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National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1978

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Series
Publication Date
1984-05-03
Language
English
Free Keywords
ambulatory care; doctor visits; health care services; medical care; medical evaluation; medical records; medications; patient care; patients; physicians; prescription drugs; treatment
Description
  • Abstract

    The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) contains data on medical care provided in physicians' offices and is a continuously sampled survey based on a nationwide sample of patient records.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1978
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8047 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08047.v1
Publications
  • Mannino, D.M., Homa, D.M., Pertowski, C.A., Ashizawa, A., Nixon, L.L., Johnson, C.A., Ball, L.B., Jack, E., Kang, D.S.. Surveillance for asthma--United States, 1960-1995. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.47, (1), 1-27.1998.
  • Schappert, Susan M.. Office visits for otitis media: United States, 1975-90. Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics.214, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Vital Statistics. 1992.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad214.pdf (URL)
  • Bryant, E. Earl, Shimizu, Iris. Sample design, sampling variance, and estimation procedures for the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 2: Data Evaluation and Methods Research.108, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1988.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_02/sr2_108.pdf (URL)
  • Nelson, Cheryl, McLemore, Tommy. The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 1975-81 and 1985 Trends. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 13: Data From the National Health Survey.93, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1988.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_13/sr13_093.pdf (URL)
  • Rosenblatt, Roger A., Cherkin, Aniel C., Schneewiss, Ronald, Hart, L. Gary. The content of ambulatory medical care in the United States. An interspecialty comparison. New England Journal of Medicine.309, (15), 892-897.1983.
    • ID: 10.1056/NEJM198310133091505 (DOI)
  • Schneeweiss, R., Rosenblatt, R.A., Cherkin, D.C., Kirkwood, C.R., Hart, G.. Diagnosis clusters: a new tool for analyzing the content of ambulatory medical care. Medical Care.21, (1), 105-122.1983.
    • ID: 10.1097/00005650-198301000-00008 (DOI)
  • Cutler, J.A., Mendeloff, A.I.. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding: Nature and magnitude of the problem in the U.S.. Digestive Diseases and Sciences.26, (7 Suppl.), 90S-96S.1981.
    • ID: 10.1007/BF01300814 (DOI)
  • Cypress, Beulah K.. Headache as the reason for office visits, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: United States, 1977-78. Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics.67, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1981.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad067acc.pdf (URL)
  • Cypress, Beulah K.. Office visits for preventive care, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: United States, 1977-78. Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics.69, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1981.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad069acc.pdf (URL)
  • Cypress, Beulah K.. Patients' reasons for visiting physicians: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: United States, 1977-78. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 13: Data From the National Health Survey.56, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1981.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_13/sr13_056.pdf (URL)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics (1984): National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1978. Archival Version. National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08047