California Health Interview Survey


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CHIS is publicly recognized as a Charter Member of the AAPOR Transparency Initiative. The certification signifies a commitment to transparent survey research practice and effective disclosure of research methods.


 CHIS 2011-2012 is here!


CHIS 2011-2012 surveyed 42,935 adults, 2,799 adolescents and 7,334 children.

The survey includes robust samples of Latinos, Asians, and American Indians.

Among the respondents are Chinese, Filipinos, Guatemalans, Japanese, Koreans, Mexicans, Salvadorans, South Asians and Vietnamese.

Read more about our
Sample Design >>

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CHIS Methodology Explained

Download detailed methodology reports, briefs, and technical papers.

See the questions we ask and access technical documents. See what health topics we investigate each cycle.

Learn about the CHIS sample and view sample sizes by county, race, and ethnicity.

Understand how CHIS maintains the high quality of its data.