Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
The National Nursing Home Survey Follow-Up (NNHSF) is a longitudinal study that followed the cohort of current residents and discharged residents sampled in the NATIONAL NURSING HOME SURVEY, 1985 (ICPSR 8914). The NNHSF extends the period of observation of these utilization patterns by approximately five years after the baseline nursing home interview. The primary purpose is to provide data on the flow of persons in and out of long-term care facilities and hospitals. The NNHSF was conducted in three waves. Wave I was administered between August and December 1987, Wave II between July and November 1988 (ICPSR 9838), and Wave III between February and April 1990. Data are available on the subject's vital status, living arrangements, nursing home stays, hospital stays, and source of payment for hospital and nursing home stays.
These data are freely available.
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. NATIONAL NURSING HOME SURVEY FOLLOW-UP: WAVE I, 1987. Hyattsville, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics [producer], 1992. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992. doi:10.3886/ICPSR09813.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09813.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: assisted living, assisted living facilities, health care facilities, health services utilization, health status, institutional care, living arrangements, long term care, mortality rates, nursing homes, older adults, patient care, payment methods, vital statistics
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data file(s) and technical documentation in this collection in their original form as prepared by NCHS.
Sample: The Wave I follow-up cohort includes two types of cases. All cases with a completed Next-of-Kin (NOK) interview who were not known to be deceased as of the NOK were included. Cases that were either not fielded in the NOK or did not result in a completed interview were also included if the subject had been a resident of a nursing home during the NNHS field interview. Wave I interviews were completed for 6,001 subjects.
Computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI)
Original ICPSR Release: 1993-02-12
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