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United States National Health Interview Survey 2014

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2014 - 12/2014
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The United States National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) 2014 is part of the NHIS series, a cross-sectional household interview survey that is fielded continuously throughout the year. The NHIS is a major source of information on the health of the population of the United States. The 2014 NHIS covered a wide variety of topics such as family composition, socio-demographic characteristics, injuries, health insurance, income and assets, health conditions, and health behaviors. In addition to the core NHIS questions, the 2014 survey contains supplementary sections with questions on health care access and utilization, food security, hepatitis B and C screening, heart disease and stroke prevention, immunization, mental health, disability, internet access, and non-cigarette tobacco use. For the 2014 NHIS, 13,380 children, and 36,697 adults from 45,597 families in 44,552 households were interviewed.

Keywords 
Adverse effects of medical treatments, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Allergies, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Amputation, Analgesics, Anemia, Animal injuries, Assets, Asthma, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Back pain, Birth place, Birth weight, Bladder cancer, Brain and nervous system cancers, Breast cancer, Burns, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cervix uteri cancer, Child care, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Cirrhosis of the liver, Colon and rectum cancers, Community health clinics, Congenital anomalies, Congenital heart anomalies, Contact with venomous animals and plants, Corpus uteri cancer, Corrective lenses, DTP vaccines, Dental care, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Disability, Down's syndrome, Drug consumption, Eczema, Edentulism, Emergency care, Employment, Employment benefits, Endocrine disorders, Epilepsy, Ethnicity, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Fatigue, Firearms, Gallbladder and biliary tract cancers, General surgery, Gout, Gynecology, HPV vaccines, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Hearing tests, Heart disease, Height, Hepatitis, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hepatitis vaccines, Home care, Hospitals, Hours worked, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Medicines, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Immunization, Income, Influenza vaccines, Injuries, Insulin, International migration, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Interventions, Ischemic heart disease, Kidney and other urinary organ cancers, Larynx cancer, Leisure activities, Length of stay, Leukemia, Lifestyle risk factors, Limited mobility, Liver cancer, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Melanoma, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Migraine, Military service, Mobility aids, Morbidity, Mouth cancer, Multiple sclerosis, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neck pain, Neurological conditions, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Occupational injuries, Occupational risk factors, Occupations, Oesophagus cancer, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Otitis media, Outpatient facilities, Ovary cancer, Pain, Pancreas cancer, Pap smears, Paralysis, Parkinson's disease, Pediatrics, Peptic ulcer disease, Personal health expenditures, Pervasive developmental disorders, Physical activity, Physical therapy, Pneumococcal vaccines, Poisonings, Polio, Poverty, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Preventive interventions, Prostate cancer, Public social assistance, Race, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rheumatoid arthritis, Road traffic injuries, Safety, School enrollment, Screening mammography, Seizures, Sense organ diseases, Sensory aids, Shingles vaccines, Sickle cell disorders, Skin cancers, Sleep, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Telephones, Testicular cancer, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Thyroid cancer, Thyroid gland disorders, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unemployment, Unipolar depressive disorders, Upper respiratory infections, Urinary diseases, VCT, Varicella, Vision loss, Weight, Weight change, Body mass index, Hemorrhagic stroke
Citation
Publication year 
2015
Suggested citation 
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). United States National Health Interview Survey 2014. Hyattsville, United States: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2015.