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Program Design and Evaluation Services conducts two health surveys


Oregon's Student Health Survey (SHS) is a collaborative effort with the Oregon Department of Education to improve the health and well-being of all Oregon students to help them succeed. The SHS is a comprehensive, school-based, anonymous and voluntary health survey of 6th, 8th and 11th graders. It is a key part of statewide efforts to help local schools and communities ensure that all Oregon youth are healthy and successful learners.

Student Health Survey


The OBRFSS LogoAdult Behavior Risk Factor and Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) is the largest, continuously conducted, telephone health survey in the world. It enables the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state health departments, and other health agencies to monitor modifiable risk factors for chronic diseases and other leading causes of death. The survey is an on-going data collection program designed to measure behavioral risk factors in the adult population 18 years of age or over.

Adult BRFSS Survey

The Maternal and Child Health section conducts a pregnancy risk assessment

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System

cdc logo for prams Oregon PRAMS, the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, is a project of the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division with support from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). PRAMS collects data on maternal attitudes and experiences prior to, during, and immediately after pregnancy for a sample of Oregon women. The sample data are analyzed in a way that allows findings to be applied to all Oregon women who have recently had a baby.

PRAMS Survey