Papers, Publications, and Briefs
Below are selected papers, publications and briefs featuring the National Survey of Children's Health.
Health Disparities and Health Equity: Maximizing the Power of the National Survey of Children’s Health to Promote Social Justice Among the Nation’s Children
Social determinants of mental health and adolescent anxiety and depression: Findings from the 2018 to 2019 National Survey of Children's Health
International Journal of Social Psychiatry. Published August 2022
Obesity and neurodevelopmental and mental health conditions among adolescents aged 10-17 years: The National Survey of Children's Health 2017-2018
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. Published June 2022
Relational uncertainty: Does parental perception of adopted children's academic success change over time?
Early Childhood Research Quarterly. Published June 2022
Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and Other Child, Family, and Community Risk Factors for Obesity among Children and Adolescents Aged Ten to Seventeen Years in the United States: A Mediation Analysis
Childhood Obesity. Published April 2022
Predicting Children with ADHD Using Behavioral Activity: A Machine Learning Analysis
Biomedical Signal Processing, Data Mining and Artificial Intelligence. Published March 2022
Measuring health care transition: Across time and into the future
Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Published March 2022
Obesity and co-occurring conditions among adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: The National Survey of Children’s Health 2017–2018
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Published February 2022
Caregiver-perceived neighborhood safety and pediatric asthma severity: 2017–2018 National Survey of Children's Health
Pediatric Pulmonology. Published November 2021
Correlates of obesity in adolescents with and without autism spectrum disorder: The 2017-2018 National Survey of Children's Health
Disability and Health Journal. Published October 2021
Physical and Mental Health of Mothers and Fathers Caring for Children with Special Health Care Needs: The Influence of Community Resources
Journal of Family Issues. Published August 2021
Cross-System Communication in Early Childhood Settings in the United States: An Exploratory Study Using the National Survey of Children’s Health
Journal of Early Intervention. Published May 2021
Workforce participation of parents of children and youth with mental health difficulties: the impact of community services and supports
Community, Work & Family. Published September 2020
Neighborhood Context and the Risk for Developmental Disabilities in Early Childhood
Maternal and Child Health Journal. Published June 2019
The Influence of Race and Ethnicity on the Relationship between Family Resilience and Parenting Stress in Caregivers of Children with Autism
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Published October 2019
Bullying Perpetration and Victimization among Adolescents with Overweight and Obesity in a Nationally Representative Sample
Childhood Obesity. Published June 2019
Obese- and allergic-related asthma phenotypes among children across the United States
Journal of Asthma. Published June 2018
Shared decision-making and parental experiences with health services to meet their child's special health care needs: Racial and ethnic disparities
Patient Education and Counseling. Published May 2018
Special Education Financing and ADHD Medications: A Bitter Pill to Swallow
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Published February 2018
Individualized Education Program Development Among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Children and Adolescents with Health Conditions
Maternal and Child Health Journal. Published July 2016
Utilization of the Premature Birth Knowledge Scale to Assess Pediatric Provider Knowledge of Neurodevelopmental Outcomes
Journal of Pediatric Health Care. February 2017
Family Predictors of Child Mental Health Conditions
Journal of Family Issues. Published January 2017
Prevalence of LD From Parental and Professional Perspectives: A Comparison of the Data From the National Survey of Children’s Health and the Office of Special Education Programs’ Reports to Congress
Journal of Learning Disabilities. Published 2016
The Comorbidity of Physical, Mental, and Developmental Conditions Associated with Childhood Adversity: A Population Based Study
Maternal and Child Health Journal. Published December 2015
Factors Associated with Having a Medical Home for Children At-Risk of Experiencing Negative Events: Results from a National Study
Maternal and Child Health Journal. Published May 2015
Adverse childhood experiences and dental health in children and adolescents
Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. Published November 2014
Family Strain Among White and Latino Parents of Children with Mental and Behavioral Health Disorders
Journal of Child and Family Studies. Published May 2014
Parental strain, parental health, and community characteristics among children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder
Bullying Victimization of Children with Mental, Emotional, and Developmental or Behavioral (MEDB) Disorders in the United States
Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma. Published May 2021
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) & youth sports participation: Does a gradient exist?
Child Abuse & Neglect. Published March 2021
Comparing prevalence estimates of concussion/head injury in U.S. children and adolescents in national surveys
Annals of Epidemiology. Published February 2021
Defining the role of exposure to ACEs in ADHD: Examination in a national sample of US children
Child Abuse & Neglect. Published February 2021
Identifying Children With Medical Complexity From the National Survey of Children's Health Combined 2016-17 Data Set
Hospital Pediatrics. Published February 2021
Prevalence of Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental Conditions in U.S. Children with Tobacco Smoke Exposure
Journal of Pediatric Health Care. Published January/February 2021
Adverse childhood experiences and mental health conditions among multiracial adolescents
Ethnicity & Health. Published January 2021
Adverse childhood experiences and traumatic brain injury among adolescents: findings from the 2016-2018 National Survey of Children's Health
European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Published January 2021
Association of Pediatric Hearing Loss and Head Injury in a Population-Based Study
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Published January 2021
Differences in the prevalence of childhood adversity by geography in the 2017-18 National Survey of Children's Health
Child Abuse & Neglect. Published January 2021
Factors Associated with Resilience in Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. Published January 2021
Family resilience and protective factors promote flourishing and school engagement among US children amid developmental disorder and adverse psychosocial exposure
Sociological Spectrum. Published January 2021
Monitoring Adolescents' Receipt of Time Alone From Two National Surveys
Journal of Adolescent Health. Published January 2021
The oral health status of America's rural children: An opportunity for policy change
Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Published January 2021
Oral Health by the Numbers
Texas Department of State Health Services. 2021
Prevalence and Correlates of Caregiver-Reported Mental Health Conditions in Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder in the United States
The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Published December 2020
Factors Associated with Self-regulation in a Nationally Representative Sample of Children Ages 3-5 Years: United States, 2016
Maternal and Child Health Journal. Published November 2020
Poverty, Toxic Stress, and Education in Children Born Preterm
Nursing Research. Published on July/August 2019
Vision Impairment and Blindness Prevalence in the United States: Variability of Vision Health Responses across Multiple National Surveys
Ophthalmology. Published July 2020
State-Level Prevalence of Bullying Victimization Among Children and Adolescents, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016-2017
Public Health Reports. Published April 2020
Updated National Estimates of Disparities in Physical Activity and Sports Participation Experienced by Children and Adolescents With Disabilities: NSCH 2016-2017
Journal of Physical Activity and Health. Published April 2020
Family Resilience And Connection Promote Flourishing Among US Children, Even Amid Adversity
Health Affairs. Published May 2019.
Access to the Medical Home Among Children With and Without Special Health Care Needs
Example Presentations from the DRC
Pediatrics. Published on November 30, 2018
The Prevalence of Parent-Reported Autism Spectrum Disorder Among US Children
Pediatrics. Published online November 30, 2018
School Readiness among U.S. Children: Development of a Pilot Measure
Child Indicators Research. Published online August 9, 2018
Health Care Utilization and Unmet Need Among Youth With Special Health Care Needs
Journal of Adolescent Health. Published online August 2, 2018
Prevalence and Variation of Developmental Screening and Surveillance in Early Childhood.
JAMA Pediatrics. Published online July 9, 2018
Bullying Victimization and Perpetration among U.S. Children and Adolescents: 2016 National Survey of Children's Health
Journal of Child and Family Studies. Published online June 27, 2018
Leisure Participation Patterns for School Age Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Findings from the 2016 National Survey of Children's Health
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Published online June 16, 2018
Prevalence of Brain Injuries among Children with Special Healthcare Needs
The Journal of Pediatrics. Published online June 6, 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.
Journal of Clinical Child Adolescent Psychology, March-April 2018
The Design and Implementation of the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health.
Maternal Child Health Journal. Published online May 9, 2018
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.
Publications from Data Users
Predictors of coordinated and comprehensive care withing a medical home for children with special healthcare (CSHCN) needs
June 2018, Frontiers in Public Health, Walker, A., Peden, J.G., Emter, M., Colquitt, G.
The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of coordinated and comprehensive care within a medical home among children with special health care needs (CSHCN).
The importance of environment: Neighborhood characteristics and parent perceptions of child health
April 2018, Journal of Child Health Care, Cronin,C., Gran, B.K.
This article questions whether and how environment influences perceptions of health, specifically parents’ perceptions of their children’s health. Based on data from the 2011–2012 US National Survey of Children’s Health, this study investigates how parents’ views of their neighborhoods (such as safety, social support, amenities, and detracting elements) shape perceptions of their child’s health
Comparing impact on the family and insurance coverage in children with cerebral palsy and children with another special healthcare need
January 2018, Child: Care, Health and Development, Schaible, B., Colquitt, C., Carnes, A., Li, L., Moreau, N.
The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with differences in insurance coverage and impact on the family of children with CP and other CHSCN.
Urban vs. Rural differences in insurance coverage and ompact on employment among families caring for a child with cerebral palsy
April 2017, Cogent Medicine, Schaible, B.J., Colquitt, G., Li, L., Caciula, M., Moreau, N.G.
The purpose of this study was to examine urban vs. rural differences on the relationship between family contextual variables and adequacy of insurance coverage and impact on employment for among families with a child with Cerebral Palsy from a nationally representative sample.
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.