National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, OPHS, HHS

Contact:National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, OPHS, HHS
6525 Belcrest Road
Hyattsville,MD 20782
Internet:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/
nchsquery@cdc.gov
Phone:(301) 458 - 4636 (Data Dissemination Branch)
(866) 441-6247 (Data Requests)

The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. As the Nation's principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data.

EPIDEMIOLOGY, HEALTHY PEOPLE 2000, POPULATION ISSUES, STATISTICS/DEMOGRAPHICS

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