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Request DRC Datasets

To access and download DRC datasets we request:

  • Some information to help us improve our resources and services, provide you with periodic updates on new and revised resources, as well as follow-up on your use of DRC datasets.
  • Your agreement to our Data User Terms and Conditions.

After providing the requested information below and agreeing to our Terms and Conditions, you will receive an email with a link to access the datasets. This link will bring you to a webpage that displays all available DRC datasets (SPSS, SAS, STATA) in a downloadable format.

Codebooks associated with each dataset are available on the DRC NSCH Codebook page.


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NOTE: If you wish to share these datasets with others, we encourage individuals to request their own dataset access link.

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Data User Agreement


  1. Data Recipient (Recipient):
  2. Data Provider (Provider): Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI), The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family & Reproductive Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205
  3. Dataset (or Data): DRC Indicator Refined dataset for:
    • National Survey of Children’s Health: 2022 (Topical), 2021-2022 (Topical - 2 years combined), 2021 (Topical), 2020-2021 (Topical - 2 years combined), 2020 (Topical), 2019-2020 (Topical - 2 years combined), 2019 (Topical), 2018-2019 (Topical - 2 years combined), 2018 (Topical), 2017-2018 (Topical - 2 years combined), 2017 (Topical), 2016-2017 (Topical – 2 years combined), 2016 (Topical), 2011/12, 2007, 2003-2007 (2 years combined), and 2003.
    • National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs: 2009/10 (Merged Interview File), 2005-06 (Merged Interview File), and 2001 (Merged Interview File)
  4. Ownership: CAHMI is the owner of this dataset.
  5. Public Benefit: CAHMI wants this dataset to be utilized for the public benefit to the fullest extent possible.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Data Provider: is not obligated to provide upgrades to the dataset or technical support beyond assistance in installing the dataset.
  2. Pemitted Use: Recipient may use the dataset for non-commercial purposes, including but not limited to, academic, research, program planning, or program evaluation. Recipient agrees to establish appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to prevent unauthorized use of or access to the Data. Recipient agrees to use the Data in compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, as well as all professional standards applicable to such research.
  3. Non-permitted Uses: Recipient may not
    1. Make any effort to determine the identity of any reported case in the dataset;
    2. Disclose or make use of the identity of any person or establishment discovered inadvertently, and will advise the Director, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) or U.S. Census Bureau (depending on the survey year) of any such discovery;
    3. Link this dataset with individually identifiable data from any other datasets;
    4. Sell or license of the dataset, temporarily or permanently, without written consent of Data Provider.
    5. Remove, modify, alter or obscure the copyright notices or any other proprietary notices contained in or on the dataset;
    6. Sell derivative works based on the dataset.
  4. Publications: Recipient agrees to acknowledge the Provider with appropriate citations in any publications or presentations using results from this dataset. The suggested citation is:

    Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI) [(Publication Year)]. [Year and name of survey], [(SAS/SPSS/Stata)] Indicator dataset. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health supported by Cooperative Agreement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from

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  5. NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES: Except as provided below or prohibited by law, any Data delivered pursuant to this Agreement is understood to be provided “AS IS.” PROVIDER MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AND EXTENDS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THERE ARE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THAT THE USE OF THE DATA WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY PATENT, COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. Notwithstanding, Provider, to the best of its knowledge and belief, has the right and authority to provide the Data to Recipient for use in the Project.
  6. Liability: Except to the extent prohibited by law, the Recipient assumes all liability for damages which may arise from its use, storage, disclosure, or disposal of the Data. The Provider will not be liable to the Recipient for any loss, claim, or demand made by the Recipient, or made against the Recipient by any other party, due to or arising from the use of the Data by the Recipient, except to the extent permitted by law when caused by the gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Provider. No indemnification for any loss, claim, damage, or liability is intended or provided by either party under this Agreement.
  7. Complete Agreement: This Data Use Agreement is a complete and exclusive statement of the terms and conditions of the agreement between Data Provider and Data Recipient.

Data Recipient

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Signature: * Dated: 7/24/2024