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United States National Health Interview Survey 1992


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1992 - 12/1992
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

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.

A core questionnaire collected data on topics such as injuries, diseases, conditions, disability, limitation of activity, doctor visits, hospitalization, and demographic information such as housing, family composition, income, etc. The supplement sections for the 1992 NHIS covered cancer, immunization, family resources, and AIDS knowledge and attitudes. The 1992-1993 Youth Risk Behavior Survey was conducted as a follow-up to the 1992 NHIS.

Acne, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anemia, Assets, Back and neck pain, Birth place, Body mass index, Breast cancer, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Cirrhosis of the liver, Cleft lip and cleft palate, Clinical breast exams, Congenital anomalies, Congenital heart anomalies, Counseling, DTP vaccines, Dental examinations, Dermatitis, Diabetes, Diagnosis, Diet, Digestive diseases, Digital rectal examinations, Disability, Diverticular disease of intestine, Eczema, Education, Employment, Epilepsy, Eye examinations, FFQ, Family composition, Family size, Glaucoma, Gout, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care services, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Hepatitis, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hospitals, Housing conditions, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Immunization, Income, Inguinal and femoral hernia, Injuries, Interventions, Intestinal infectious diseases, Iodine deficiency, Languages, Limited mobility, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Measles, Measles vaccines, Medical tests, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrients, Migraine, Military service, Multiple sclerosis, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neurological conditions, Noncommunicable diseases, Noninfective inflammatory bowel disease, Occupational risk factors, Occupations, Pap smears, Peptic ulcer disease, Physical examinations, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Pregnancy, Proctoscopy, Prostate cancer, Psoriasis, Public social assistance, Race, Rheumatic heart disease, Road traffic injuries, Rubella vaccines, Screening mammography, Skin diseases, Stroke, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Tobacco smoking, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, Urolithiasis, Vision loss, Weight, X-rays