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National Health Interview
Survey (NHIS)
Celebrating the First 50 years:
1957 - 2007

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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2007 National Health Interview Survey

(Released 6/25/2008)

About this early release

Early Release Measures

Complete copy of release 6/25/2008 Click to open PDF file 926 KB

  1. Lack of health insurance coverage and type of coverage
    Link to A Special Report on Health Insurance Coverage Click to open PDF file 432 KB Press Release Statcast

  2. Usual place to go for medical care

  3. Obtaining needed medical care

  4. Receipt of influenza vaccination

  5. Receipt of pneumococcal vaccination

  6. Obesity

  7. Leisure-time physical activity

  8. Current smoking

  9. Alcohol consumption

  10. Human immunodeficiency virus testing

  11. General health status

  12. Personal care needs

  13. Serious psychological distress

  14. Diagnosed diabetes

  15. Asthma episodes and current asthma

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List of Early Releases

1. Lack of health insurance coverage and type of coverage Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 1.1. Percentage of persons of all ages without health insurance coverage at the time of interview: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicTable 1.1a. Number of persons without health insurance coverage at the time of interview, by age group: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicTable 1.1b. Percentage of persons without health insurance coverage at the time of interview, by age group: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicTable 1.2a. Percentage of persons under age 65 years with public health plan coverage, by age group: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicTable 1.2b. Percentage of persons under age 65 years with private health insurance coverage, by age group: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 1.2. Percentage of persons under age 65 years without health insurance coverage at the time of interview, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 1.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of persons of all ages without health insurance coverage at the time of interview, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 1.1-1.3

2. Usual place to go for medical care Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 2.1. Percentage of persons of all ages with a usual place to go for medical care: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 2.2. Percentage of persons of all ages with a usual place to go for medical care, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 2.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of persons of all ages with a usual place to go for medical care, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 2.1-2.3

3. Obtaining needed medical care Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 3.1. Percentage of persons of all ages who failed to obtain needed medical care due to cost at some time during the past 12 months: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 3.2. Percentage of persons of all ages who failed to obtain needed medical care due to cost at some time during the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 3.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of persons of all ages who failed to obtain needed medical care due to cost at some time during the past 12 months, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 3.1-3.3

4. Receipt of influenza vaccination Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 4.1. Percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who had received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months, by age group and quarter: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicTable 4.1a. Annual percentage of adults aged 50-64 years and over who had received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicTable 4.1b. Annual percentage of adults aged 65 years and over who had received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 4.2. Percentage of persons who had received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 4.3. Percentage of adults aged 65 years and over who had received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 4.1-4.3

5. Receipt of pneumococcal vaccination Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 5.1. Percentage of adults aged 65 years and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 5.2. Percentage of adults aged 65 years and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 5.3. Percentage of adults aged 65 years and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 5.1-5.3

6. Obesity Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 6.1. Prevalence of obesity among adults aged 20 years and over: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 6.2. Prevalence of obesity among adults aged 20 years and over, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 6.3. Age-adjusted prevalence of obesity among adults aged 20 years and over, by sex and race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 6.1-6.3

7. Leisure-time physical activity Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 7.1. Percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who engaged in regular leisure-time physical activity: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 7.2. Percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who engaged in regular leisure-time physical activity, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 7.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who engaged in regular leisure-time physical activity, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 7.1-7.3

8. Current smoking Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 8.1. Prevalence of current smoking among adults aged 18 years and over: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 8.2. Percent distribution of smoking status among adults aged 18 years and over, by sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 8.3. Prevalence of current smoking among adults aged 18 years and over, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 8.4. Age-sex-adjusted prevalence of current smoking among adults aged 18 years and over, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 8.1-8.4

9. Alcohol consumption Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 9.1. Percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who had 5 or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 9.2. Percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who had 5 or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 9.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who had 5 or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 9.1-9.3

10. Human immunodeficiency virus testing Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 10.1. Percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who had ever been tested for human immunodeficiency virus: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 10.2. Percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who had ever been tested for human immunodeficiency virus, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 10.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who had ever been tested for human immunodeficiency virus, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 10.1-10.3

11. General health status Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 11.1. Percentage of persons of all ages who had excellent or very good health: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 11.2. Percent distribution of respondent-assessed health status, by sex for all ages: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 11.3. Percentage of persons of all ages who had excellent or very good health, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 11.4. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of persons of all ages who had excellent or very good health, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 11.1-11.4

12. Personal care needs Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 12.1. Percentage of adults aged 65 years and over who need help with personal care from other persons: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 12.2. Percentage of adults aged 65 years and over who need help with personal care from other persons, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 12.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 65 years and over who need help with personal care from other persons, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 12.1-12.3

13. Serious psychological distress Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 13.1. Percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who experienced serious psychological distress during the past 30 days: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 13.2. Percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who experienced serious psychological distress during the past 30 days, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 13.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 years and over who experienced serious psychological distress during the past 30 days, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 13.1-13.3

14. Diagnosed diabetes Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 14.1. Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults aged 18 years and over: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 14.2. Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults aged 18 years and over, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 14.3. Age-sex-adjusted prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults aged 18 years and over, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 14.1-14.3

15. Asthma episodes and current asthma Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicFigure 15.1. Percentage of persons of all ages who experienced an asthma episode in the past 12 months: United States, 1997-2007

bullet graphicFigure 15.2. Percentage of persons of all ages who experienced an asthma episode in the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 15.3. Sex-adjusted percentage of persons of all ages who experienced an asthma episode in the past 12 months, by age group and race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 15.4. Prevalence of current asthma among persons of all ages: United States, 2001-2007

bullet graphicFigure 15.5. Prevalence of current asthma among persons of all ages, by age group and sex: United States, 2007

bullet graphicFigure 15.6. Sex-adjusted prevalence of current asthma among persons of all ages, by age group and race/ethnicity: United States, 2007

bullet graphicData tables for Figures 15.1-15.6

References Click to open PDF file 420 KB

Appendix Click to open PDF file 420 KB

bullet graphicTable I. 2007 NHIS questions used to define selected health measures

 

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