Researchers described the rationale and design of the 2010 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.
The 2010 National Survey of Residential Care Facilities was a first-ever national probability sample survey that collects data on U.S. residential care providers, their staffs and services, and their residents. Included in the survey were residential care facilities consisting of assisted living residences; board and care homes; congregate care; enriched housing programs; homes for the aged; personal care homes; and shared housing establishments that are licensed, registered, listed, certified, or otherwise regulated by a state. National data were collected on 2,302 facilities, and 8,094 current residents. The first-stage facility weighted response rate (for differential probabilities of selection) was 81 percent.
Report Title: Design and Operation of the 2010 National Survey of Residential Care Facilities, http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2011/NSRCFdo.shtml
Agency Sponsor: National Center for Health Statistics and OASPE, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Federal Contact: Emily Rosenoff, 202-690-6443
Performer: National Center for Health Statistics, ASPE, RTI International
Record ID: 10047 (November 1, 2011)