Interact for Health conducts a number of regional surveys, including the Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey (every 3-5 years), the Greater Cincinnati Child Well-Being Survey (every 3-5 years), The Ohio Health Issues Poll (annually), the Kentucky Health Issues Poll (annually), and others.
If you have a suggestion of a topic to include in one of our surveys, please fill out the form below. Our Research Officer, will review the suggestions and select topics to include. There is no guarantee that we will be able to use the suggested topics. We will concentrate on topics that can be benchmarked against national or state level data so that we can compare how our region is doing.
We ask for your e-mail and phone number in case we need to find out more information about the topic you want to include and to let you know the status of your request. We will not use this information for any other purpose.
These surveys are also available through OASIS.
- Community Health Status Survey
- Kentucky Health Issues Poll
- Ohio Health Issues Poll
- Other Local Data
- Suggestions for Survey Questions
Chronic medical conditions prevalent among Greater Cincinnati children
Asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety are the most commonly diagnosed chronic conditions among children in the Greater Cincinnati region, according to data collected through the 2017 Child Well-Being Survey.
Most Ohio adults think state should adopt health education standards
The Ohio Health Issues Poll (OHIP) is conducted every year to learn more about the health opinions, behaviors and status of adults in Ohio. In 2017, OHIP asked Ohio adults about state health education standards.
Health and healthy behaviors among youth in our region.
The 2017 Child Well-Being Survey (CWBS) asked parents and guardians of youth in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to describe the overall health of their child. CWBS also asked about specific health behaviors such as physical activity and sleep patterns.
Results show shift in perception from substance abuse being seen as moral failure to a chronic illness.
The Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) found that 7 in 10 Kentucky adults believe that addiction is a disease (70%). Attitudes towards addiction as a disease were the same both among respondents who have a family member or friend who has experienced problems with substance abuse, and among those who did not indicate such firsthand experience with addiction.
Kentucky adults continue to cite heroin use as causing problems for friends, family
The most recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) and Ohio Health Issues Poll (OHIP) has found that more than 2 in 10 Ohio adults (23%) report knowing someone who has trouble as a result of using heroin, while just under 2 in 10 Kentucky adults (16%) report knowing someone affected by heroin use.