2023-2027 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 4
AMENDMENT 1 - Questions and Answers. Attached are the reponses to the questions recieved for this solicitation.
The RFP, PWS, and Attachment 9 have been revised. [See Attachment NSDUH RFP (REVISED 11.05.2021), Attachment 1a PWS (REVISED 11.05.2021, and Attachment 9 Packaging and Delivery of Proposal via eCPS (REVISED 11.05.2021).] In addition, attachment titled "SAMHSA-Technology-Standards-2019" is included for reference.
The proposal due date remains November 22, 2021 at 3pm ET.
The purpose of the NSDUH is to provide current data on substance use and mental health prevalence for the U.S. civilian, non-institutionalized population (aged 12 and older) and each state, and to issue reports on survey results. The survey sample will support annual estimates of prevalence for the nation, the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and other US territories. The contractor will be required to: (1) design multi-mode data collection such as in-person and web; (2) provide sufficient numbers of interviewers and interviewer supervisory staff to screen approximately 152,000 dwelling units and conduct 68,460 interviews per survey year, using computer- assisted interviewing technology; (3) develop training procedures/materials and conduct training classes in order to maintain a sufficient, qualified field staff and satisfy survey fieldwork goals; (4) use statistical expertise to (a) employ a 50-state sample design, with an independent, multi-stage area sample for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and other US territories and (b) employ small area estimation techniques in order to develop model-based state estimates; and (5) perform technical writing, analysis, and methodological studies to complete and support the contract tasking.