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for SCHS Studies Vol. Issue 137, Aug 2003
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Survey data from the 2001 North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) were used in this study to investigate county and regional differences in selected health indicators before and after age adjustments. Results show that the use of synthetic estimates does not capture the variation across counties in health risks and behaviors, and can be misleading.