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United States National Health Interview Survey 2015

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2015
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The United States National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) 2015 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 2015 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.

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, Biopsy, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Bladder cancer, Brain and nervous system cancers, Breast cancer, Burns, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cervix uteri cancer, Chemotherapy, Child care, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Cirrhosis of the liver, Clinical breast exams, Colon and rectum cancers, Colonoscopy, Community health clinics, Congenital anomalies, Congenital heart anomalies, Contact with venomous animals and plants, Corpus uteri cancer, Corrective lenses, Counseling, DTP vaccines, Dental care, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Digestive diseases, Disability, Down's syndrome, Drug consumption, Eczema, Edentulism, Emergency care, Employment, Employment benefits, Endocrine disorders, Epilepsy, Ethnicity, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Fatigue, Gallbladder and biliary tract cancers, General surgery, Genetic risk factors, 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, Hormone replacement therapy, Hospices, Hospitals, Hours worked, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, 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, Medicines, Melanoma, Menstruation, 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, Occult blood, 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, Sun exposure, Telephones, Testicular cancer, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Thyroid cancer, Thyroid gland disorders, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Ultrasound, Unemployment, Unipolar depressive disorders, Upper respiratory infections, Urinary diseases, VCT, Varicella, Vision loss, Weight, Weight change, X-rays, Body mass index, Hemorrhagic stroke
Citation
Publication year 
2016
Suggested citation 
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). United States National Health Interview Survey 2015. Hyattsville, United States: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2016.