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Query Builder for Utah's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Combined Landline and Cell Query Module - Binge Drinking - New Definition


The BRFSS Survey data in this IBIS-Q query module is collected and maintained by the Utah Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Data, Systems, and Evaluation. The BRFSS collects uniform, state-specific data on preventive health practices and risk behaviors that are linked to chronic diseases, injuries, and preventable infectious diseases in the adult population.

"Utah Small Areas" refers to a set of geographic areas in Utah with population sizes ranging from approximately 15,000 to 60,000 persons. These geographic areas are especially useful for doing public health assessment in communities within Utah's urban counties. Utah Small Area population numbers are not available for race, ethnicity, or single year of age.

As of November 22, 2017, the IBIS system has been updated to use an algorithm which uses both ZIP and county information to designate Local Health District (LHD) and Utah Small Area. Queries by LHD or Small Area may yield different numbers than in prior months. For more information go to []

Getting Started

Follow the steps to narrow your query and display your results. When you are done forming your query, click "Submit" bottom of the screen (last step) to get your query result.
  • Select the year or years you want to include.

    • Would you like to include only males or only females in the results? Default includes both sexes.

  • Select one or more subgroups to limit results. Default is all characteristics.

    • Select race. Default is all races.

    • Select race. Default is all races.

    • Select ethnicity. Default is all ethnicities.

      • Select education. Default is all education levels.

    • Select income level. Default is all income levels.

    • Select Marital Status. Default is all.

    • Select poverty level. Default is no poverty level selected.

    • Select military service. Default is all.

    • Select religion. Default is all.

    • Select rent or own. Default is all.

    • Select employment. Default is all.

  • Have one of more children under 18 years

  • Select following indicator only if you plan to display your results by this indicator. Default is None. No BRFSS indicator is selected

  • First choose a geography type. Default is all local health districts.

  • To get the HII map, please select "ADI" on "Map" and "Percentage" on "Primary Measure" on the last step "How to display the data".

To display a map, you must select Geographic Area in Display By (category) and None in Group By (series)
The data and information provided through the IBIS-PH Query System are intended to support any individuals or entities engaged in activities designed solely to enhance the well-being of a specific community, which may include the State. Activities include informing evidence-based decision making in the State to plan and improve health service delivery, evaluate health care interventions and systems, and inform health policy decisions. Other uses are not permissible.

As an IBIS-PH Query System user, I AGREE TO:
  1. Use the data for statistical reporting and analysis only.
  2. Avoid any attempt to identify or contact individual(s) represented in the IBIS-PH query system data.
  3. Avoid disclosure or use of the identity of any individual(s) discovered inadvertently.
  4. Avoid linkage of IBIS-PH query system data with other data that, after linkage, might allow identification of an individual represented in the IBIS-PH query system data.
  5. Use appropriate safeguards to prevent the inappropriate use or disclosure of individual(s) represented in the data, including when disclosing IBIS-PH Query System data to others.
  6. Report IMMEDIATELY any inadvertent or intentional identity disclosures or violations of this agreement of which I become aware to the Director of Data, Systems, and Evaluation, Utah Department of Health and Human Services.

I understand that failure to adhere to the above stated agreement items will result in loss of access to DHHS Internet databases, and I may be subject to legal penalties. Any use, release, or publication of health data contrary to the provisions stated is a class B misdemeanor, with subsequent violations being class A misdemeanors punishable by a fine of up to $5,000 per offense (Chapter 23, Title 26, Code Annotated). If I am a state government employee, this may be grounds for immediate dismissal.
The information provided above is from the Utah Department of Health and Human Services IBIS-PH web site ( The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: " Retrieved Wed, 24 July 2024 13:22:25 from Utah Department of Health and Human Services, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: ".

Content updated: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 10:27:16 MDT