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Table 2. Overview of Private Foundation-Sponsored Population Surveys
|Community Tracking Study-Household Survey (CTS)
Center for Studying Health Systems Change
Funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
|1996-7; 1998-9; 2000-1
- Conducted in approximately 2-year intervals
- About 60,000 individuals in 33,000 families across 60 communities, including 12 randomly selected case study sites (300 interviews in each): Boston; Cleveland; Greenville, SC; Indianapolis; Lansing, MI; Little Rock; Miami; Northern NJ; Orange County, CA; Phoenix; Seattle; and Syracuse, NY.
- Represents U.S. non-institutionalized civilian population, and includes supplemental samples of families with high health needs
|U.S. and 12 metro areas
|National Survey of America's Families (NSAF)
Urban Institute (Assessing the New Federalism Initiative)
Supported by a consortium of private funders.
|1997, 1999, 2001
- Household telephone surveys
- 109,000 individuals in more than 42,000 households
- Includes a national sample and samples in 13 States
(AL, CA, CO, FL, MA, MI, MN, MS, NJ, NY, TX, WA, WI)
- Represents U.S. non-institutionalized civilian population, and includes supplemental samples of households below twice the Federal poverty level
|U.S.; 13 individual States; and by special arrangement, some multi-county areas
* Since 1990.
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