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The following links point to sites important or related to the work done at the Health & Behavioral Risk Research Center:
MU Dept. of Health Management & Informatics (HMI)
Mizzou HMI prepares the leaders who effect change in complex and diverse organizations to achieve the highest level of population based health
CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
The BRFSS, the world's largest phone survey, tracks health risks in the United States. Information from the survey is used to improve the health of the American people.
Missouri BRFSS
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a state based system of health surveys that generate information about health risk behaviors, clinical preventive practices, and health care access and use primarily related to chronic diseases and injury.
MU Center for Health Care Quality
The center for Health Care Quality is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to fostering collaboration in quality improvement education and research through educational programs and research projects.
Missouri Information for Community Assessment (MICA)
MICA is an interactive system that allows the user to create and download tables, based on selected variables from various collected health data files.
Center for Agricultural, Resource and Environmental Systems (CARES)
CARES uses GIS (Geographic Information Systems), remote sensing, environmental modeling and internet mapping to help better address resource, environmental and socio-economic issues.
What is Public Health?
"Health care matters to all of us some of the time. Public health matters to all of us all of the time." - C. Everett Koop
Healthy People
Healthy People 2010 challenges individuals, communities, and professionals - indeed, all of us - to take specific steps to insure that good health, as well as long life, are enjoyed by all.
What is a survey?
Great info from the American Statistical Association.
Rural Assistance Center: Missouri
Health and Human Services Information for Rural America.


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