Frequently Asked Questions - BRFSS

The Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is currently being conducted. If you receive a phone call on behalf of the Texas Department of State Health Services and CDC asking you to answer some questions about your health and health practices, it is a legitimate phone call. If you have any questions or concerns about the Texas BRFSS, please email the Texas BRFSS Coordinator at We appreciate you taking the time to participate in the Texas BRFSS.

If you have already responded to our survey, thank you! If you have been notified that your household has been selected for a health survey and you are thinking about becoming a survey participant, we hope these answers to some frequently asked questions will help you understand why your participation is so important.

General Information

BRFSS Survey Participant Information

BRFSS Calling Information