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United States National Health Interview Survey 2011

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 12/2011
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 2011 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, and physical activity. The survey included supplementary sections on cancer, occupational health, epilepsy, child mental health, and immunization.

Keywords 
Alcohol use, Anemia, Anxiety, Asthma, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Back pain, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Body mass index, COPD, Calcium, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Chemotherapy, Child health care, Chronic respiratory diseases, Colonoscopy, Congenital anomalies, Contraceptive implants, Corrective lenses, Counseling, Dental examinations, Diabetes, Diagnosis, Diet, Digestive diseases, Disability, Eczema, Edentulism, Education, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Epilepsy, Ethnicity, Eye examinations, Falls, Family composition, Fatigue, Gout, HPV, HPV vaccines, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hepatitis, Hepatitis B vaccines, Home care, Homicide, Hormone replacement therapy, Hospitals, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, Immunization, Income, Influenza, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, International migration, Interventions, Languages, Leisure activities, Limited mobility, Live births, Marital status, Medical tests, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Micronutrients, Migraine, Mobility aids, Morbidity, Multiple sclerosis, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neck pain, Neurological conditions, Noncommunicable diseases, Occult blood, Occupational risk factors, Occupations, Pain, Pap smears, Peptic ulcer disease, Physical activity, Physical examinations, Pneumococcal vaccines, Poisonings, Pregnancy, Prostheses and implants, Public social assistance, Race, Radiation therapy, Road traffic injuries, Screening mammography, Seizures, Skin diseases, Sleep, Stroke, Sun exposure, Surgical procedures, Telecommunications, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Therapies, Thyroid gland disorders, Tobacco use, Unintentional injuries, Varicella, Vision loss, Vitamin D supplements, Weight, X-rays, Hemorrhagic stroke, FFQ
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 2011. Hyattsville, United States: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).