Publications that were issued since January 1985 are included in this list. For titles that are replaced by later editions, only the most current edition is listed.
The National Conference on Health Statistics, sponsored by the National Center for Health Statistics, meets biennially in Washington, D.C. The NCHS replaces the Public Health Conference on Records and Statistics. Proceedings of the Conference are included on this site.
The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics advises the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The Committee collaborates with agencies within the DHHS and other public and private sector organizations. Special reports have been issued by the Committee and published by NCHS in the past. Only the on-going annual reports appear in this list.
The Public Health Conference on Records and Statistics, sponsored by the National Center for Health Statistics meets biennially in Washington, D.C. Proceedings of the conferences appear in this list.
The Health Survey Research Methods Conference brings together researchers and federal health statistics systems officials to discuss new, innovative survey research methods to improve health survey research data. This occasional conference has been held 10 times since 1975. NCHS is a supporter of the Conference and publishes its Proceedings as a courtesy.
The National Medical Care Utilization and Expenditure Survey (NMCUES) was conducted in 1980 and early 1981. Data were collected on health, access to and use of medical services, associated charges and sources of payment, and health insurance coverage for the civilian noninstitutionalized population. Reports from the survey were published by NCHS and the Health Care Financing Administration.
Quarterly compilations of citations of recent publications reporting efforts to develop and /or apply composite measures of health status. This series ceased after issue No. 4, 1990.
Discontinued after issue No. 13. Issued irregularly as a guide for health planners and others in the use of appropriate statistical methodology for collecting and analyzing vital and health statistics. Each issue is devoted to discussion of a single topic with emphasis on existing data.