Maintained/created by: SLAITS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Geographic unit of data: U.S. state
Keywords: access to care, barriers to care, CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CHAMPUS, CHAMPUS-VA, chicken pox, counseling, dental care, dentist, disability, doctor's office, early intervention services, emergency room, emotional health, employer coverage, employment, food stamps, general assistance, health care, health care use, health center, health clinic, health insurance coverage, Health Maintenance Organization, health status, healthcare, HMO, hospital, immunization, Independent Practice Association, Indian Health Service, IPA, Medi-Gap Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, mental health care, military health care, prescription medicine, private health insurance, SLAITS, Social Security Disability Insurance, special education, SSI, Supplemental Social Security Income, TANF, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, TRICARE, uninsured, vaccination, welfare
Users can download data regarding health issues such as access and barriers to care, health insurance coverage and health care utilization.
The Health module of SLAITS 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. Health items include access and barriers to care, health insurance coverage, health status, health care utilization, demographic characteristics, and family income.
Users can download the survey instrument, methodology report, frequency counts as PDFs. Users can download the public-access dataset into SAS statistical software.
The Health module contains health information piloted in Iowa and Washington and was collected in 1997.This module includes questions from the National Health Interview Survey and the Survey of Income and Program Participation collected using random-digit dial (RDD) telephone surveys.