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Title:
   Personal Health Behaviors for Heart Disease Prevention among the U.S. Adult Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2004
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 165
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   March 16, 2007
Description:
   Using data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC), this Statistical Brief presents estimates of how the U.S. adult civilian noninstitutionalized population is incorporating three self-initiated measures of heart disease prevention into their lives. These three measures are not smoking, engaging in physical exercise regularly, and maintaining healthy weight (body mass index [BMI] <25).
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Conditions, Priority Conditions -- High Cholesterol, Preventive Care, Priority Conditions -- Heart Conditions
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st165/stat165.pdf (121 KB)
Related AHRQ Podcast:
   Healthcare 411 Series: Heart Health Behaviors (0 minutes)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st165/stat165.shtml
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