyles and assist people in making sustainable changes to reduce their risks for chronic diseases.


Cover of Youth Risk Behavior SurveillanceMMWR Surveillance Summary:
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — Selected Steps Communities, United States, 2007
 

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This MMWR report summarizes the results of surveys conducted in 2007 of high school students in 26 Steps communities. As a component of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), communities also conducted school-based surveys of students in grades 9–12 in their program intervention areas. The communities used a modified core questionnaire that measured dietary behaviors, physical activity, tobacco use, and the prevalence of overweight, obesity, and asthma.


Cover of Youth Risk Behavior SurveillanceMMWR Surveillance Summary:
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — Selected Steps Communities, United States, 2005
 

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This MMWR report summarizes the results of surveys conducted in 2005 of high school students in 15 Steps communities. As a component of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), communities also conducted school-based surveys of students in grades 9–12 in their program intervention areas. The communities used a modified core questionnaire that measured dietary behaviors, physical activity, tobacco use, and the prevalence of overweight, diabetes, and asthma.


Cover of Prevalence of Selected Risk Behaviors and Chronic DiseasesMMWR Surveillance Summary:
Prevalence of Selected Risk Behaviors and Chronic Diseases — Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 39 Steps Communities, United States, 2005

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This MMWR report summarizes the results of surveys conducted in 2005 of adults aged 18 years or older in 39 Steps communities. Communities conducted stand-alone surveys or coordinated data collection with the state or local Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in their program intervention areas. The communities used a modified core questionnaire that measured dietary behaviors, physical activity, tobacco use, and the prevalence of overweight, diabetes, and asthma.

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Page last reviewed: April 27, 2010
Page last modified: April 27, 2010
Content source: Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
 

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