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2016 SMART: BRFSS City and County Data and Documentation

Survey Data Information

2016 SMART BRFSS MMSA Weighting Methodology [PDF – 252 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 249,011 records in the MMSA data set.

2016 SMART BRFSS MMSA Data (ASCII) [ZIP – 14.3 MB]
Data released August, 2017
This file is in ASCII format. It has a fixed record length of 324 positions.

2016 SMART BRFSS MMSA Data (SAS Transport Format) [ZIP – 32.6 MB]
Data released August, 2017
This file was exported from SAS V9.2 in the XPT transport format. This file contains 146 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 MMSA15_SASOUT.SAS program.

MMSA Variable Layout [PDF – 25 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.

Format16.sas [SAS – 570 KB]
SAS for Windows program used to generate the 2016 format library.

formats16.sas7bcat [SAS7BCAT – 43.1 KB]
Format library used with the 2016 BRFSS SAS Data File.

MMSA16_SASOUT [SAS – 18.1 KB]

SAS for Windows program to convert the MMSA ASCII file into a SAS dataset.

TRANSPRT.SAS [SAS – 3.06 KB]
SAS for Windows program to convert the XPT (SAS Transport) file into a SAS dataset.

Formas16.sas [SAS – 54.2 KB]
SAS for Windows format assignment statements.

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