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United States National Health Interview Survey 2018


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2018 - 12/2018
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The 2018 United States National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is 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 2018 survey covered a wide variety of topics such as family composition, socio-demographic characteristics, injuries, health insurance, income and assets, health conditions, and health behaviors.

Absenteeism, Alcohol use, Allergies, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Anemia, Assets, Asthma, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Biopsy, Birth place, Birth weight, Bladder cancer, Bone cancers, Breast cancer, COPD, Cancers, Children, Cholesterol, Colon and rectum cancers, Colonoscopy, Congenital anomalies, Coping behavior, Corrective lenses, Dental care, Diabetes, Disability, Edentulism, Education, Emergency care, Employment, Employment benefits, Epilepsy, Ethnicity, Family composition, Gallbladder and biliary tract cancers, General surgery, HPV vaccines, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hepatitis, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hepatitis vaccines, Hospitals, Hours worked, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, Income, Influenza vaccines, Insulin, International migration, Internet, Ischemic heart disease, Larynx cancer, Length of stay, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Liver cancer, Marital status, Melanoma, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Military service, Mobility aids, Mouth cancer, Musculoskeletal diseases, Occult blood, Oesophagus cancer, Ovary cancer, Pain, Pancreas cancer, Pap smears, Parents, Parkinson's disease, Peptic ulcer disease, Personal health expenditures, Physical activity, Pneumococcal vaccines, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Prostate cancer, Public social assistance, Race, School enrollment, Screening mammography, Seizures, Sense organ diseases, Sexual behavior, Shingles vaccines, Skin cancers, Sleep, Sleep disorders, Smokeless tobacco use, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Testicular cancer, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Thyroid cancer, Tobacco smoking, Tourism, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Transportation, Unemployment, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Varicella, Vision loss, Weight