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CHARTing Health Information for Texas-->Sociodemographic & Community Characteristics
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Much of the data on this page is at the State level. See also Cardiovascular Disease for additional data by county.

Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (MSA and Public Health Region level; 2002-2005)
Covers asthma, diabetes, flu shots, binge drinking, mammograms, pap smears, overweight/obesity, pneumonia shots, health insurance, leisure time, and smoking.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Research (Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse)

Tobacco Fact Sheets, Reports, and Publications (Texas Department of State Health Services; dates vary)
The reports listed below focus on all of Texas, but they do provide usage statistics for adolescents and adults, illness and deaths from tobacco, and assessments of smoking bans in restaurants.

State Tobacco Settlement (Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids)
This special report provides state rankings for funding for tobacco prevention, tobacco prevention funding vs. tobacco revenues, and more.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

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Last updated 11/2/2005