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2023 Boston Behavioral Risk Factor Survey

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is the local public health department for the City of Boston. BPHC’s mission is to protect, preserve, and promote the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly the most vulnerable.

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System is a nation-wide surveillance project originating from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is conducted in each state by the CDC in partnership with the state health departments. The Boston BRFSS is conducted independently of the CDC but follows the national BRFSS protocols.

The BPHC is seeking a vendor to conduct on-going monthly BBRFSS data collection among Boston residents for a 12-month period beginning in January 2023. The survey instrument will be provided by the BPHC Research & Evaluation Office and will average 26-27 minutes in interview length. The final survey instrument will be similar to the sample survey instrument provided in this RFP.  We anticipate that the final 2023 survey instrument will differ from the attached 2021 survey instrument by approximately 20 question changes.

Download the full RFP

Download the sample survey 

Download Questions and Answers

Download BPHC Standard Contract 


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