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National Survey of Children's Health

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 10:21
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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 Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) examines the physical and emotional health of children. Special emphasis is placed on factors that may relate to well-being of children, including medical homes, family interactions, parental health, school and after-school experiences, and safe neighborhoods.

Population: Children aged zero to 17 years in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. 

Periodicity: Data collected for 3 periods: January 2003-July 2004, April 2007-July 2008, February 2011-March 2012.  All data sets are available.

Additional relevant topics covered in this dataset: Parental health.

(Information adapted from the publisher)

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

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