National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Medical History Ages 12-74 Years (ICPSR 8183)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
The Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Medical History ages 12-74 years contains demographic characteristics and health histories of 18,447 interviewed persons 12-74 years of age. The medical histories include items on medication, hospital care, tuberculosis, a variety of acute and chronic diseases, tobacco usage, physical activity, weight, height, vision disability, exposure to pesticides, gastrointestinal problems, and, for females, a menstrual and pregnancy history. Data were also collected on anemia, diabetes, respiratory conditions, hearing and speech, liver and gallbladder conditions, kidney and bladder disease, allergies, hypertension, cardiovascular conditions, stroke, arthritis (stressing middle and upper back and neck problems), and participation in food programs.
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This study is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA), the aging program within ICPSR. NACDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Heath (NIH).
United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Medical History Ages 12-74 Years. ICPSR08183-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research[distributor], 1984. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08183.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08183.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: demographic characteristics, disease, ethnicity, health behavior, health services utilization, health status, hospitalization, malnutrition, medical evaluation, medical history, nutrition, populations, risk factors, social indicators
Geographic Coverage: United States
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-07-13
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