NCHA Annual Survey
The ACHA-National College Health Assessment (NCHA) is a nationally recognized research survey that assists in collecting precise data about college students’ health habits, behaviors, and perceptions. The survey methodology is a confidential survey about students’ smoking habits, contraception use, mental health issues, relationship difficulties, sexual behaviors, exercise habits, preventive health practices, and perceptions of drug and alcohol use.
DeAnza College students are a diverse yet distinct population with specific health risks and needs. Having current, relevant data about our students’ health help enhance campus wide health promotion and prevention services. In collaboration with other California Community Colleges, DeAnza College participates in the NCHA Survey every three years to better understand and plan for the health needs of our students.