The NCHS Mission

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) collects, analyzes, and disseminates timely, relevant, and accurate health data and statistics. Our products and services inform the public and guide program and policy decisions to improve our nation’s health.

NCHS Statutory Authorities

21st Century Vision for Health Statisticspdf iconexternal icon

NCHS 2022-2025 Strategic Planpdf icon

Page last reviewed: March 31, 2022