Scientific Data DocumentationSummary Of Surveys And Data SystemsSUMMARY OF SURVEYS Name, Source, Applications National Center for Health Statistics February, 1993 DATA SOURCE/ SELECTED APPLICATIONS NAME METHODS OF DATA PRODUCED Vital Statistics State vital registration *Life expectancy Cooperative Program *Causes of death (VSCP) *Infant mortality (IM) *Prenatal care and birthwgt. Received '90 *Birth rates *Teenage & unmarried births *Family formation&dissolution *Pregnancy outcomes Linked Birth/Infant Birth and death *IM rates by birth cohort Death Program certificates *IM rates by birthweight 87 is the latest National Death Index State registration- *Facilitates epidemiological (NDI) death certificates followup studies *Verification of death for individuals under study *Most NCHS surveys are linked to NDI National Maternal *Followback - State *Factors associated with low and Infant Health vital records birthweight and infant death Survey (NMIHS) *Interviews - mothers *Barriers and facilitators to *Hospital medical records prenatal care no documentation *Prenatal care providers *Effects of maternal risk factors on pregnancy outcomes *Evaluation of prenatal care effectiveness National Mortality *Followback - State *Mortality by socioeconomic Followback Survey death records factors *Premature death (NMFS) *Mail, telephone and/or *Health care and cost of personal interviews health care with informants *Evaluation of data on death 86 next in '93 certificates *Hospital medical records *Use of health care resources in last year of life *Disability prior to death *Mortality associated with suspected risk factors National Health *Personal interviews Annual data on: Interview Survey *Health status and disability (NHIS) *Utilization of health care *AIDS knowledge and attitudes 91 coming shortly *Family resources Special topics include: *Health insurance *Year 2000 Health Objectives *Access to care *Disability National Survey of *Personal interviews *Contraception&sterilization Family Growth *Telephone reinterviews *Teenage sexual activity & (NSFG) pregnancy *Family planning & unintended pregnancy *Adoption 88 is the latest *Breastfeeding *Infertility Longitudinal Study *Personal interviews *Changes in functional of Aging (LSOA) *Telephone interviews status, living arrangements and mail (Followups) *Use of hospitals and nursing 91 is the latest *Medicare records homes over time *Death certificates *Migration *Economic status *Death rates by social, economic, family and health characteristics National Health and *Personal interview *Total prevalence of disease Nutrition *Physical examination or conditions including those Examination Survey *Laboratory tests unrecognized or undetected (NHANES) *Nutritional assessment *Nutrition monitoring *Heart disease expected in '95 *Diabetes *Osteoporosis *Iron deficiency anemia and other nutritional disorders *Lead exposure *Children's growth & develop- ment NHANES I *Longitudinal followup - *Epidemiologic studies by PHS Epidemiologic NHANES I cohort agencies Followup Study *Etiology of chronic disease (NHEFS) *Personal and telephone and functional impairment interviews *Mortality & morbidity asso- *Medical records - ciated with suspected risk hospitals &nursing homes factors 87 is the latest *Hospital and nursing home *death certificates utilization National Health *Hospital records *Patient characteristics Care Survey (NHCS) *Computerized data *Length of stay sources (National *Diagnosis and multiple diag- Hospital Discharge noses Survey - NHDS) *Surgical and diagnostic pro- 91 is the latest cedures *Physicians and other *Characteristics of patients' (National Ambulatory visits to physicians Medical Care Survey- *Diagnoses and treatment 91 avail. in 6 mths. NAMCS) *Physicians and other *Characteristics of patients' hospital staff (National visits to hosp. outpatient Hospital Ambulatory departments (OPD) and will mail '91 when Care Survey - NHAMCS) emergency departments (ED) avail. *Diagnoses and treatment *Long term care providers *Number & characteristics of *Resident next-of-kin residents in nursing homes interviews (NH) (National Nursing Home *Functional status of NH Survey-NNHS) residents *People discharged from NH 87 is the latest *Characteristics of NH *Expenditures of NH *Home health agencies *Number of patients and hospices (National *Funct. status of patients Home and Hospice Care *# of discharged patients avail. (1st part) Survey - NHHCS) *Characteristics of home health agencies & hospices and their patients *Health care facilities *Charac. of hospitals, *Professsional hospices, and home health associations agencies (National Health Provider *Sampling frame for provider avail. in another yr. Inventory-NHPI) surveys API = Asian/Pacific Islander OMB categories include white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander (API), American Indian, American Indian/Alaska Native" Hispanic Origin is asked as a second question, separate from race" Name, Planned Sample, Race/Ethnicity NAME PLANNED RACE/ETHNICITY SAMPLE AND SES Vital Statistics Cooperative Program *All births, deaths, *White, Black, 5 API (VSCP) and fetal deaths groups,American Indian, *Sample of marriages Other Received '90 and divorces *5 Hispanic groups *Termination of *Occupation in 21 states pregnancy for selected *Educ. for births & deaths reporting areas *1992 +:10 API groups from 7 States & NYC for deaths Linked Birth/Infant Death Program All U.S. births and *Same race & ethnic infant deaths groups as VSCP 87 is the latest *Education National Death Index *Same race groups as NDI) All deaths VSCP National Maternal and Infant Health *10,000 live births *Same race & ethnic Survey (NMIHS) *4,000 fetal deaths groups as VSCP *6,000 infant deaths *Family Income no documentation *Oversample Blacks *Education *Occupation National Mortality 18,700 deaths of *Same race & ethnic Followback Survey persons ages 15 groups as VSCP (NMFS) years and over *Income/wealth *Education 86 next in '93 *Occupation and employment history National Health 50,000 households *OMB categories Interview Survey *4 Hispanic groups (NHIS) *Family & individual income, & poverty level 91 coming shortly *Education & Occupation *Type of living quarters *1992 +: 10 API groups National Survey of *8,500 women 15-44 *OMB categories Family Growth years of age *4 Hispanic & 2 API groups (NSFG) *Oversample Blacks *Family & individual income, & poverty level 88 is the latest *Sources of income *Education & Occupation Longitudinal Study 7,000 persons age *OMB categories of Aging (LSOA) 70 and over in 1984 *4 Hispanic groups *Type of housing 91 is the latest *Occupation & retirement *Income & income sources National Health and *30,000 persons aged All years Nutrition 2 months and older *Income & poverty index Examination Survey to be examined *Education (NHANES) *Oversample Blacks & *Occupation Mexican Americans *Type of living quarters expected in '95 *Social services Prior to 1982 *White, Black, Other *Birthplace 1988 + *OMB categories NHANES I *14,407 persons aged *White, Black, API, Aleut, Epidemiologic 25-74 years, from & American Indian Followup Study 1971-75 NHANES I *Birthplace/ancestory (NHEFS) sample *Income & poverty index *Oversample persons in *Education 87 is the latest poverty areas, women *Occupation of childbearing age & *Type of living quarters elderly National Health *542 hospitals *OMB categories Care Survey (NHCS) *250,000 discharges 91 is the latest 91 avail. in 6 mths. *3,000 physicians *OMB categories in office-based practices *45,000 patient visits will mail '91 when *600 hospitals *OMB categories avail. *90,000 patient visits 87 is the latest *1,200 nursing homes *OMB categories *2,800 nurses *5,200 NH residents *6,000 NH discharges avail. (1st part) *1,500 home health *OMB categories agencies and hospices *9,000 current patients *9,000 discharged patients avail. in another yr. *All licensed/certified *Percentage of Nursing facilities in home, hospice and home covered categories health care residents according to OMB categories API = Asian/Pacific Islander OMB categories include white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander (API), American Indian, American Indian/Alaska Native" Hispanic Origin is asked as a second question, separate from race" Name, Planned Periodicity, Status NAME PLANNED STATUS PERIODICITY Vital Statistics Annual Continuing Cooperative Program (VSCP) Received '90 Linked Birth/Infant Annual Continuing; exploring Death Program link to Medicaid records 87 is the latest National Death Index Annual Continuing (NDI) National Maternal Every 8 years, Completed survey of and Infant Health with longitudinal 1988 events; conducting Survey (NMIHS) followup 1991 Longitudinal Followup; Next full no documentation NMIHS scheduled for 1996 National Mortality Every 7 years Last conducted in 1986; Followback Survey planning 1993 survey (NMFS) 86 next in '93 National Health Annual Continuing 1992 survey Interview Survey with cancer risk factor (NHIS) and youth risk behavior focus; Planning for 91 coming shortly 1993-94 disability survey National Survey of Every 5 years Last conducted in 1988; Family Growth with subsequent followed by 1990 (NSFG) followup telephonere interview; planning for 1994 survey 88 is the latest Longitudinal Study Special cohort Continuing; planning of Aging (LSOA) study 2nd cohort (LSOA II) study to begin in 1994 91 is the latest National Health and Periodic, with Currently in 4th year Nutrition longitudinal of 6 year cycle for Examination Survey followup NHANES III; planning (NHANES) continuous NHANES to begin in 1996 expected in '95 NHANES I Special cohort Continuing followup Epidemiologic study Followup Study (NHEFS) 87 is the latest National Health Annual Continuing; plans to Care Survey (NHCS) expand coverage to ambulatory surgery 91 is the latest 91 avail. in 6 mths. Annual Continuing will mail '91 when Annual Implementation in avail. December 1991; Continuing 87 is the latest Historically Last conducted in 1985; every 4-10 years; next survey of NH converting to proposed for 1994 annual cycle avail. (1st part) Annual Full implementation in Fall 1992 avail. in another yr. Periodic Continuing; expanding to additional providers Name, FY 1993-96 Plans NAME FY 1993-96 PLANS Vital Statistics *Continue monthly, annual data system Cooperative Program *Exploit new certificate items for analysis (VSCP) *Publish new model state legislation *Move toward fully automated, more timely Received '90 system Linked Birth/Infant *Produce files for annual cohorts Death Program *Expand analysis of existing file *Continue development of linkage with 87 is the latest Medicaid files National Death Index *Continue ongoing matching operations (NDI) National Maternal *Complete analysis of 1988 NMIHS and Infant Health *Complete 1991 longitudinal followup Survey (NMIHS) *Conduct next full NMIHS in 1996 no documentation National Mortality *Conduct next NMFS in 1993 Followback Survey (NMFS) 86 next in '93 National Health *Continue annual survey, HIV questions Interview Survey *Fully automate data collection, 1993 (NHIS) *Disability supplement, 1993/4 *Year 2000 supplement, 1995 91 coming shortly *Implement sample redesign, 1995/96 *Implement revised core, 1995/96 National Survey of *Complete analysis of Cycle IV followup Family Growth *Conduct Cycle V, 1994 (NSFG) 88 is the latest Longitudinal Study *Continue followup of 1984 cohort of Aging (LSOA) *conduct 2nd cohort study to begin 1994 91 is the latest National Health and *Release data from first half: 1993 Nutrition *Complete NHANES III: 1994 Examination Survey *Develop plans for NHANES 97+ (NHANES) expected in '95 NHANES I *Complete fieldwork for 1992 wave Epidemiologic *Release data from 1992 wave Followup Study *Develop plans for Wave V followup (NHEFS) 87 is the latest National Health *Continue annual survey of hospitals Care Survey (NHCS) 91 is the latest *Initiate survey of ambulatory surgery:1994 91 avail. in 6 mths. *Continue annual survey will mail '91 when *Continue annual survey avail. 87 is the latest *Restart NNHS in 1995 avail. (1st part) *Continue survey of home & hospice care avail. in another yr. *Initiate fieldwork for 1994 survey
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