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United States National Health Interview Survey 2007

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2007
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. The interviewed sample for the 2007 NHIS consisted of 29,266 households, yielding 75,764 persons in 29,915 families.

The 2007 NHIS covered a wide variety of topics, such as family composition, socio-demographic characteristics, injuries, health care access and utilization, health insurance, income and assets, health conditions, health behaviors, physical activity. The survey included supplement sections on adult and child alternative medicine, hearing, child mental health services, and adult and child immunization.

Keywords 
Acne, Alcohol use, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Analgesics, Animal injuries, Anxiety, Assets, Asthma, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Autism, Back pain, Bipolar affective disorder, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Body mass index, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Child health care, Cholesterol, Clinical breast exams, Congenital anomalies, Counseling, Dental care, Diabetes, Diagnosis, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Domestic migration, Drug use disorders, Eczema, Edentulism, Education, Employment, Employment benefits, Ethnicity, Falls, Family composition, Gout, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hemorrhagic stroke, Hepatitis, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Housing conditions, Hypertension, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Immunization, Income, Influenza vaccines, Inguinal and femoral hernia, Injuries, International migration, Languages, Limited mobility, Marital status, Medical equipment, Medical tests, Mental and behavioral disorders, Migraine, Military service, Multiple sclerosis, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neck pain, Neurological conditions, Noncommunicable diseases, Noninfective inflammatory bowel disease, Obesity, Occupations, Osteoporosis, Parkinson's disease, Peptic ulcer disease, Periodontal diseases, Personal health expenditures, Physical activity, Physical examinations, Pneumococcal vaccines, Poisonings, Polio, Pregnancy, Public social assistance, Race, Road traffic injuries, Schizophrenia, School enrollment, Seat belts, Seizures, Sickle cell disorders, Skin diseases, Stroke, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Therapies, Thyroid gland disorders, Tobacco use, Upper respiratory infections, Varicella, Vision loss, Weight
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 2007. Hyattsville, United States: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).