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National Health Interview Survey

  • By: Jane F. Gentleman & Susan S. Jack
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
  • Edited by: Kyriakos S. Markides
  • Subject:Health Care & Aging, Health Psychology

The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is one of a family of health surveys conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the U.S. government's health statistics agency. The NHIS was authorized in 1956 by an act of Congress, the ...

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