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TITLE: Emergency Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Data Report System ACRONYM: ETDR AGENCY/PROGRAM: Division of Data Collection and Analysis, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration of Children and Families
TITLE: Enrollment DataBase ACRONYM: EDB AGENCY/PROGRAM: Office of Informational Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
TITLE: CAHPS® ACRONYM: CAHPS AGENCY/PROGRAM: Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
TITLE: Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance OMB No. 0923-0008 ACRONYM: HSEES AGENCY/PROGRAM: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
TITLE: 122 Cities Mortality Reporting System ACRONYM: 122 MRS AGENCY/PROGRAM: Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
TITLE: Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1982-84 ACRONYM: HHANES AGENCY/PROGRAM: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
TITLE: Active Bacterial Core Surveillance ACRONYM: ABCs AGENCY/PROGRAM: National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DESCRIPTION: ABCs is an active, population-based laboratory surveillance system in areas in seven states (CA, OR, MN,
TITLE: CDC Firearm Injury Surveillance Study ACRONYM: N/A AGENCY/PROGRAM: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
TITLE: 1998 and 2000 National Surveys of Prescription Drug Information Provided to Patients DESCRIPTION: In 1998 and 2000, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted a national telephone survey of 1,000 adults in the continental U.S. over 18 who had received a prescription for themselves or a household member within the previous f
TITLE: Area Resource File System ACRONYM: ARF AGENCY/PROGRAM: Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration
TITLE: American Indian and Alaska Native Linked Birth/Infant Death Record Database ACRONYM: AIAN-LBID AGENCY/PROGRAM: Indian Health Service, Office of Public Health, Office of Program Support, Division of Program Statistics
TITLE: National Longitudinal Mortality Study-National Death Index Record Linkage ACRONYM: NLMS AGENCY/PROGRAM: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
TITLE: CMHS Client/Patient Sample Survey ACRONYM: (CPSS) AGENCY/PROGRAM: Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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DALTCP & Its Divisions The Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP) is responsible for the development, coordination, research and evaluation of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) policies and programs that support the independence, productivity, health and well-being of children, working age adults, and old
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