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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Dataset

These scripts download the BRFSS data provided by HHS VizRisk and format it as a mirador project.

DEPENDENCIES

The scripts have the following dependencies:

  1. Python 2.7.3+ (not tested with 3+) and the following package:

Usage

1) Download and extract the zip files:

python download.py

2) Convert the data into Mirador format, specifying the year (either 2011 or 2012):

python makedataset.py 2011

The resulting Mirador datasets will be available inside the mirador folder.

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