The Vanderbilt Child Health Poll aims to understand the concerns and experiences of Tennessee parents. Children in Tennessee face myriad health, education and economic challenges ranging from poverty to food insecurity and obesity. The poll explores parental concerns as a mechanism to inform the public and policymakers of the challenges faced by Tennessee’s children. The Vanderbilt Poll for Child Health is sampled to be representative of Tennessee families and covers a variety of child health issues. It is conducted annually.
We recently wrapped up data collection for the 2019 Vanderbilt Child Health Poll. Check back for results and insights from Tennessee parents regarding children's insurance coverage, opioid use and disposal, and mental health.