Appendix C:  List of Abbreviations

Women With Diabetes: Quality of Health Care, 2004-2005

AbbreviationFull Name
ADAAmerican Diabetes Association
AHRQAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality
BRFSSBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CAPIComputer-Assisted Personal Interview
CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
DHHSDepartment of Health and Human Services
HCHousehold Component
HDLHigh-density Lipoprotein
LDLLow-density Lipoprotein
MEPSMedical Expenditure Panel Survey
MEPS-HCMedical Expenditure Panel Survey—Household Component
NCCDPHPNational Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
NCHSNational Center for Health Statistics
NHANESNational Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
NHISNational Health Interview Survey
OMBOffice of Management and Budget
PSUsPrimary Sampling Units
Page last reviewed November 2008
Internet Citation: Appendix C:  List of Abbreviations: Women With Diabetes: Quality of Health Care, 2004-2005. November 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/women-and-diabetes-2004-2005/wmdiabapc.html