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Looking for Data? NCHS Data Linkage May Be Of Interest

Posted: 4/12/2021 (Demography News)

In your population health research agenda, you may be looking for linked data files. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) links health related data, from multiple sources, so that scientists and policymakers can answer complex health questions relevant to all Americans. For example, NCHS-linked data resources have helped answer key health policy questions including: How effective are federal policies aimed at lowering lead exposure in children living in public housing? Are there adverse health effects associated with the mandatory folic acid fortification policy for grain products? Do persons with disabilities have adequate access to health insurance?  To learn more about these data, see here