United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Final Report


The purpose of the National Survey of Veterans (NSV) is to obtain current information relevant to the planning and budgeting of VA programs and services and to provide data on current characteristics of the veteran population. Data was collected on socio-demographic and economic characteristics, military background, health status, VA and non-VA benefit usage, anticipated burial plans, and veterans' information sources regarding VA benefits.

 Final Report

 
        
     EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

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     Chapter 1:     INTRODUCTION  (PDFWord) 
     Chapter 2:     STUDY METHODOLOGY  (PDF, Word) 
     Chapter 3:     THE VETERAN POPULATION  (PDF Word) 
     Chapter 4:     MILITARY SERVICE EXPERIENCE  (PDFWord) 
     Chapter 5:     HEALTH STATUS  (PDFWord)  
     Chapter 6:     HEALTH CARE  (PDFWord)  
     Chapter 7:     VETERAN BENEFITS   (PDF, Word) 
                           ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS 
     Chapter 8:     BURIAL BENEFITS  (PDF Word) 
     
     GLOSSARY OF TERMS  (PDF Word) 
     Appendix A   THE SURVEY INSTRUMENT  (PDFWord)  
     Appendix B   SAMPLING PLAN  (PDFWord) 
     Appendix C   SAMPLE WEIGHTING  (PDFWord) 

 

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 Design and Methodology