Surveys and Tools

Over its 40-year history, RAND Health has produced many practical surveys and tools. Many are available below, organized by topic.


Aging and Health

Diversity and Health

Health Economics

Hospital competition measures
(Data and documentation for variable-radius measures)

Managed health care survey

HIV, STDs, and Sexual Behavior

Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health

Mental Health

Military Health Policy

Quality of Care

Quality of Life

Research Methods


End-of-Life Care

Health Security

HIV, STDs, and Sexual Behavior

HIV prevention planning tools
(Maximizing the Benefit Tool)

Informatics and Technology

Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health

Mental Health

Public Health

Quality of Care

Substance Abuse

Project BRIGHT Leader Manuals and Member Guidebooks

Getting to Outcomes 2004: Substance abuse prevention assessment tools

PROMIS® Smoking Initiative: Toolkit that, for adult cigarette smokers, enables precise and efficient measurement of six constructs of central importance to smoking research

Workplace Wellness

Five Steps to a Successful Workplace Wellness Program: a toolkit and guide for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of a successful workplace wellness program.

Questions or Comments?


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Many of the RAND surveys were designed and fielded by RAND's Survey Research Group.