2020 Schedule of NCHS Statistical Products and Reports

In response to OMB Statistical Policy Directive 4, “Release and Dissemination of Statistical Products Produced by Federal Statistical Agencies,” adopted on April 7, 2008, (see Federal Register Notice) the National Center for Health Statistics has published its 2020 schedule of Statistical Products and Reports. Please note that many release dates on the schedule are tentative; many release dates will likely change throughout the year and entries may be added or replaced accordingly. The list will be updated as new information becomes available. For more details about specific release dates, please visit the “Upcoming Releases” page on this site or call 301-458-4800.

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2020 Schedule of Releases
Release Date Month Title Keywords
01/07/20 JAN20 Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Among Adults Aged 18−26, 2013−2019pdf icon Data Brief, STDs, sexual behavior, Health Care Utilization, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
01/08/20 JAN20 Trends in Opioids Prescribed at Discharge From Emergency Departments Among Adults: United States, 2006–2017pdf icon National Health Statistics Report, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Drug Use, Health Care Utilization, Emergency Department Visits, Opioids, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
01/15/20 JAN20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru June 2019) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
01/17/20 JAN20 Physician Office Visits at Which Benzodiazepines Were Prescribed: Findings From the 2014-2016 National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveypdf icon National Health Statistics Report, Drug Use, Health Care Utilization, Doctor Visits, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
01/22/20 JAN20 Demographic, Health Care, and Fertility-Related Characteristics of Adults Aged 18-44 Who Have Ever Been in Foster Care: United States, 2011-2017pdf icon National Health Statistics Report, National Survey of Family Growth, Fertility, Access to Health Care, Foster Care
01/30/20 JAN20 Mortality in the United States, 2018 Public Use File, Vital Statistics, Children’s Health, Chronic Disease, Elderly Health, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
01/30/20 JAN20 Mortality in the United States, 2018pdf icon Data Brief, Vital Statistics, Children’s Health, Chronic Disease, Elderly Health, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
01/30/20 JAN20 Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999-2018pdf icon Data Brief, Vital Statistics, Deaths, Drug Use, Drug Overdose, Opioids, Mortality, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
01/30/20 JAN20 Evaluation of the Pregnancy Status Checkbox on the Identification of Maternal Deathspdf icon National Vital Statistics Report, Vital Statistics, Methodological Studies, Maternal Health, Mortality, Deaths, Reproductive Health, Risk Factors, Minority Health
01/30/20 JAN20 The Impact of the Pregnancy Checkbox and Misclassification on Maternal Mortality Trends in the United States, 1999–2017pdf icon Vital and Health Statistics Report, Vital Statistics, Methodological Studies, Maternal Health, Mortality, Deaths, Reproductive Health, Risk Factors, Minority Health
01/30/20 JAN20 Maternal Mortality in the United States: Changes in Coding, Publication, and Data Release, 2018 pdf icon National Vital Statistics Report, Vital Statistics, Methodological Studies, Maternal Health, Mortality, Deaths, Reproductive Health, Risk Factors, Minority Health
01/30/20 JAN20 Changes in Life Expectancy at Birth: 2010-2018 Health E-Stat, Vital Statistics, Children’s Health, Chronic Disease, Elderly Health, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
01/31/20 JAN20 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Emergency Department Visits, 2017 Public Use Files Public Use Files, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Health Care Utilization, physicians office visits, Chronic Disease, Health Care Utilization, Doctor Visits, Hospital Visits
01/31/20 JAN20 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Emergency Department Visits, 2017 Web Tablespdf icon Web Tables, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Health Care Utilization, physicians office visits, Chronic Disease, Health Care Utilization, Doctor Visits, Hospital Visits
02/12/20 FEB20 Problems Paying Medical Bills, 2018pdf icon Data Brief, National Health Interview Survey, Health Care Utilization, Health Insurance, Access to Care, Risk Factors
02/12/20 FEB20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru July 2019) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
02/19/20 FEB20 Prevalence of Children Aged 3-17 Years With Developmental Disabilities by Urbanicity: United States, 2015-2018pdf icon National Health Statistics Report, National Health Interview Survey, Children’s Health, Disability, Autism, ADHD, Risk Factors
02/25/20 FEB20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Birth Estimates: Q3 2018 – Q3 2019 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health
02/27/20 FEB20 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Public Use Files, 2017-2018 Public Use Files, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Obesity, Hypertension, Cholesterol, Hepatitis, Diet, Risk Factors, Health Behaviors, Chronic Disease, Physical Activity
02/27/20 FEB20 Prevalence of Obesity and Severe Obesity Among Adults: United States, 2017–2018pdf icon Data Brief, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Obesity, Diet, Risk Factors, Health Behaviors, Chronic Disease, Physical Activity
03/02/20 MAR20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Infant Mortality: 2016– Q1 2019 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Deaths, Mortality
03/03/20 MAR20 Trends in Electronic Health Records Use Among Residential Care Communities: United States 2012, 2014, and 2016pdf icon National Health Statistics Report, National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, Health Care Utilization, Elderly Health, Electronic Health Records Use
03/04/20 MAR20 Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning Disability Among U.S. Children Aged 3-17 Yearspdf icon Data Brief, National Health Interview Survey, ADHD, Children’s Health, Risk Factors, Learning Disabilities
03/04/20 MAR20 Preliminary Guidance for Certifying Deaths Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)pdf icon Vital Statistics Reporting Guidance No. 3, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Deaths, Mortality, Coding, Methodology
03/05/20 MAR20 Recent Trends in Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery: United States, 2016-2018pdf icon Data Brief, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Cesarean Deliveries
03/09/20 MAR20 United States Small-Area Life Expectancy Estimates Project: Methodology and Results Summary Data Visualization, Vital Statistics, Life Expectancy, Census Tracts, Methodological Studies, Mortality
03/11/20 MAR20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru August 2019) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
03/24/20 MAR20 Introduction of New ICD Code for COVID-19pdf icon Vital Statistics Reporting Guidance No. 3, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Deaths, Mortality, Coding, Methodology
03/25/20 MAR20 Prevalence and Trends in Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States, 2015-2018pdf icon Data Brief, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Hepatitis B, Risk Factors, Health Behaviors, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Chronic Disease
03/26/20 MAR20 Trends and Characteristics of Sexually Transmitted Infections During Pregnancy: United States, 2016-2018pdf icon National Vital Statistical Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, STDs, Maternal Health, Children’s Health, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors,
03/27/20 MAR20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Causes of Death: Q3 2018 – Q3 2019 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Chronic Disease, Elderly Health, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
04/02/20 APR20 Guidance for Certifying Deaths Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)pdf icon Vital Statistics Reporting Guidance No. 3, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Deaths, Mortality, Coding, Methodology
04/03/20 APR20 Provisional Death Counts for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19”) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Deaths, Mortality
04/08/20 APR20 Increase in Suicide Mortality in the United States, 1999–2018 Data Brief, Vital Statistics, Deaths, Suicide, Children’s Health, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Mental Health
04/15/20 APR20 Cause of Death Data From The Fetal Death File, 2015-2017 National Vital Statistical Report, Vital Statistics, Reproductive Health, Fetal Deaths, Children’s Health, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors,
TBD 04/2020 APR20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru September 2019) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
04/22/020 APR20 Non-High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) and HDL Cholesterol in Adults: United States, 2017-2018 Data Brief, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Cholesterol, Diet, Risk Factors, Health Behaviors, Chronic Disease, Physical Activity
04/24/20 APR20 Hypertension Prevalence and Control Among Adults, United States, 2017-2018 Data Brief, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Hypertension, Diet, Risk Factors, Health Behaviors, Chronic Disease
04/29/20 APR20 Marriage Rates in the United States, 1900 Through 2018 Health E-Stat, Vital Statistics, Marriage
04/30/20 APR20 Electronic Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults, 2018 Data Brief, National Health Interview Survey, Smoking, E-Cigarettes, Vaping, Risk Factors, Health Behaviors
04/27/20 APR20 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: Sample Design and Estimation Procedures, 2015-2018 Vital and Health Statistics Report, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Methodological Studies
05/06/20 MAY20 Sexual Activity and Contraceptive Use Among Teenagers Aged 15-19 in the United States, 2015-2017 Data Brief, Reproductive Health, Sexual Behavior, Contraceptive Use, Adolescent Health, Children’s Health, Risk Factors, Health Behaviors
05/20/20 MAY20 Births: Provisional Data for 2019 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Cesarean deliveries, birthweight, gestation, Teen Pregnancy, Unmarried Childbearing
TBD 05/2020 MAY20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Birth Indicators: Q4 2018 – Q4 2019 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health
TBD 05/2020 MAY20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Infant Mortality: 2016 – Q2 2019 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Deaths, Mortality
TBD 05/2020 MAY20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru October 2019) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
TBD 05/2020 MAY20 2018 Fetal Death Public Use Data Files and Documentation Public Use File, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 05/2020 JUN20 2018 Linked Birth/Infant Death Public Use Data Files and Documentation Public Use File, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 05/2020 JUN20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Causes of Death: Q4 2018 – Q4 2019 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Chronic Disease, Elderly Health, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 05/2020 MAY20 Funeral Directors’ Handbook on Death Registration and Fetal Death Reporting Miscellaneous Report, Vital Statistics, Methodological Studies, Deaths, Mortality, Fetal Deaths
TBD 06/2020 JUN20 Assessment of Sampling Variability and Nonresponse Bias Impact in 2017-2018 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Vital and Health Statistics Report, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Methodological Studies
TBD 06/2020 JUN20 Health, United States – Infographics: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Heart Disease Data Visualization, Hypertension, Chronic Disease, Risk Factors
TBD 06/2020 JUN20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru November 2019) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
TBD 06/2020 JUN20 Deaths: Final Data for 2018 National Vital Statistics Report, Vital Statistics, Children’s Health, Chronic Disease, Elderly Health, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy
TBD 06/2020 JUN20 Deaths: Leading Causes for 2018 National Vital Statistics Report, Vital Statistics, Children’s Health, Chronic Disease, Elderly Health, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 06/2020 JUN20 United States Life Tables: 2018 National Vital Statistical Report, Vital Statistics, Elderly Health, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy
TBD 06/2020 JUN20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru December 2019) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
TBD 07/2020 JUL20 Births in the United States, 2019 Data Brief, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 07/2020 JUL20 Births in the United States, 2019 Public Use File, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 07/2020 JUL20 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Emergency Department Visits Summary, 2018 Web Tables, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Health Care Utilization, Chronic Disease, Health Care Utilization, Hospital Visits
TBD 07/2020 JUL20 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Emergency Department Visits, 2018 Public Use Files Public Use Files, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Health Care Utilization, physicians office visits, Chronic Disease, Health Care Utilization, Doctor Visits, Hospital Visits
TBD 08/2020 AUG20 Infant Mortality in the United States, 2018: Data from the Period Linked Birth/Infant Death File National Vital Statistics Report, Vital Statistics, Risk Factors, Deaths, Mortality, Minority Health, Infant Mortality
TBD 08/2020 AUG20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru January 2020) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
TBD 09/2020 SEP20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Birth Indicators: Q1 2019 – Q1 2020 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Deaths/Mortality/Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 09/2020 SEP20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates of Infant Mortality: 2016 – Q3 2019 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 09/2020 SEP20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru February 2020) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
TBD 10/2020 OCT20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Indicators of Mortality, Q1 2019 – Q1 2020 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Children’s Health, Chronic Disease/Elderly Health, Deaths/Mortality/Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 10/2020 OCT20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru March 2020) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
TBD 10/2020 OCT20 Health, United States, 2019: HHS Secretary’s Special Report on the Health of the Nation DHHS Secretary’s Special Report on the Health of the Nation, Vital Statistics, National Survey of Family Growth, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, National Health Care Survey, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Chronic Disease, Elderly Health, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Health Care Utilization, Doctor Visits, Hospital Visits, Personnel, Health Insurance Coverage, Obesity, Overweight, Physical Activity, Diet, Nutrition
TBD 11/2020 NOV20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru April 2020) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
TBD 11/2020 NOV20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Birth Indicators: Q2 2019 – Q2 2020 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 11/2020 NOV20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Infant Mortality: 2016 – Q4 2019 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Deaths, Mortality, Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 11/2020 NOV20 Births: Final Data for 2019 National Vital Statistical Report, Vital Statistics, Births, Reproductive Health, Children’s Health, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Teen Pregnancy, Cesarean Deliveries, Low Birthweight, Preterm Births
TBD 12/2020 DEC20 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru May 2020) Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Mortality, Deaths, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors, Drug Use, Overdoses, Opioids
TBD 12/2020 DEC20 Characteristics of Office-based Physician Visits, 2017 National Health Statistics Report, National Health Care Surveys, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Health Care Utilization, Doctor Visits, Personnel
TBD 12/2020 DEC20 Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Causes of Death: Q2 2019 – Q2 2020 Vital Statistics Rapid Release Report, Vital Statistics, Chronic Disease, Elderly Health, Deaths/Mortality/Life Expectancy, Health Behaviors, Risk Factors
TBD 12/2020 DEC20 2017 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Public Use Files Public Use File, National Health Care Survey, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Health Care Utilization, physicians office visits, Chronic Disease, Health Care Utilization, Doctor Visits

 

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