What types of confidential variables can I access through the RDC?
- Direct identifiers (name, social security number, address) cannot be accessed through the RDC.
- Indirect Identifiers (geography, date of birth) may be available through the RDC.
Restricted NCHS Data.
Researchers that only require data from the public use files do not need to submit an RDC proposal.
Data Hosting: DHHS Restricted Data through the RDC
In addition to NCHS data, the RDC hosts data for several Operating Divisions within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).Data Hosting
- Page last reviewed: December 16, 2015
- Page last updated: December 16, 2015
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