Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health

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The topics in the National Survey of Children’s Health include:
  • Child and family demographics
  • Children’s physical and mental health status
  • Health insurance status and type of coverage
  • Access and use of health care services
  • Medical home
  • Early childhood-specific information (0-5 years)
  • Middle childhood and adolescent-specific information (6-17 years)
  • Family health and activities
  • Parental health status
  • Parent’s perceptions of neighborhood characteristics
The topics in the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs include:
  • Child’s health and functional status
  • Child’s health insurance status and adequacy of coverage
  • Access to health care — including types of health care services needed and any unmet needs for care
  • Care coordination
  • Family-centeredness of child’s health care
  • Impact of child’s health on family
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