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Resources for NHIS-CAM Data Analysis

The pages below provide in-depth information on how to access National Health Interview Survey CAM survey data, survey methods, the full survey instrument, SAS and SPSS codebooks to assist with data analysis, and more.

  • Request an NHIS-CAM Supplement dataset: A merged dataset of NHIS Child and NHIS Child CAM Supplement data files with the variables on the website’s data query is available at no cost. All indicators in the NHIS-Child CAM dataset can also be viewed in our interactive data query. The "details" link on each data query page provides more information on each variable's numerator, denominator, revisions, methods notes, treatment of unknown variables, and history.
  • Survey methodology: Learn more about the NHIS-Child CAM Supplement design, sampling, and administration.

  • SPSS codebook: This codebook provides documentation and SPSS program statements used in the development of variables and subgroups featured in the data query for the 2012 NHIS-Child CAM Supplement. Its purpose is to serve as a resource for researchers and analysts interested in understanding how these measures are conceptualized, constructed, and interpreted.