National Survey of Children's Health: Data Resource Center


National Survey of Children's Health: Data Resource Center


This data query tool provides immediate access to the National Survey of Children’s Health data, as well as resources and assistance for interpreting and reporting findings. The interactive data query can be used to search and compare survey results for a State, the Nation, or subgroups of children.

The interactive data query allows users to search on the following topics:

  • Child health measures—More than 60 measures of child health and well-being derived from the survey, in the following categories:
    • Physical and dental health
    • Mental and emotional health
    • Health insurance coverage
    • Health care access and quality
    • Community and school activities
    • Family health and activities
    • Neighborhood safety and support
  • State profile—Compare results from the State Profile pages for children of different ages, race/ethnicity groups, etc., on the following topics:
    • Health status
    • Health care
    • School and activities
    • The child’s family
    • The child and family’s neighborhood
  • Healthy People 2010—Search and compare progress on Healthy People 2010 objectives assessed in the survey:
    • Access to quality health services
    • Disability and secondary conditions
    • Health communication
    • Injury and violence prevention
    • Maternal, infant, and child health
    • Mental health and mental disorders
    • Nutrition and overweight
    • Oral health
    • Physical activity and fitness
    • Respiratory diseases
    • Tobacco use
  • Survey sections—Query and compare results for the questions asked in each section of the survey:
    • Demographics
    • Health and functional status
    • Health insurance coverage
    • Health care access and utilization
    • Medical home
    • Early childhood
    • Middle childhood and adolescence
    • Family functioning
    • Parental health
    • Neighborhood characteristics


Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative

Funding Sources:

Maternal and Child Health Bureau-Health Resources and Services Administration


Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: June 2005
Last Updated: 02/12/14

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