BRFSS statistical brief : caregiver optional module
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      Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System statistical brief : caregiver optional module
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      The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for BRFSS coordinators and researchers who would like to conduct analyses of the data collected through the BRFSS Caregiver Optional Module and provide basic computer code for analyzing the data. The goal is to enable consistency in analytic methods and results reported.

      Healthy People has included objectives related to caregivers for the past two cycles. In Healthy People 2030, multiple objectives target caregivers and could be addressed through increased surveillance


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      Objective -- Background: Caregiver Module History; Analytic Code; -- Caregiver Status; Relationship to Care Recipient; Length of Care; Time Spent Providing Care; Care Recipient Major Health Problem; Care Recipient has Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, -- or Other Cognitive Impairment Disorder; Types of Assistance; Types of Assistance (continued); Future Caregiving . -- References -- Appendix A: Healthy People 2030 Objectives Related to Caregivers -- Appendix B: BRFSS 2019–Present Caregiver Module -- Appendix C: BRFSS 2015-2018 Caregiver Module -- Appendix D: Analytic Code for Support Service Needs -- Selected Scientific Publications -- Data For Action: Selected Examples.
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