Gain New Insights Using National Child Health Data

Estimates from the combined 2021-2022 National Survey of Children's Health are now available on the CAHMI's Data Resource Center's Interactive Data Query

The Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health (DRC), a project of the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI), under a cooperative agreement with the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), is excited to announce the release of the 2021-2022 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH). These estimates are available through the interactive data query on!

The DRC’s interactive data query provides point and click access to national, state and regional data for more than 350 Child and Family Health Measures! Representing data collected from 104,955 children ages 0-17 years, the 2021-2022 combined year NSCH data offers larger samples sizes and robust estimates which facilitate important subgroup analyses across state and child populations. Visit the DRC NSCH Overview page to learn more and explore NSCH resources such as fast facts, guides to topics and questions, methodology reports, survey instruments, and a crosswalk of survey items. Additional resources are available at HRSA MCHB’s NSCH webpage, including the NSCH Data Briefs. NSCH public use data files can be found on the U.S. Census Bureau’s NSCH page.

Explore the new Title V Maternal Child Health Services Block Grant Measures

The new National Performance Measures (NPM), National Outcome Measures (NOM), and Standardized Measures (SM) for the Title V MCH Services Block Grant are available for the first time on the DRC with the launch of the 2021-2022 combined year data! Title V programs and researchers can use the DRC’s interactive data query to produce national and state-level estimates to track key metrics of health behavior, health care access, quality and equity. For more information on the Title V MCH Block Grant measures, click here. More information about the Title V MCH Block Grant and performance measurement system can be obtained at the MCHB website

More Data Coming Soon

Be on the lookout for downloadable DRC datasets and codebooks for the 2021-2022 NSCH coming May 2024!

Have questions or need technical assistance?

If you have any questions, please visit our “Ask Us a Question” page. There you will find FAQs and common technical assistance (TA) questions and responses. If you still cannot find what you need, please submit your question through a TA request form. Please note that we will respond once you submit your question or request through the webpage. Thank you.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U59MC27866, National Maternal and Child Health Data Resource Initiative, $4.5M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position of or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

The CAHMI is a center within the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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