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Community Health Survey 2012

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General Physical and Mental Health
Self-reported health status
Serious psychological distress
Mental health counseling or treatment

Access to Health Care
Health insurance type
Health insurance coverage
Personal doctor
Last routine checkup
Appointment wait time
Did not get needed medical care

Influenza (flu) vaccination
Pnuemonia vaccination
Hepatitis B vaccination
Where received flu vaccination

Emergency Preparedness
Emergency plan
Emergency store of meds

Cancer Screening
Colon cancer screening (colonoscopy)
Breast cancer screening (mammography)
Chronic Conditions
Diabetes ever
High blood pressure ever
Blood pressure screening
Blood pressure medication ever
Current blood pressure medication
High cholesterol ever
Cholesterol screening
Current cholesterol medication

Asthma ever
Current asthma

Cigarette Smoking
Smoking status
Type of smoker
Quit attempts
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) use
Prescription anti-smoking medication use
Place of cigarette purchase
Second-hand smoke at home

Alcohol drinker
Binge drinking
Heavy drinking
Weight and Exercise
Overweight and obesity
Exercise in past 30 days
Meet 2008 physical activity recommendations
Rode bicycle in past year

Self-reported healthy diet
Average sugary drink consumption
Fruit/vegetable consumption
Salt content in food

HIV Testing, Sexual Orientation and Behavior
HIV testing
Sexual identity
Number of sex partners
Men who had sex with men
Women who had sex with women
Condom use at last sex
Condom use frequency (anal sex)

Environmental Health

The Community Health Survey (CHS) includes self-reported data from adults, ages 18 and older.
CHS has included adults with landline phones since 2002 and, starting in 2009, also has included adults who can be reached by cell-phone.
Starting in 2011, CHS weighting methods were updated to use Census 2010 and additional demographic characteristics (methodology report [PDF]).

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†Adjusted to the year 2000 U.S. Standard Population

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