Executive Summary
1996 Mississippi Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Note: only responses to questions on general health, health risk behaviors for chronic disease (including health care access), and screening behaviors are given here

Health status

Cigarette smoking

Physical activity/exercise

Diet, body weight, and weight control


Hypertension awareness

Fruit and vegetable consumption

Preventive counseling services

Mammography screening

Pap smear screening

Health care access