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United States Commonwealth Fund Survey of Women's Health 1998


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/1998 - 11/1998
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The 1998 Commonwealth Fund Survey of Women's Health was a national study conducted as part of a five year initiative estabilished by The Commission on Women's Health that focused on increasing public awareness of women's health issues, and as a follow up to a previous survey in 1993. Telephone interviews with 2,011 women and 1,084 men ages 18 and older examined the topics of preventive care, violence and abuse, caregiving, health and economic security, insurance status and access to care, with oversampling of African American, Hispanic, and Asian American women and men included as well. The survey was carried out from May to November 1998.