Analyze CHIS data

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Analyze CHIS Data

Want to analyze CHIS data yourself? This section will guide you on best practices for conducting statistical analysis of CHIS Public Use Files (PUFs) as well as confidential data.​

Sample Code

This page provides sample code for appropriately analyzing CHIS data in several statistical packages. You can use these examples as templates for your analyses. It also includes sample code to guide the creation of new weights for pooled/concatenated CHIS data files from multiple years.

Weighting and Variance Estimation

This page explains why it is important to use weights and design information when analyzing CHIS data. It also summarizes several unique features of survey data analysis and provides information on available statistical packages.

CHIS Data Documentation

This page provides links to documentation on CHIS data across survey years, including data dictionaries and documentation describing constructed variables.

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