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Participants Needed: 2022 National Survey on Health and Disability (NSHD)

Share how access to health care and the COVID-19 pandemic have affected your life.

The University of Kansas Institute for Health & Disability Policy Studies (KU-IHDPS) is looking for adults with disabilities to complete the National Survey on Health and Disability (NSHD). The NSHD is an annual, online survey about your health, quality of life, access to health care services, and the COVID-19 pandemic, as a person with a disability or health condition.

  • Adults aged 18-64 with any type of disability, chronic illness/disease, mental or physical health condition are encouraged to complete the survey
  • The survey should take about 20 minutes to complete
  • Responses are anonymous
  • Survey opens May 2, 2022

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Whether or not you complete the survey, you can choose to enter a drawing to win one of ten $100 gift cards. If you prefer to take the survey over the phone or have any questions about participating, please call toll-free 1-855-556-6328 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected].

This survey may look familiar to you. This is the 4th time this survey has been done. It was first done in 2018 and each year since. We welcome participation from those who completed it before and those who have never done it before. Thank you!

The NSHD is funded by the National Institute for Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR, #90IFRE0050-01-01).