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National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

  • By: Kelly Boyer
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) serves as the primary health statistical agency in the United States. This agency collects health-related information from multiple sources, including other government agencies; analyzes collective data; and then distributes ...

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