National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF)

Background Users can download this dataset pertaining to the effects of federal policy changes decentralizing social programs from the federal government to the states on low-income families. Topics include: health care, income security, job training and social services. The National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF) is a multi-year project conducted by the Urban Institute and Child Trend. The NSAF tracks the effects of federal policy changes decentralizing social programs from…

National Survey of Children’s Health

Background Users can search this database regarding the physical and emotional health of children. Topics include, but are not limited to: child health, family interactions, parental health, school experiences and neighborhood experiences. The National Survey of Children’s Health is a SLAITS survey operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and is sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and…

National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NSCSHCN)

Background Users can download data pertaining to children with special health care needs. Topics include, but are not limited to: health insurance access, care coordination, and the medical home. The National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN) is a SLAITS survey operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and is sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health…

National Survey of Early Childhood Health

Background Users can download data regarding the delivery of pediatric care to children under 3 years of age and the promotion of a home environment conducive to young child health. The National Survey of Early Childhood Health is a SLAITS survey operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Maternal and Child…

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Background The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is a warehouse of information regarding health in the United States. Users can read and download a variety of specific reports on the topic area of interest. AHRQ also develops and manages a number of interactive data tools that are of great use to public health researchers and practitioners. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality provides a variety of information for…

Substance Abuse Legislation Database

Users can search and download legislation related to substance abuse. Topics include: adult services, children and adolescent services, community-based services, infants services, women’s services, underage drinking, sentencing reform, and TANF. Background The Substance Abuse Legislation Database is maintained by the National Conference of State Legislatures. This database allows users to track legislation related to substance abuse. Topics include, but are not limited to: adult substance abuse services, children and adolescent…

Autism Database

Background Users can search state legislation related to autism. Topics include: autism awareness, autism education, financing, insurance, screening, and professional training. The Autism Database is maintained by the National Conference of State Legislatures. This database allows user to track legislation related to autism. Topics include, but are not limited to: autism awareness, autism education, autism financing, insurance, autism screening, and professional training. Data Notes Users can search state autism legislation…

Survey of Adult Transition and Health (SATH)

Background Users can download data regarding the health care needs of children with special health care needs in adolescence and early adulthood. Topics include: transition services, care coordination and health insurance. The Survey of Adult Transition and Health (SATH) is operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Maternal…

Child Trends Databank

Background Users can view and download tables, figures, and reports on a variety of indicators related to children, youth and families in the United States. Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and families by providing research and data to inform decision-making that affects children. In addition to conducting its own research, Child Trends works with federal and state officials and other…

Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)

Users can view and download data pertaining to employment, income, and program participation of American households. Topics include: child care, program participation, health care utilization, health care costs, disability, school enrollment, and taxes. Background The United States Census Bureau conducts the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). The purpose of the SIPP is to evaluate the effectiveness of federal, state and local government programs. This survey provides information regarding…