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National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Model Gram and Nutrient Composition (ICPSR 8106)

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The second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES II) was designed to measure and monitor the nutritional status and health of the U.S. population aged 6 months through 74 years.

Series: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and Followup Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  Model Gram File - Download All Files (4.1 MB)
DS2:  Nutrient Composition File - Download All Files (3.3 MB)

Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. NATIONAL HEALTH AND NUTRITION EXAMINATION SURVEY II, 1976-1980: MODEL GRAM AND NUTRIENT COMPOSITION. Hyattsville, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. [producer], 198?. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1983.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   demographic characteristics, diet, disease, eating habits, ethnicity, health behavior, health services utilization, health status, hospitalization, malnutrition, medical evaluation, nutrition, populations, risk factors, social indicators

Geographic Coverage:   United States


Restrictions: In preparing the data tapes for these collections, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has removed direct identifiers and characteristics that might lead to identification of data subjects. As an additional precaution, NCHS requires, under section 308(d) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 242m), that data collected by NCHS not be used for any purpose other than statistical analysis and reporting. NCHS further requires that analysts not use the data to learn the identity of any persons or establishments and that the director of NCHS be notified if any identities are inadvertently discovered. ICPSR member institutions and other users ordering data from ICPSR are expected to adhere to these restrictions.


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  • 2006-01-18 File CB8106.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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