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Introduction to NSHAPC Public Use Data Files -[84KB, PDF]
Copies of overheads used to present the NSHAPC data to new users in the workshop of July 22, 1999, slightly revised. This is important reading that will save you a lot of time, trouble, and mistakes.
Appendices to Technical Report - [104KB, PDF]
A: NSHAPC's 76 primary sampling areas; B: Definitions for NSHAPC programs; C: Paper describing the Census Bureau's sampling procedures for all aspects of NSHAPC; D: Explanation of how the weights for the various NSHAPC data sets were developed.
Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Definitions - [15KB, PDF]
Details of how past month, past year, and lifetime alcohol, drug, and mental health variables and their combinations were created, including exact question numbers.
Significance Tests -[10KB, PDF]
Description of the formulas, including design effects, used by Urban Institute researchers to determine statistical significance for the NSHAPC Summary and Technical Reports.
Formats for Client Data - [6KB, PDF]
Description of the format file that contains all the formats used in conjunction with the client data set. Also includes a brief description of how to integrate this format file into SAS programs.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau