2011 SMART: BRFSS City and County Data and Documentation

Survey Data Information

2011 SMART BRFSS MMSA Weighting Methodology Cdc-pdf[PDF – 103 KB]
Provides information on the background, design, data collection and processing, statistical, and analytical issues.

2011 SMART BRFSS County Weighting Methodology Cdc-pdf[PDF – 111 KB]
Provides information on the background, design, data collection and processing, statistical, and analytical issues.

Data Files

The data files are provided in both ASCII and SAS Transport formats. There are 243,402 records in the county data set and 310,577 records in the MMSA data set. BRFSS and BRFSS GIS Maps data and documentation are also available for this data year.

2011 SMART BRFSS County Data (ASCII) Cdc-zip[ZIP – 27 MB]
Data released May, 2013
This file is in ASCII format. It has a fixed record length of 416 positions.

2011 SMART BRFSS County Data (SAS Transport Format) Cdc-zip[ZIP – 47 MB]
Data updated May, 2013
This file was exported from SAS V9.2 in the XPT transport format. This file contains 192 variables. This format can be imported into SPSS or STATA. Please note: some of the variable labels become truncated in the process of converting to the XPT format so they may be slightly different from what is on the County_SASOUT11.SAS program.

County Variable Layout Cdc-pdf[PDF – 46 KB]
Format information on variable name by column position.

2011 SMART BRFSS MMSA Data (ASCII) Cdc-zip[ZIP – 13 MB]
Data released May, 2013
This file is in ASCII format. It has a fixed record length of 569 positions.

2011 SMART BRFSS MMSA Data (SAS Transport Format) Cdc-zip[ZIP – 13 MB]
Data released May, 2013
This file was exported from SAS V9.2 in the XPT transport format. This file contains 195 variables. This format can be imported into SPSS or STATA. Please note: some of the variable labels become truncated in the process of converting to the XPT format so they may be slightly different from what is on the MMSA_SASOUT11.SAS program.

MMSA Variable Layout Cdc-pdf[PDF – 60 KB]
Format information on variable name by column position.

SAS Resources

The following files are included for use with SAS software developed by SAS Institute, Inc. The SAS files are programs that can be read using any text editor. Save SAS files as plain text files.

Format11.sas Cdc-sas[SAS – 191 KB]
SAS for Windows program used to generate the 2011 format library.

formats11.sas7bcat [SAS7BCAT – 554 KB]
Format library used with the 2011 BRFSS SAS Data File.

MMSA11_SASOUT [SAS – 21 KB]
SAS for Windows program to convert the MMSA ASCII file into a SAS dataset.

CNTY11_SASOUT [SAS – 11 KB]
SAS for Windows program to convert the County ASCII file into a SAS dataset.

transprt.sas Cdc-sas[SAS – 3 KB]
SAS for Windows program to convert the XPT (SAS Transport) file into a SAS dataset.

Formas11.sas Cdc-sas[SAS – 14 KB]
SAS for Windows format assignment statements.