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NHIS-Child Survey Methodology


The following resources are important to understand the methods used to collect the National Health Interview Survey data. NHIS administration processes are detailed in one-page diagrams created by the CAHMI. Additionally, the NHIS Survey Description Document is technical report authored by the National Center for Health Statistics which describes the methodological details of survey sampling, data collection procedures, variable coding and analytic issues. More information is available on the CDC website.   

Data in Action

New estimates from the combined 2016-2017 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) now available on the DRC Interactive Data Query

November 09, 2018
You can now access the newest national and state-level estimates from the NSCH. The combined 2016-2017 NSCH is the first multi-year data set since the redesign of the NSCH in 2016.