National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH)

We fund and direct the NSCH, which provides national and state level estimates for key measures of child health and well-being. These data are essential to understanding the health status and health services needs of children across the nation and in your state and community.

We now have 5 years of data!

With five years of available data, we can report the following trends:

2019 and earlier data briefs

Survey Resources

Archived Surveys

Our partner, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), houses surveys we used prior to the 2016 NSCH redesign:

Our work in context

Contact Us

Michael D. Kogan, Ph.D., Director
MCHB Office of Epidemiology and Research

Date Last Reviewed:  October 2021