National Nursing Home Survey(NNHS)

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February 18, 2016

Topic/Focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

Year(s): 1995, 1997, 1999, 2004

Source: National Center for Health Statistics

Study and sample characteristics: Interview and survey

Universe: Nursing homes and their current residents

Variables: 141 residents, 91 facilities, 50 expenses

Access: Publicly available

Cost: Free

Key weblinks: National Nursing Home Survey (NNHS)

Summary: Produced by NCHS on a periodic basis, the NNHS is a collection of data on nursing homes, their residents, and their staff. The database is organized into the resident, facility, and expense files and includes data items on demographics, admission date, diagnoses, assistive devices, activities of daily living, services provided, sources of payment, facility bed size, facility services, facility staff, and expenditures.