National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962: Vision Data (ICPSR 9202)
Published: Feb 17, 1992
The National Health Examination Surveys, Cycle I (NHES I), conducted during the period 1959-1962, were designed to secure statistics on the health status of the population of the United States. More specifically, their purpose was to determine the prevalence of certain chronic diseases, the status of dental health, and the distributions of auditory and visual acuity and certain anthropometric measurements. This collection includes findings from a vision examination that measured corrected and uncorrected visual acuity for near and far vision. The survey contains variables on sight problems, eye disease, color blindness, vision measurement with/without glasses, and headaches.
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