Summary health statistics for U.S. adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2008.

@article{Pleis2009SummaryHS,
  title={Summary health statistics for U.S. adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2008.},
  author={John R Pleis and Jacqueline Wilson Lucas and Brian W. Ward},
  journal={Vital and health statistics. Series 10, Data from the National Health Survey},
  year={2009},
  volume={242},
  pages={1-157}
}
OBJECTIVES This report presents health statistics from the 2008 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) for the civilian noninstitutionalized adult population, classified by sex, age, race and ethnicity, education, family income, poverty status, health insurance coverage, marital status, and place and region of residence. Estimates are presented for selected chronic conditions and mental health characteristics, functional limitations, health status, health behaviors, health care access and… CONTINUE READING
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