CDC – BRFSS – 2018 BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey (ACBS)

Survey Data Information

2018 ACBS History and Analysis Guidance pdf icon[PDF – 485 KB]
Provides information on the background, design, data collection and processing, statistical, and analytical issues for the BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey (ACBS) for 2018.

2018 ACBS Adult Codebook [HTML – 2 MB]
Codebook for the ACBS Adult data file showing variable names and frequency of values for variables for all reporting areas combined. Variables from the BRFSS interview are included on each ACBS record, but are not included in this codebook. For information on BRFSS variables, the 2018 BRFSS Codebook should be referenced.

2018 ACBS Child Codebook [HTML – 2 MB]
Codebook for the ACBS Child data file showing variable names and frequency of values for variables for all reporting areas combined. Variables from the BRFSS interview are included on each ACBS record, but are not included in this codebook. For information on BRFSS variables, the 2018 BRFSS Codebook should be referenced.

2018 ACBS ADULT Questionnaire pdf icon[PDF – 442 KB]
Questionnaire for the ACBS Adult data file showing variable names.

2018 ACBS CHILD Questionnaire [PDF – 634 KB]
Questionnaire for the ACBS Child data file showing variable names.

2018 ACBS Summary Data Quality Report pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]
Procedures for interview disposition and response rates for the BRFSS Asthma Call-Back Survey (ACBS) for 2018.

Data Files

In 2018 adult landline-cell phone combined data file there are 11,598 records from 31 states and Puerto Rico. In the 2018 child landline-cell phone combined data file there are 456 records from 05 states.  More information on state participation is available in the ACBS History and Analysis Guidance document. The data files are provided in SAS and SPSS formats.

2018 ACBS Adult Data SAS zip icon[ZIP – 6 MB]
Data updated: April 20, 2021.
This file contains 1384 total variables including both ACBS and BRFSS variables. This format is a SAS V9.4 data file.

2018 ACBS Child Data SAS zip icon[ZIP – 604 KB]
Data updated: June 10, 2021.
This file contains 1384 total variables including both ACBS and BRFSS variables. This format is a SPSS V20 data file.

2018 ACBS Adult Data SPSS zip icon[ZIP – 4 MB]
Data updated: June 10, 2021.
This file contains 1403 total variables including both ACBS and BRFSS variables. This format is a SAS V9.4 data file.

2018 ACBS Child Data SPSS zip icon[ZIP – 403 KB]
Data updated: June 10, 2021.
This file contains 1403 total variables including both ACBS and BRFSS variables. This format is a SAS V9.4 data file.

2018 ACBS Formats, Labels and SAS Sample Code zip icon[ZIP – 66 KB]
Data updated June 5, 2021.
This file contains both ACBS Adults and Children Formats. This format is a SAS V9.4 data file.

2018 ACBS Formats, SPSS zip icon[ZIP – 27 KB]
Data updated June 5, 2021.
This file contains both ACBS Adults and Children Formats. This format is a SPSS V20 data file.