Federal Statistical System

Opportunities to Comment on Federal Data Collections

 

Open Calls for Comment

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Occupational Requirements Survey for 2018-21
Comments Due: February 26, 2018
Status: Revision -- data collection methodology and aspects of the existing survey instrument

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 -- Round 28
Comments Due: February 26, 2018
Status: Revision -- new questions on job characteristics, health, cognition, pain and use of pain killers, and retirement financing

Current Population Survey, Non-UI Filer Supplement
Comments Due: March 5, 2018
Status: New -- based on 2005 survey instrument, with revisions

Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
Comments Due: March 19, 2018
Status: Revision -- fewer New England geographies, new seasonal adjustment method

Census Bureau

Annual Business Survey
Comments Due: February 5, 2018
Status: New -- replaces the five-year Survey of Business Owners, the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, and the Business R&D and Innovation for Microbusinesses survey. Each year will have a different set of topical modules.

Survey of Housing Starts, Sales, and Completions
Comments Due: February 5, 2018
Status: Revision -- new question on ceiling height for single-family dwellings

American Community Survey, 2019
Comments Due: February 12, 2018
Status: Revision -- change or add questions or answers for relationships, telephone service, health insurance, journey to work, industry and occupation, class of worker, weeks worked, and retirement income.

Quarterly Services Survey
Comments Due: March 30, 2018
Status: Minor revisions

National Center for Health Statistics

National Vital Statistics Reports
Comments Due: February 12, 2018
Notes: no changes proposed

National Survey of Family Growth
Comments Due: February 26, 2018
Notes: no changes proposed

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2018-21 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Comments Due: February 9, 2018
Notes: no changes proposed

Agency for Health Research and Quality

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey – Household and Medical Provider Components
Comments Due: March 5, 2018
Status: Revision -- update to the Adult Self-Administered Questionnaire (SAQ)

Outcome Measure Repository
Comments Due: March 30, 2018
Status: New

Previous Calls for Comments

Links to the websites of federal statistical agencies and committees concerned with the development and improvement of their data products:

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Data Users Advisory Committee
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Census Bureau Economic Statistics Programs
Census Scientific Advisory Committee
Office of Management and Budget statistical policy office
Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee
Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee
Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT)
Conference on Research in Income and Wealth
Association of Public Data Users
Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA)
Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS)