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2017 SMART: BRFSS City and County Data and Documentation

Survey Data Information

2017 SMART BRFSS MMSA Weighting Methodology [PDF – 234 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 230,875 records in the MMSA data set.

2017 SMART BRFSS MMSA Data (ASCII) [ZIP – 18.8 MB]
Data released October, 2018
This file is in ASCII format. It has a fixed record length of 435 positions.

2017 SMART BRFSS MMSA Data (SAS Transport Format) [ZIP – 39.6 MB]
Data released October, 2018
This file was exported from SAS V9.2 in the XPT transport format. This file contains 177 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 [HTML – 65 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.

Format17.sas [SAS – 685 KB]
SAS for Windows program used to generate the 2016 format library.

Format17.sas7bcat [SAS7BCAT Direct Download – 493 KB]
Format library used with the 2017 BRFSS SAS Data File.

MMSA17_SASOUT [SAS – 19.4 KB]
SAS for Windows program to convert the MMSA ASCII file into a SAS dataset.

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

Formas17.sas [SAS – 64 KB]
SAS for Windows format assignment statements.

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