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National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1978

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (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
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8047 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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. Version 1. National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08047.v1