Assessing the Need for a National Disability Survey: Final Report. Acronyms


ACS American Community Survey
Add Health   National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
ADL Activities of Daily Living
AHS American Housing Survey
ASPE Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
ATUS American Time Use Survey
B&B Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
BPS Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
CE Consumer Expenditure Survey
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
CPS Current Population Survey
DOL U.S. Department of Labor
ECLS Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
FAEP Federal Advisory Expert Panel
HHANES   Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HOS Medicare Health Outcome Survey
HRS Health and Retirement Study
HSLS High School Longitudinal Study
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
IADL Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
ICDR Interagency Committee on Disability Research
ICF International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health
IES Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
IRS Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury
LSOA Longitudinal Study of Aging
MCBS Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey
MEPS Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
NBS National Beneficiary Survey
NCHS National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NCS National Comorbidity Survey
NCVS National Crime Victimization Survey
NELS National Education Longitudinal Study
NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
NHATS National Health and Aging Trends Study
NHES National Household Education Survey
NHIS National Health Interview Survey
NHIS-D National Health Interview Survey on Disability
NIA National Institute on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NLSY97 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997
NLTCS National Long Term Care Survey
NLTS National Longitudinal Transition Survey
NLTS 2012 National Longitudinal Transition Survey 2012
NLTS2 National Longitudinal Transition Study 2
NNHS National Nursing Home Survey
NS-CSHCN   National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs
NSCF National Survey of SSI Children and Families
NSCH National Survey of Children’s Health
NSDUH National Survey on Drug Use and Health
NSFH National Survey of Families and Households
NSV National Survey of Veterans
ONC Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
PALS Participation and Activity Limitation Survey
PSID Panel Study of Income Dynamics
RSA Rehabilitation Services Administration
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
SCF Survey of Consumer Finances
SILJ Survey of Inmates in Local Jails
SIPP Survey of Income and Program Participation
SISCF/SIFCF   Survey of Inmates in State and Federal Correctional Facilities
SSA U.S. Social Security Administration
SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI Supplemental Security Income
SSN Social Security Number
TAG Technical Advisory Group
UI Unemployment Insurance
VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
WIA Workforce Investment Act

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