February 2012

Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Center 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.
  • CDC’s Disability and Health Data System is an interactive surveillance tool to help state health departments develop programs that include people with disabilities.
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