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The Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI) is a national initiative based out of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. The mission of the CAHMI is to advance family and patient-centered innovations and improvements in children’s health and health care quality. To learn more about the CAHMI and CAHMI’s “Cycle of Engagement” model and tools, click here.

If you are looking for information on CAHMI’s measurement in action and data in action resources, you can find quick links to those resources here:

Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health (DRC)

The DRC is a national center assisting in the design, development, documentation and public dissemination of user friendly information about, data findings on, and datasets and codebooks for the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH). The DRC is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (HRSA/MCHB). To access the DRC's easy-to-use, interactive data query, click here.

Maternal and Child Health Measurement Research Network (MCH-MRN)

The MCH-MRN is a multidisciplinary, collaborative network of experts who represent the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) lifespan and who are active in the measurement of health and well-being of MCH populations. Its purpose is to provide a sustainable platform to inspire, support, coordinate, and advance efforts related to MCH measurement, measurement innovation, and shared accountability to improve outcomes and systems performance on behalf of the nation’s children, youth, and families. To search an interactive compendium of MCH measures click here.

Survey of Pathways to Diagnosis and Services (Pathways)

The CAHMI has evaluated and produced results from the Pathways survey so that it is relevant to parents, researchers, community health providers, and anyone interested in autism spectrum disorder, developmental delay, or intellectual disability. To learn more about the survey click here.

National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) – Child Component (NHIS-Child)

The CAHMI takes the sample child-level data from the NHIS Sample Child, Household Composition and Family components and makes the results easily accessible to parents, researchers, community health providers and anyone interested in child health data. To learn more about the survey click here.

The National Health Interview Survey - Child Complementary and Alternative Medicine Supplement (NHIS-CAM)

The CAHMI website provides data from the 2012 NHIS Child CAM Supplement, linked to NHIS Family and Sample Child datasets, to produce the child-level national and Census regions data findings. To learn more about the survey click here.

To browse national- and region-level data for Pathways, NHIS-Child and NHIS-CAM click here.