Data Usage and Publications

Hawaii-BRFSS information is used by legislators, public health officials, health researchers and clinicians, the media, and the public to inform public health actions and improve the health outcomes of Hawaii residents. Activities supported by Hawaii-BRFSS data include program evaluation, strategic planning, legislation, educational materials, and grant applications.

Hawaii-BRFSS data is extensively used in tracking the progress of the Healthy Hawaii Strategic Plan through the development of various health trackers. These include:

Reports and Publications

  1. Food Insecurity in Hawaiʻi in 2018 [2020]
  2. Hawaiʻi Sexual and Gender Minority Health Report [2017]
  3. Lim E, Davis J, Siriwardhana C, Aggarwal L, Hixon A, Chen JJ. Racial/ethnic differences in health-related quality of life among Hawaii adult population. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2020 Dec 9;18(1):380. doi: 1186/s12955-020-01625-4.
  4. Sinclair-White B, Nett B, Ilagan L, Cacal SL, Vu U, Ching LK, Pirkle CM, Keliikoa LB. Insights in Public Health: Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of the Prevent Diabetes, Hawai’i Campaign. Hawaii J Health Soc Welf. 2020 Mar 1;79(3):86-90.