National Center for Health Statistics

General Information

National Center for Health Statistics
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-4027
(301) 458 4000

Brief Description

NCHS collects, compiles, and disseminates data related to health and vital statistics, including information on prevalence of vision defects, based on household interview surveys.


Charles Rothwell, Director

Services Offered

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides access to data that examines the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect vision. Also provides data on the use of assistive technology devices for vision, hearing, mobility, and orthopedic impairments.