DATA & RESOURCES

We believe that there is no singular answer—every little bit helps when it comes to making an impact. There are many societal factors that impact health -- and oral health. Here are some of the data points we hope to improve.

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Washington’s 2015-2016 Smile Survey is the latest statewide assessment of children’s oral health.  It shows that children’s oral health in Washington is improving, but further work remains.

BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM (BRFSS)

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the nation’s premier system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. Established in 1984 with 15 states, BRFSS now collects data in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories.

WASHINGTON HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY MEDICAID PROGRAM

Every individual has the ability to motivate others and inspire true change. By Organizing an Event, you become a crucial part of our movement by making sure that our mission is heard and has a far-reaching, lasting impact.