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National Maternal and Infant Health Survey, 1988: Longitudinal Follow-up, 1991 (ICPSR 06401) RSS

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Summary:

This follow-up to the NATIONAL MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH SURVEY, 1988 (NMIHS) (ICPSR 9730) consists of three components that provide information on early childhood morbidity and health. The Live Birth Survey (Part 1) obtained data on national health issues affecting children, such as child development, effects of low birth weight, childhood injury, child care, pediatric care, health insurance coverage, child safety, and acute and chronic childhood illnesses. For the Medical Provider Survey (Part 12), respondents to the Live Birth Survey were asked to provide the names of all medical providers and hospitals where their children were diagnosed, treated, and/or admitted. Each health care provider was asked to supply information on its organization, the child's health status and history, and each visit or hospitalization. The Fetal and Infant Death Survey (Part 21) interviewed women who were identified through the 1988 NMIHS as having lost a fetus or an infant during the study period. These respondents were reinterviewed to gather information about their health and about any pregnancies since their loss in 1988. The 1991 follow-up data can be merged with data from the 1988 NMIHS, which was designed to explore factors that cause negative pregnancy outcomes.

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DS1:  Live Birth Survey Data - Download All Files (9.4 MB)
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DS2:  Frequencies for Live Birth Survey Data
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DS3:  SAS Input Statements for Live Birth Survey Data - Download All Files (0.1 MB)
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DS4:  SAS Label Statements for Live Birth Survey Data - Download All Files (0.1 MB)
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DS5:  SAS Proc Format Statements for Live Birth Survey Data - Download All Files (0.2 MB)
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DS6:  Model SAS Procedure A for Live Birth Survey Data - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS7:  Model SAS Procedure B for Live Birth Survey Data - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS8:  Model SAS Procedure C for Live Birth Survey Data - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS9:  Model SAS Procedure D for Live Birth Survey Data - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS10:  Live Birth Survey Data--Other, Specify - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS11:  SAS Input Statements for Live Birth Survey Data--Other, Specify - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS12:  Medical Provider Survey Data - Download All Files (72.8 MB)
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DS13:  Frequencies for Medical Provider Survey Data
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DS14:  SAS Input Statements for Medical Provider Survey Data - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS15:  SAS Label Statements for Medical Provider Survey Data - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS16:  SAS Proc Format Statements for Medical Provider Survey Data - Download All Files (0.1 MB)
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DS17:  Medical Provider Survey Data--Other, Specify - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS18:  SAS Input Statements for Medical Provider Survey Data--Other, Specify - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS19:  Medical Provider Survey Data, Visit--Other, Specify - Download All Files (2.7 MB)
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DS20:  SAS Input Statements for Medical Provider Survey Data, Visit --Other, Specify - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS21:  Fetal and Infant Death Survey Data - Download All Files (1.1 MB)
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DS22:  Frequencies for Fetal and Infant Death Survey Data
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DS23:  SAS Input Statements for Fetal and Infant Death Survey Data - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS24:  SAS Label Statements for Fetal and Infant Death Survey Data - Download All Files (0 MB)
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DS25:  SAS Proc Format Statements for Fetal and Infant Death Survey Data - Download All Files (0.1 MB)
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DS26:  Codebook for Longitudinal Follow-Up, 1991: Part I: The Live Birth Survey
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DS27:  Codebook for Longitudinal Follow-Up, 1991: Part II: The Medical Provider Survey
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DS28:  Codebook for Part III: The Fetal and Infant Death Survey
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics. National Maternal and Infant Health Survey, 1988: Longitudinal Follow-up, 1991. ICPSR06401-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1995. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06401.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   child care, child development, child health, children, infant mortality, live births

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1988--1991

Date of Collection:  

  • 1991

Data Types:   machine-readable text, medical records, survey data

Data Collection Notes:

For the Live Birth Survey and the Medical Provider Survey, verbatim responses to open-ended questions are supplied in separate files designated as "Other, Specify." For the Live Birth Survey data, model SAS procedures are supplied to assist the user in analyzing these data using different samples.

Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data file(s) and technical documentation in this collection in their original form as prepared by NCHS.

Methodology

Sample:   The Live Birth Survey sample consists of women who had completed the baseline NMIHS questionnaire and whose children were alive at the time of the 1991 interview. African Americans and low birth-weight infants were oversampled in the NMIHS. The sample for the Medical Provider Survey was identified by Live Birth Survey respondents who indicated that one or more providers or hospitals had given care to their children after birth. The Fetal and Infant Death Survey sample consisted of 2,000 cases drawn from the NMIHS--1,000 infant death cases and 1,000 fetal death cases.

Data Source:

telephone interviews, mail questionnaires, and medical records

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