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Classifying Infants and Toddlers with Developmental Vulnerability: Who is Most Likely to Receive Early Intervention?
Published paper seeking to identify subgroups of developmental vulnerability among infants and toddlers that would make children eligible for early intervention and estimate the likelihood of each subgroup receiving parent-reported early intervention.
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Resources for NS-CSHCN Data Analysis

The pages below provide in-depth information on how to access National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs data, survey methods, the full survey instrument, SAS and SPSS codebooks to assist with data analysis, and more.

  • Request a NS-CSHCN dataset: The DRC NS-CSHCN dataset includes all variables from the NSCH public use data files. All indicators in the DRC NS-CSHCN dataset can also be viewed our interactive data query. The "details" link on each DRC data query page provides more information on each variable's numerator, denominator, revisions, methods notes, treatment of unknown variables, and history.

  • SAS and SPSS codebooks: These codebooks provide documentation and SPSS/SAS program statements used in the development of variables and subgroups featured in the DRC data query for the NS-CSHCN. Its purpose is to serve as a resource for researchers and analysts interested in understanding how these measures are conceptualized, constructed, and interpreted.
  • More survey data analysis help: The following presentation from the National Center for Health Statistics is highly recommended to assist with analysis of the NS-CSHCN's complex sample survey data, providing examples of SAS, SUDAAN and STATA code for obtaining NS-CSHCN estimates of variability and statistical significance. 
  • Ask us a question: If you have additional questions regarding NS-CSHCN data analysis, please ask us a question.