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Facts and Reports

Click on the following documents to find valuable information regarding physical activity, nutrition, breastfeeding and obesity.  (All outside links open in a NEW browser window.)

Facts Sheets:




Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) 2011-2015

2010 Physical Activity Indicator Report Card
2009 Fruits and Vegetables State Indicator Report

2010 Breastfeeding State Indictor Report Card

2012 Breastfeeding State Indicator Report Card

2007 Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) in Nebraska


Nebraska Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) The Nebraska BRFSS has been conducting surveys annually since 1986 for the purpose of collecting data on the prevalence of major health risk factors among adults residing in the state.   For more information on the BFRSS you can access the national website.

Nebraska Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) The YRBSS monitors priority health-risk behaviors and the prevalence of obesity and asthma among youth and young adults.  The Department of Education and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services coordinated the administration of the YRBS in the state.  The survey is administered biannually through the Student Health and Risk Prevention Surveillance System (SHARP).  For more information on the YRBSS you can access the national website.

Nebraska School Health Profiles (Profiles) The Profiles is a system of surveys assessing school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts, territories, and tribal governments. The surveys are administered among middle and high school principals and lead health education teachers.  In Nebraska, the Profiles are implemented biannually by the Nebraska Department of Education.  For more information on the School Health Profiles you can access the national website.

Nebraska Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) The PRAMS collects state-specific, population-based data on maternal attitudes and experiences before, during, and shortly after pregnancy, including breastfeeding practices.

Pediatric and Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System (PedNSS/PNSS) The PedNSS/PNSS are program-based surveillance systems that monitor the nutritional status of low-income infants, children, and women in federally funded maternal and child health programs.

US Census Bureau The U.S. Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

For more information, contact the NAFH staff at (402) 471-2101.

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