National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey I, 1971-1975: Chest X-ray, Pulmonary Diffusion, and Tuberculin Test Results (ICPSR 8507)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics
Information for all examined sampled persons in each of these National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES I) was obtained by means of a household interview, a general medical history, a 24-hour dietary intake recall interview, a food frequency interview, a food program questionnaire, a general medical examination, dental, dermatological and ophthalmological examinations, anthropometric measurement, hand-wrist x-rays (of persons ages 1-17 only) and 24 hematological, blood chemistry, and urological laboratory determinations. In addition to this information, some respondents were given more specific tests such as x-rays of the chest and hip and knee joints, audiometry, electrocariography, goniometry, spirometry, pulmonary diffusion and tuberculin tests, and additional laboratory determinations. This data set contains demographic characteristics for 6913 examinees ages 25-74 who had received the detailed examination during NHANES I. Additional information includes their lung and heart size measurements, three expert x-ray readings for lung and heart pathology, pulmonary diffusion measurements, and tuberculin test results.
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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 I, 1971-1975: Chest X-ray, Pulmonary Diffusion, and Tuberculin Test Results. ICPSR08507-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 198?. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08507.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08507.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: 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
Date of Collection:
Universe: The civilian noninstitutionalized population, ages 1-74, of the United States at the midpoint of the survey (November 1, 1972).
Data Types: survey data, and clinic data
Sample: NHANES I is a multistage stratified probability sample of clusters of persons in landbased segments. The subsample of 6913 adults to receive this detailed health examination was chosen systematically from the nutrition sample after a random start. An age-specific sampling rate was used.
detailed interview, questionnaire, medical examination, and laboratory tests
Original ICPSR Release: 1987-01-12
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