National Long-Term Care Survey

NLTCS-based Research

NLTCS data have been used by researchers to examine health and behavioral factors associated with changes in chronic disability and mortality. Some of the topics addressed have been:

For a current listing of peer-reviewed articles, conference presentations and reports using NLTCS data, see "Research."

NLTCS data also are used widely by policy analysts and have been cited frequently in the debate over the extent of a revenue shortfall in the Medicare Trust Fund and when the fund might become insolvent.