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Title of Collaborative Activity:

National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - started in 1957 - is a continuous, nationwide in-person survey of approximately 35,000 households, or about 87,500 persons, in the civilian non-institutionalized population. The NHIS over samples African-American and Hispanic respondents. NCI periodically sponsors a Cancer Control Supplement (CCS) which is administered to a randomly selected sample of 39,000 adults.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Health Survey

Year the Collaborative Activity Originated:


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