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Health Interview Survey, 1976

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : clinical data, survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Health Interview Survey Series
Publication Date
1985-05-28
Language
English
Free Keywords
chronic disabilities; chronic illnesses; disabilities; doctor visits; families; health; health care; health care services; health problems; hospitalization; household composition; illness
Description
  • Abstract

    The purpose of the Health Interview Survey is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of health services people receive. There are five types of records in this core survey, each in a separate data file. The variables in the Household File (Part 1) include type of living quarters, size of family, number of families in the household, presence of a telephone, number of unrelated individuals, and region. The Person File (Part 2) includes information on sex, age, race, marital status, Hispanic origin, education, veteran status, family income, family size, major activities, health status, activity limits, employment status, and industry and occupation. These variables are found in the Condition, Doctor Visit, and Hospital Episode Files as well. The Person File also supplies data on height, weight, bed days, doctor visits, hospital stays, years at residence, and region variables. The Condition File (Part 3) contains information for each reported health condition, with specifics on injury and accident reports. The Hospital Episode File (Part 4) provides information on medical conditions, hospital episodes, type of service, type of hospital ownership, date of admission and discharge, number of nights in hospital, and operations performed. The Doctor Visit File (Part 5) documents doctor visits within the time period and identifies acute or chronic conditions.
  • Methods

    These data contain multiple weight variables for each part. Users should refer to the User Guide for further information regarding the weights and their derivation. Additionally, users may need to weight the data prior to analysis.
  • 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: Created online analysis version with question text..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Household
    • DS2: Person
    • DS3: Condition
    • DS4: Hospital Episode
    • DS5: Doctor Visit
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1976
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States.
Sampling
A multistage probability sample was used in selecting the housing units.
Collection Mode
  • face-to-face interview

    These data files contain weights that must be used in any analysis.

    Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data files and text of the technical documentation for this collection as prepared by NCHS.

Note
2010-12-03 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added. Some corresponding documentation has been updated and pre-existing data files have been replaced.2006-01-18 File CB8340.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
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
  • 8340 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08340.v1
Publications
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Response to increases in cigarette prices by race/ethnicity, income, and age groups--United States, 1976-1993. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.280, (23), 1979-1980.1998.
  • Kahn, Matthew E.. Health and labor market performance: The case of diabetes. Journal of Labor Economics.16, (4), 878-899.1998.
    • ID: 10.1086/209909 (DOI)
  • Waidmann, Timothy, Bound, John, Schoenbaum, Michael. The illusion of failure: Trends in self-reported health in the U.S. elderly. Milbank Quarterly.73, (2), 253-287.1995.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3350259 (URL)
  • Nelson, David E., Giovino, Gary A., Emont, Seth L., Brackbill, Robert, Cameron, Lorraine L., Peddicord, John, Mowery, Paul D.. Trends in cigarette smoking among US physicians and nurses. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.271, (16), 1273-1275.1994.
    • ID: 10.1001/jama.271.16.1273 (DOI)
  • Yelin, Edward H., Katz, Patricia P.. Labor force trends of persons with and without disabilities. Monthly Labor Review.117, (10), 36-42.1994.
    • ID: http://stats.bls.gov/opub/mlr/1994/10/art4full.pdf (URL)
  • Gilpin, Elizabeth, Pierce, John, Goodman, Jerry, Giovino, Gary, Berry, Charles, Burns, David. Trends in physicians' giving advice to stop smoking, United States, 1974-87. Tobacco Control.1, 31-36.1992.
    • ID: 10.1136/tc.1.1.31 (DOI)
  • Wasserman, Jeffrey, Manning, Willard G., Newhouse, Joseph P., Winkler, John D.. The effects of excise taxes and regulations on cigarette smoking. Journal of Health Economics.10, (1), 43-64.1991.
    • ID: 10.1016/0167-6296(91)90016-G (DOI)
  • Novotny, T.E., Fiore, M.C., Hatziandreu, E.J., Giovino, G.A., Mills, S.L., Pierce, J.P.. Trends in smoking by age and sex, United States, 1974-1987: the implications for disease impact. Preventive Medicine.19, (5), 552-561.1990.
    • ID: 10.1016/0091-7435(90)90053-M (DOI)
  • Stern, Steven. Measuring The Effect Of Disability On Labor Force Participation. Journal of Human Resources.24, (3), 361-395.1989.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/145819 (URL)
  • Wolinsky, Fredric, Aguirre, Benigno, Fann, Lih-Jiuan, Niederhauer, John C., Dietrich, Kathy. Ethnic difference in the demand for physician and hospital utilization among older adults in major American cities: Conspicuous evidence of considerable inequalities. Milbank Quarterly.67, (3-4), 412-449.1989.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3350222 (URL)
  • Wolinsky, Fredric D., Arnold, Connie Lea. A different prespective on health and health services utilization. Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics.89, 71-101.1988.
  • Ostro, Bart D.. Air pollution and morbidity revisited: A specification test. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.14, (1), 87-98.1987.
    • ID: 10.1016/0095-0696(87)90008-8 (DOI)
  • Ycas, Martynas A.. Recent trends in health near the age of retirement: new findings from the health interview survey. Social Security Bulletin.50, (2), 5-30.1987.
  • Cromwell, Jerry, Mitchell, Janet B.. Physician-induced demand for surgery. Journal of Health Economics.5, (4), 293-313.1986.
    • ID: 10.1016/0167-6296(86)90006-8 (DOI)
  • Wolinsky, Fredric D., Mosely, Ray R., II, Coe, Rodney M.. A cohort analysis of the use of health services by elderly Americans. Journal of Health and Social Behavior.27, (3), 209-219.1986.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2136742 (URL)
  • Gavin, Norma I.. An Application of Statistical Matching with the Survey of Income and Education and the 1976 Health Interview Survey. Health Services Research.20, (2), 183 -1985.
  • Liu, William T., Yu, Elena S. H.. Asian/Pacific American elderly: Mortality differentials, health status, and use of health services. Journal of Applied Gerontology.4, (1), 35-64.1985.
    • ID: 10.1177/073346488500400105 (DOI)
  • Ostro, Bart D.. The effects of air pollution on work loss and morbidity. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.10, (4), 371-382.1983.
    • ID: 10.1016/0095-0696(83)90006-2 (DOI)
  • Link, Charles R., Long, Stephen H., Settle, Russell F.. Equity and the utilization of health care services by the Medicare elderly. Journal of Human Resources.17, (2), 195-212.1982.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/145469 (URL)
  • Colvez, Alain, Blanchet, Madeleine. Disability trends in the United States population 1966-76: Analysis of reported causes. American Journal of Public Health.71, (5), 464-471.1981.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.71.5.464 (DOI)
  • Preblud, Stephen R.. Age-specific risks of varicella complications. Pediatrics.68, (1), 14-17.1981.
  • Aday, Lu Ann, Andersen, Ronald, Fleming, Gretchen V.. Health Care in the United States: Equitable for Whom?. Beverly Hills: Sage. 1980.
  • Link, Charles R., Long, Stephen H., Settle, Russell. Cost Sharing, Supplementary Insurance, and Health Services Utilization Among the Medicare Elderly. Health Care Financing Review.2, (2), 25-31.1980.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 8 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics (1985): Health Interview Survey, 1976. Archival Version. National Health Interview Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08340