The Child Well-Being Survey (CWBS) is a random-digit-dial (RDD) health status survey of caregivers in the Greater Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky region that has been conducted in 2000, 2005 and 2011. Primary caregivers, usually parents, are asked health-related questions about one randomly selected child in the household.
Several topic areas have been covered every time the survey has been administered, including general health status, access to healthcare, health insurance coverage, injuries, asthma, food security, and use of child care services.
The 2011 CWBS introduced questions on neighborhood resources, community social support, perception of community and school safety, and additional follow-up questions around asthma, obesity, and special healthcare needs.
The CWBS is made possible with support from community partners, including the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, the Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training, and Vision 2015 of Northern Kentucky.
Data from all survey years are available to the public at no cost from the Health Foundation through the Online Analysis & Statistical Information System (OASIS).
Reports from all years of the survey can be downloaded using the links to the right. For more information, contact Rachel Sebastian, MA, by email or call 513-803-2396.