235396 National Health Interview Survey

Sunday, October 30, 2011: 8:15 AM

James Dahlhamer, PhD , National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD
This presentation will describe the types of data collected by the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Data collection methods, analytic considerations, and methods of data access will be discussed. Examples of how the NHIS data are used to inform public health programs and policy will be provided. Participants will also learn ways of applying the data to their individual research interests.

Learning Areas:
Biostatistics, economics
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
List one example of the types of data collected from the NHIS. Describe two ways that NCHS makes information available to data users.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have 10 years of experience as a survey statistician working on the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), and have given numerous presentations on this topic.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.