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|Access to Files:||Data and Documentation|
|Title:||National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 1988 [United States]: Child Health Supplement|
|Primary Investigator(s):||United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)|
|Abstract:||The basic purpose of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of health services people receive. This Child Health Supplement features in-depth questions covering family and household composition, biological mother/father information, mother's pregnancy and child's birth, and child care. Other questions concern the child's general health status, school, development, learning, behavior, and health services.|
|Universe:||Children (5-18 years old) of the Non-institutionalized civilian population of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.|