Food and Nutrition Surveys

USDA. Economic Research Service.

The mission of USDA's Economic Research Service is to anticipate trends and emerging issues in agriculture, food, the environment, and rural America and to conduct high-quality, objective economic research to inform and enhance public and private decision making.


Data Products:

Reports and Publications:

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Health Statistics.

Provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

The HEI is a summary measure of overall diet quality.

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Health Statistics.

Nutrition monitoring in the United States involves a complex system of coordinated activities that provides information about the dietary, nutritional, and related health status of Americans. This monograph, last published in 2000, provides an overview of the different surveys and programs sponsored by federal and state agencies.

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

Find data and questionnaires from several surveys including the Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals (CSFII) and the Diet and Health Knowledge Survey.

Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Offers four data systems that allow creation of free, customized data reports, including state-level data for nearly 100 measures of child well-being.

University of North Carolina. Carolina Population Center; National Institute of Nutrition and Food Safety; Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Ready to use cross-sectional data from the 1989, 1991, 1993, 1997, 2000, and 2004 China Health and Nutrition Survey.