National Health Interview Survey on Disability, 1995: Phase I, Disability Outcome Supplement

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Health Interview Survey Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
chronic disabilities; chronic illnesses; disabilities; health; health care; health care services; health policy; health problems; illness
  • Abstract

    The purpose of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of health services people receive. The National Health Interview Survey on Disability (NHIS-D), Phase I, was administered at the same time as the NHIS 1995 core, NATIONAL HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY, 1995 (ICPSR 2533). This questionnaire collected basic data on disability and was used as a screening device to determine eligibility for the second phase of the survey, the NHIS-D Disability Followback Survey. This supplement contains four fields: record type, year, person ID, and outcome code for adult and child.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1995
  • Collection date: 1995
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
One person 18 years or older was randomly sampled from each household in the 1995 National Health Interview Survey sample.
Collection Mode
  • Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data file(s) and text of the technical documentation for this collection as prepared by NCHS. The codebook and data collection instrument are provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2540 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15