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The NCHS Mission

The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. As the Nation's principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data.

NCHS Statutory Authority [PDF - 720 KB]

21st Century Vision for Health Statistics

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