Program and Collection Procedures
National Center for Health Statistics
Edward J. Sondik, Ph.D., Director
Jennifer H. Madans, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science
Division of Health Care Statistics
Clarice Brown, M.S., Acting Director
This report describes both the rationale and design of the National Survey of Residential Care Facilities, and the planning activities and methods used to collect and compile information on residential care facilities and their residents. (Vital and Health Statistics, Series 1, Number 54, DHHS Publication Number (PHS) 2012-1330.