The AskCHIS Neighborhood Edition (AskCHIS NE) API provides access to granular level health estimates that are available in the AskCHIS NE dashboard (http://askchisne.ucla.edu). The API can be used for both web development and research and makes it easy for users to build custom queries and extract estimates. Health indicators in AskCHIS NE are created using a sophisticated modeling technique called Small Area Estimation (SAE). Data is available at the zip code, city, county, legislative district (assembly, senate, congressional) and state level, for all geographic entities within the state of California.
This API is available as a Free version, which provides access to single query (no pooling and no mass querying) 1,000 API calls for 90 days before expiration, or Premium version, with access to all parameters Maximum of 100,000 API calls.
CHIS provides access to authoritative health information in a multitude of ways, including AskCHIS, AskCHIS Neighborhood Edition, Public Use Data Files, and the AskCHIS NE API.
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