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United States National Health Interview Survey 1993

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1993 - 12/1993
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is a primary source of information on the health of the population of the United States. The NHIS is a cross-sectional household interview survey that is fielded continuously throughout the year.

A core questionnaire collected data on topics such as injuries, diseases, conditions, disability, limitation of activity, doctor visits, hospitalization, and demographic information such as housing, family composition, income, etc. The supplement sections for the 1993 NHIS included the following topics: immunization, AIDS knowledge and attitudes, access to health care, health insurance, and the "Year 2000 Objectives" (i.e. environmental health, tobacco use, nutrition, occupation safety and health, oral health). The 1993 Teenage Attitudes and Practices Survey was a follow-up study to the 1993 NHIS.

Keywords 
Acne, Agriculture, Anemia, Assets, Asthma, Back and neck pain, Birth place, Breast cancer, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Cirrhosis of the liver, Cleft lip and cleft palate, Clinical breast exams, Congenital anomalies, Congenital heart anomalies, DTP vaccines, Dental examinations, Dermatitis, Diabetes, Diagnosis, Digestive diseases, Disability, Diverticular disease of intestine, Eczema, Edentulism, Education, Employment, Environmental hazards, Environmental tobacco smoke, Epilepsy, Eye examinations, Family composition, Family size, Glaucoma, Gout, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care services, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hepatitis, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hospitals, Housing conditions, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, Immunization, Income, Inguinal and femoral hernia, Injuries, Interventions, Intestinal infectious diseases, Iodine deficiency, Limited mobility, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Measles, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Migraine, Military service, Multiple sclerosis, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neurological conditions, Noncommunicable diseases, Noninfective inflammatory bowel disease, Nutrition, Occupational risk factors, Occupations, Pap smears, Peptic ulcer disease, Physical examinations, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Pregnancy, Prostate cancer, Psoriasis, Public social assistance, Race, Radon exposure, Rheumatic heart disease, Road and vehicle safety, Road traffic injuries, Rubella vaccines, Screening mammography, Seat belts, Skin diseases, Stroke, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, Urolithiasis, Vision loss, Weight, Body mass index
Citation
Suggested citation 

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), US Census Bureau. United States National Health Interview Survey 1993. Hyattville, United States: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).