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New York City Community Health Survey

State New York City
Survey Name New York City Community Health Survey
Website http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/survey/survey.shtml     
Organization Conducting Survey New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Key Contact Information Donna Eisenhower, PhD 
Sample Size (Average) by Population   Adult
  Adolescent
  Child
9,500 Total Sample
Population Oversampled (if applicable)  
Sampling Method RDD
Mode Landline, Cell
 
General Content Areas
  Adult Adolescent Child
Health Status X    
Health Condition  X    
Health Behaviors
– diet      
– physical activity      
– tobacco behaviors      
– injury prevention      
– screening      
– other      
Health Insurance X    
Health Care Access X    
Health History  X    
Mental Health  X    
Demographics X    
Socioeconomics      
Other      
 
Survey Frequency Annual
Who has access to this data?  Individuals can query the data online with EpiQuery (www.nyc.gov/health/EpiQuery). Public use data sets are also available (http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/survey/chsdata.shtml) Individuals can also view reports that have been written using the data: http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/episrv/epipubs.shtml
What is the main use of this data? The CHS is used primarily for population health surveillance in New York City. It is also used to inform public health objectives and evaluate health initiatives and interventions.
Major Funders New York City tax levy, some funding from supplemental grants 

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