"Did You Know?" is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
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February 24, 2012
Research shows that people with disabilities are more likely to be
obese, smoke, and have more difficulty accessing preventive health
services than people without disabilities.
- State-based data are needed to provide evidence for
programs and services that can effectively improve the health of the
1 in 5 Americans with a disability.
and Health Data System is an interactive surveillance tool to help state
health departments develop programs that include people with disabilities.