Healthy Americas Survey, 2014 (ICPSR 36433)

Principal Investigator(s): Falcon, Adolph, National Alliance for Hispanic Health


The Healthy Americas Survey interviewed Hispanics, white non-Hispanics and black non-Hispanics about their health status; smoking; leisure-time physical activities; consumption of fruit and vegetables, sugary drinks, and sodium; preventive health checkups and vaccinations; chronic conditions; health insurance and access to health care; knowledge of and opinions about the Affordable Care Act; and use of the ACA marketplace websites. Personal characteristics covered by the survey include age, sex, education, religion, marital status, employment status, race, Hispanic origin, country of birth, income, and household composition.

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Study Description


Falcon, Adolph. Healthy Americas Survey, 2014. ICPSR36433-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2016-08-31.

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This study was funded by:

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (70581)
  • Healthy Americas Foundation

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    Affordable Care Act, disease prevention, health, health care access, health insurance, Hispanic or Latino Americans

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 2014-02-16--2014-03-02

Date of Collection:   

  • 2014-02-16--2014-03-02

Universe:    Hispanics, white non-Hispanics and black non-Hispanics ages 18 and over.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Additional information about the survey is available on the Healthy Americas Institute website.


Sample:    The Healthy Americas Survey was implemented as an insert to the EXCEL Omnibus Survey, a national, weekly, dual frame bilingual telephone survey conducted by Social Science Research Solutions/SSRS. Respondents were selected using randomly generated landline and cell phone numbers. The interviews were conducted over four waves of the SSRS Omnibus fielded during February 16 to March 2, 2014.

Mode of Data Collection:    computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI)

Response Rates:    11.4 percent

Extent of Processing:   ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   2016-08-31

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