National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH)


After-school experiences; Bullying; Chronic health conditions; Emotional difficulties; Health; Health insurance coverage; Health care access; Health care utilization; Medical home; Neighborhood amenities; Neighborhood condition; Neighborhood safety; Parent involvement; Perceived safety; School enrollment ; Sleep and exercise; Social capital

U.S. households with one or more resident children ages 0-17 at the time of the interview

Selected publications include:

  • Blumberg S.J., Foster, E.B., Frasier, A.M., et al. (2012). "Design and Operation of the National Survey of Children’s Health, 2007." National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Stat 1(55). Available at:
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. (2009) The National Survey of Children's Health 2007. Rockville, Maryland: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Available at:
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