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National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Health History Supplement Ages 12-74 Years

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and Followup Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
demographic characteristics; disease; ethnicity; health behavior; health services utilization; health status; hospitalization; malnutrition; medical evaluation; nutrition; populations; risk factors; social indicators
  • Abstract

    The HEALTH HISTORY SUPPLEMENT AGES 12-74 YEARS file contains demographic, health history, and blood pressure data on 14,479 persons 12-74 years of age who were interviewed and examined during HANES II. The medical histories obtained include items on cardiovascular conditions, back, neck, and joints, mononucleosis, yellow jaundice, hernia, exposure to pesticides, smoking, kidney and bladder disease, activity limitation, menstruation and pregnancy.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8237 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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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 Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Health History Supplement Ages 12-74 Years. Version 1. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and Followup Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.