Identifying children with special health care needs in the National Health Interview Survey: a new resource for policy analysis.

@article{Davidoff2004IdentifyingCW,
  title={Identifying children with special health care needs in the National Health Interview Survey: a new resource for policy analysis.},
  author={Amy J Davidoff},
  journal={Health services research},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={53-71}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the feasibility of using the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) to identify children with chronic illness through a noncategorical approach, as exemplified by the Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) screener. The ability to use the NHIS to identify CSHCN will permit analyses of the effects of welfare reform and public insurance eligibility expansions during the late 1990s on CSHCN. DATA SOURCES The NHIS from 1997, 1999, and 2000. The NHIS is an ongoing… CONTINUE READING