How to Use this Site

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Introduction: How to Navigate the New Look 


Select the DRC icon (on the left) for a tour of the key features on our website, outlining the essentials for both new and long-time users so you can find the data and get the information and help you need. 



DRC Tutorial: Getting Started with Your Data Search


This session provides the basics for navigating the data on our website. You will learn how to use the "State Snapshots" feature, navigate the results page, and use the "all states" table option to rank states according to their child health indicator result. 



Tutorial: Interpreting Your Data


This session will help you better understand the results of your data search. We will cover how to read statistical information in the results table and how to interpret the bar chart as well as other important statistical knowledge.



Quick Guides to Searching the DRC

Quick Guide to Searching the Data
What steps do I take to begin a data query, start a new search or change topics once I'm on a data results page? This step-by-step guide visually shows how to use the interactive data query for browsing data from the NSCH and the NS-CSHCN.

Quick Guide to Comparing All States
A one page step-by-step guide for how to access survey results for all states simultaneously where you can also sort the results based on your data point of interest.

Quick Guide to Saving and Using Results
Did you know that you can save your data search results in a personal online briefcase? This guide also provides pointers on saving results to your own computer, inserting data query tables and charts into other documents, and referencing your results.

Related Resources

Are you looking for help with how to use data effectively in your work? Visit How to Use Data Effectively for instructional presentations or Examples of Data Use to see how others use NSCH and NS-CSHCN data to tell their stories.

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