Comprehensive US govt system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. Current health-related perceptions, conditions, and behaviors (e.g., health status, health care access, alcohol consumption, tobacco use, disability, and HIV/AIDS risks, as well as demographic questions, and more.
--Behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence
--Sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection
--Alcohol and other drug use
--Unhealthy dietary behaviors
--Inadequate physical activity
Categories include unintentional injury and violence; tobacco use; alcohol and other drug use; sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and disease; dietary behaviors; and physical inactivity.
Major health topics include: Health status and limitations; Utilization of health care; Health insurance; Access to care; Selected health conditions; Poisonings and injuries; Health behaviors; Functioning/disability; Immunizations
Data from a large representative sample of households in the United States.
NHIS is “the principal source of information on the health of the civilian non-institutionalized population of the United States.”
Includes data on health status, care, demography and behaviors.rvey c
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Statistics related to health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. The survey is unique in that it combines interviews and physical examinations.US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Interview includes demographic, socioeconomic, dietary, and health-related questions.
Examination component consists of medical, dental, and physiological measurements, as well as laboratory tests administered by highly trained medical personnel.