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Government Health Surveys

  • By: Robert A. Hummer & Nicole Lindsey
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
  • Edited by: Kyriakos S. Markides
  • Subject:Health Care & Aging, Health Psychology

Health surveys conducted by the federal government play an extremely important role in understanding the nation's health progress, problems, and disparities. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has been, and continues to be, the key producer of such surveys. The ...

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