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National Health Interview Survey

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 16:26
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Atlanta, GA
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Description: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) collects data on a broad range of health topics through personal household interviews.

Population: Sampling plans are redesigned after every decennial census; current data is based on 2006 redesign. Personal household interviews are conducted with nationally representative sample of ~35,000 households, accounting for ~87,500 persons of all ages.

Periodicity: Significantly revised survey administered 1997-present.  Data available through 2017 collection period.

(Information adapted from the publisher)

For more information, please see the Compendium of Family-Self Sufficiency Databases.

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