Community Health Survey

data.cityofnewyork.us | Last Updated 10 Sep 2018

Summary results from NYC Community Health Survey 2010-2014: adults ages 18 years and older Source: NYC Community Health Survey (CHS) 2010-14. The Community Health Survey (CHS) includes self-reported data from adults, years 18 and older. CHS has included adults with landline phones since 2002 and, starting in 2009, also has included adults who can be reached by cell-phone. Starting in 2011, CHS weighting methods were updated to use Census 2010 and additional demographic characteristics (http://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/epi/epiresearch-chsmethods.pdf ). Data are age-adjusted to the US 2000 Standard Population. Data prepared by Bureau of Epidemiology Services, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene The New York City Community Health Survey (CHS) is a telephone survey conducted annually by the DOHMH, Division of Epidemiology, Bureau of Epidemiology Services. CHS provides robust data on the health of New Yorkers, including neighborhood, borough, and citywide estimates on a broad range of chronic diseases and behavioral risk factors. The data are analyzed and disseminated to influence health program decisions, and increase the understanding of the relationship between health behavior and health status. For more information see EpiQuery, https://a816-healthpsi.nyc.gov/epiquery/CHS/CHSXIndex.html

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This dataset has the following 6 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
SurveysurveytextThis is a survey of a sample of New York City adults.
QuestionquestiontextPlease see the Codebook tab for detailed descriptions of each question
YearyearnumberThe year that the survey was conducted
PrevalenceprevalencetextThe percent of New York City adults who have the characteristic being described
Lower95%CIlower95_citextConfidence Interval (CI) is a measure of the precision of an estimate: the wider the CI, the more imprecise the estimate. The Lower Bound of the confidence interval is the lower threshold of imprecision. If a different sample of New York City adults were interviewed using the same methodology, 95% of the time their answers would fall between the lower bound and the upper bound of the confidence interval.
Upper95%CIupper95_citextConfidence Interval (CI) is a measure of the precision of the estimate: the wider the CI, the more imprecise the estimate. The Upper Bound of the confidence interval is the upper threshold of imprecision. If a different sample of New York City adults were interviewed using the same methodology, 95% of the time their answers would fall between the lower bound and the upper bound of the confidence interval.