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National Survey of Personal Health Practices and Consequences [United States], 1979-1980

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : clinical data, and survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1984-07-16
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services
Language
English
Free Keywords
education; ethnicity; exercise; family; income; health behavior; health care utilization; health status; job stress; life events; mental health; nutrition; physical condition; quality of life; recreation; religion; social life; social networks; work environment
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection is a telephone survey of a national probability sample. It was designed to provide data for examining the relationships between health practices and physical health status. The survey was conducted in two waves of interviews among a panel of noninstitutionalized civilian adults aged 20-64 years in the coterminous United States. Wave I was conducted in the spring of 1979 and comprises data for 3,025 respondents. Wave II was conducted one year later and contains data for 2,436 respondents . The file contains data from both waves. Included are questions on diet, exercise, sleeping, smoking, drinking of alcoholic beverages, weight status, dental hygiene, use of seat belts, changes in preventive health behavior due to illness, perceived health status and energy level, use of preventive health services, use of medical and hospital care, behavior with respect to high blood pressure, work status, conditions of work with respect to hazards, stress, physical demands, and sick leave, participation in social groups and religious services, enjoyment of free time, number and closeness of friends and relatives, general psychological well-being, recent stressful life events, and socio-demographic information, such as age, sex, marital status, educational level, race and family income.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979 / 1980
    Time period: 1979--1980
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Noninstiutionalized civilian population of adults aged 20-64 years in the coterminous United States.
Sampling
Random-digit dialing techniques were used and two waves of telephone interview data were collected one year apart. Eighty-five percent of the respondents in Wave I also participated in Wave II.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8220 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Mirowsky, John, Hu, Paul Nongzhuang. Physical Impairment and the Diminishing Effects of Income. Social Forces.74, (3), 1073-1096.1996.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2580393 (URL)
  • Ross, Catherine E., Wu, Chia-ling. Education, age, and the cumulative advantage in health. Journal of Health and Social Behavior.37, (1), 104 -1996.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2137234 (URL)
  • Ross, Catherine E., Mirowsky, John. Does employment affect health?. Journal of Health and Social Behavior.36, (3), 230-243.1995.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2137340 (URL)
  • Ross, Catherine E., Wu, Chia-ling. The links between education and health. American Sociological Review.60, (5), 719-745.1995.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2096319 (URL)
  • Sobal, Jeffery, Rauschenbach, Barbara S., Frongillo, Edward A., Jr.. Obesity and Marital Quality: Analysis of Weight, Marital Unhappiness, and Marital Problems in a U.S. National Sample. Journal of Family Issues.16, (6), 746-764.1995.
    • ID: 10.1177/019251395016006004 (DOI)
  • Johnson, Timothy P.. Mental health, social relations, and social selection: A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Health and Social Behavior.32, (4), 408-423.1991.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2137107 (URL)
  • Keith, Pat M., Braito, Rita, Breci, Michael. Rethinking isolation among the married and the unmarried. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.60, (2), 289-297.1990.
    • ID: 10.1037/h0079167 (DOI)
  • Massey, Marilyn M., Boyd, Gayle, Mattson, Margaret, Feinleib, Marcia R.. Inventory of Surveys on Smoking. Public Health Reports.102, 430-438.1987.
  • Gottlieb, Nell H., Green, Lawrence W.. Life events, social network, life-style, and health: An analysis of the 1979 National Survey of Personal Health Practices and Consequences. Health Education Quarterly.11, (1), 91-105.1984.
    • ID: 10.1177/109019818401100105 (DOI)
  • Danchik, Kathleen M., Schoenborn, Charlotte A., Elinson, Jack. Highlights From Wave I of the National Survey of Personal Health Practices and Consequences, 1979. Department of Health and Human Services Series 15.1, Washington, DC: United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. 1982.
  • Eisenstadt, Revelyn K., Schoenborn, Charlotte A.. Basic Data from Wave II of the National Survey of Personal Health Practices and Consequences: United States, 1980. Department of Health and Human Services Working Paper.13, Washington, DC: United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. 1982.
  • Schoenborn, Charlotte A., Danchik, Kathleen M., Elinson, Jack. Basic Data from Wave I of the National Survey of Personal Health Practices and Consequences: United States, 1979. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 15: Data from Special Surveys.Hyattsville, MD: United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. 1981.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_15/sr15_002.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 Survey of Personal Health Practices and Consequences [United States], 1979-1980. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08220.v1