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Papers, Publications, and Briefs

Below are selected papers, publications and briefs featuring the National Survey of Children's Health and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs.

2016 NSCH Selected Publications

School Readiness among U.S. Children: Development of a Pilot Measure
Child Ind Res. Published online August 9, 2018

Prevalence and Variation of Developmental Screening and Surveillance in Early Childhood.
JAMA Pediatr. Published online July 9, 2018 

Relationships That Heal: Building a Community to Combat Childhood Trauma
NYU Steinhardt School. Published online April 23, 2018

Prevalence of Parent-Reported ADHD Diagnosis and Associated Treatment Among U.S. Children and Adolescents, 2016.
 J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol, March-April 2018

The Design and Implementation of the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health.
Matern Child Health J. Published online May 9, 2018

Example Presentations from the DRC

Advancing Improvements in MCH Outcomes Using Local Area Estimates from the National Survey of Children's Health: An Overview of Methods and Field Applications. The CityMatCH Leadership & MCH Epidemiology Conference (MCH Epi) September 14, 2016. 

A Profile of Health Problems and Quality of Care for Publicly vs. Privately Insured Children in the US. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) April 28, 2014.

Putting Data into Action - The Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health.Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs (DSCSHN) Webinar. February 25, 2014.             

Selected Presentations from HRSA MCHB

Presentations from Data Users

Examining the Impact of Child Externalizing Behaviors on Parental Stress in Families of Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
June 2017, Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (JCCAP) Future Directions Forum, Feeney K., Powers M., Layer-Whelan S., Kromash R., Hughes C., James D., & Felton J.
This poster looks at the impact of externalizing behaviors on parental stress among children with and without ASD, using data from the 2011/12 National Survey of Children's Health.

Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Latino Immigrant Children
May 2017, Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting, Loria H. & Caughy M.
This poster examines the prevalence differences in overall and individual ACEs among 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation Latino American children.

Residential Mobility and Well-beiing Among School-age Children
May 2017, Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting, Gjelsvik A., Rogers M.L., Song L., Field A., & Vivier A.
This poster assessed the association of residential mobility with flourishing (self-regularion/curiosity and school engagement) among children age 6-17.

Adverse Childhood Experiences as an Effect Modifier for the Association Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Disruptive Behavior Disorders: Results from the 2011 National Survey of Children's Health
October 2016, American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, McFarlane T.D. & Aalsma, M.
This poster looks at the effects of trauma from TBI and ACEs, individually and together by examining the association between TBI and/or ACEs and behavioral disorders such as ADD/ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorders.

Predicting Care Coordination in the Presence of a Comorbid Developmental Disability or Psychosocial Problem.
September 2016, Society for Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Annual Meeting, Iskander, J.M., Monnin, K.S., & Wildman, B.G.
This poster uses data from the 2009/12 National Survey of Children with Special Healthcare Needs to examine whether comorbid psychosocial problems or developmental disabilities affected care coordination among children with chronic illnesses.

Predicting Difficulty Making and Keeping Friends for Children with Special Health Care Needs.
April 2016, Tennessee Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Conference, Sisk, C.
This presentation uses data from 2009/2010 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs to investigate for CSHCN if there was a relationship between difficulty making and keeping friends and 14 other independent variables.

The National Survey of Children’s Health and Behavioral Health Measures
June 2015, National Academies of Science, Kogan, M.
This presentation by the US Department of Health and Human Services gave an overview of how national surveys such as the NSCH and NS-CSHCN can be used for meeting Healthy People 2020 objectives, federal policy and program development, Title V needs assessments and funding, state-level planning and program development, and scientific research. The Data Resource Center is listed as a resource for accessing survey data.