National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Allergy Skin Testing, Ages 6-74 Years (ICPSR 8626)
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II was one of a series of population based surveys conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics to provide information on the health status of the nation. Data were collected through questionnaires as well as through direct medical examination. This portion of the survey contains data from the demographic and allergy skin testing parts of the survey for persons 6 through 74 years of age. Skin tests were given to determine the number of positive reactions to eight allergens, one diluent and one histamine. For positive reactions, the type and size of the reaction were recorded.
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United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Allergy Skin Testing, Ages 6-74 Years. ICPSR08626-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1987. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08626.v1
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08626.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: allergies, demographic characteristics, disease, ethnicity, health behavior, health services utilization, health status, hospitalization, malnutrition, medical evaluation, nutrition, populations, risk factors, social indicators
Geographic Coverage: United States
personal interviews, and medical examinations
Original ICPSR Release: 1987-02-26
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