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.
The results below are from the first module of the 2020 poll, focused on children and prescription opioids.