Technical Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more about IPUMS NHIS? See our FAQ.

View our frequently asked questions

Video Tutorials

If you are having trouble with the NHIS extraction or online analysis system, please see our brief tutorials for an introduction to our website:

Video Tutorials

Training Materials

We provide guided training exercises using the NHIS data in SDA, our online tabulator system, and several different statistical packages, including Stata, SAS, SPSS, and R.

Training Materials

Questions and Answers

For specific questions about the data or website, please search for an answer or ask a question on the new and improved IPUMS user forum. The forum allows you to discuss and ask questions about IPUMS Health Surveys data with IPUMS staff and other IPUMS data users.

User Forum

User Feedback / Errors

We also welcome suggestions and feedback about errors, inconsistencies, or ambiguities in the data and documentation. If you discover a significant error, we will happily send you a complimentary mug. Please send feedback to

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