Division of Chronic Disease Prevention: Information for Action Reports

The Information for Action (IFA) is a one-page communication that provides relevant data to mobilize public health action. Each IFA includes a take home message, quick facts containing relevant data to support the take home message, language describing the public health importance of the data, figure(s) that illustrate the data, a general statement that describes a public health opportunity and contact information. Data used in an IFA may come from the BRFSS, SPARCS, Vital Records or other population-based surveillance data systems. IFAs are available under the following categories:

Access to Quality Health Care

Chronic Disease



Cardiovascular Disease



Multiple Chronic Diseases

Disability and Health

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, Healthy Children

Physical Activity and Nutrition


Unintentional Injuries