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National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Physician Examination, Ages 6 Months-74 Years

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data and clinical data
Creator
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and Followup Series
Publication Date
1988-01-06
Language
English
Free Keywords
demographic characteristics; health status; medical evaluation; medical history; medical records; physical condition; social indicators
Description
  • Abstract

    The NHANES II Physician Examination data collection contains two parts of the extensive data available from NHANES II: demographic information obtained during the household interview, and the results of the physician's examination. The demographic data include information on the type of residence and housing, composition of the household, vehicles, languages spoken, income sources and amounts, food stamps and commodity foods, employment, age, race and national ancestry, sex, education, marital status, veteran status, and region of country. The physical examination data include 1)measurements of systolic and diastolic blood pressure, 2)examination of head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat, 3)thyroid and chest evaluations, 4)heart, pulse, kidney and abdominal evaluations, 5)examinations of joints, 6)musculoskeletal evaluations, and 7)limited neurological and skin evaluation. The data also include a summary of diagnostic impressions coded by the standard International Classification of Diseases, Adapted (ICDA) codes.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976 / 1980
    Time period: 1976--1980
  • 1976-02 / 1980-02
    Collection date: 1976-02--1980-02
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
The civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States, ages 6 months through 74 years.
Sampling
A nationwide probability sample of 27,801 persons was drawn from the designated universe. Of these, 25,286 were interviewed and then 20,322 of them were examined. It was a multistage random sample, involving both clustering and stratification, and oversampling of certain population groups thought to be at high risk of malnutrition (persons with low incomes, preschool children, and the elderly). In analyzing the data in this file, it is necessary to incorporate the person's sample weight (a composite of the individual selection probability, adjustments for nonresponse, and post-stratification adjustment). The appropriate sample weight for this file is the "Examined Final Weight" variable.
Collection Mode
  • (1) The data contain blanks. (2) The codebook contains frequencies for all of the variables.

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
  • 8686 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08686.v1
Publications
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    • ID: 10.1016/S0895-7061(98)00066-1 (DOI)
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  • Troiano, Richard P., Flegal, Katherine M.. Overweight children and adolescents: Description, epidemiology, and demographics. Pediatrics.101, (3 Supplement), 497-504.1998.
  • Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne, Duncan, Greg J.. The Effects of Poverty on Children. Future of Children.7, (2), 55-70.1997.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1602387 (URL)
  • Costa, Dora L., Steckel, Richard H.. Long-term trends in health, welfare, and economic growth in the United States. Health and Welfare During Industrialization.Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 1997.
  • Basu, Srabashi, Landis, J. Richard. Model-based estimation of population attributable risk under cross-sectional sampling. American Journal of Epidemiology.142, (12), 1338-1343.1995.
  • Burt, Vicki L., Cutler, Jeffrey A., Higgins, Millicent, Horan, Michael J., Labarthe, Darwin, Whelton, Paul, Brown, Clarice, Roccella, Edward J.. Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the adult US population. Data from the health examination surveys, 1960 to 1991. Hypertension.26, (1), 60-69.1995.
    • ID: 10.1161/01.HYP.26.1.60 (DOI)
  • Cook, Nancy R., Cohen, Jerome, Hebert, Patricia R., Taylor, James O., Hennekens, Charles H.. Implications of small reductions in diastolic blood pressure for primary prevention. Archives of Internal Medicine.155, (7), 701-709.1995.
    • ID: 10.1001/archinte.155.7.701 (DOI)
  • National Diabetes Data Group. Diabetes in America, 2nd Edition. Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health. 1995.
  • Schwartz, J., Weiss, S.T.. Relationship of skin test reactivity to decrements in pulmonary function in children with asthma or frequent wheezing. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.152, (6 Pt. 1), 2176-2180.1995.
  • 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)
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    • ID: 10.1161/01.CIR.90.3.1185 (DOI)
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  • Ness, R.B., Kramer, R.A., Flegal, K.M.. Gravidity, blood pressure, and hypertension among white women in the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Epidemiology.4, (4), 303-309.1993.
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  • Sempos, Christopher T., Cleeman, James I., Carroll, Margaret D., Johnson, Clifford L., Bachorik, Paul S., Gordon, David J., Burt, Vicki L., Briefel, Ronette R., Brown, Clarice D., Lippel, Kenneth, Rifkind, Basil M.. Prevalence of high blood cholesterol among US adults. An update based on guidelines from the second report of the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.269, (23), 3009-3014.1993.
    • ID: 10.1001/jama.269.23.3009 (DOI)
  • Fridinger, F.W., Jackson, A.W., Andresen, J.. A comparison of results of a national cholesterol and blood pressure screening with the NHANES II Study: implications for further emphasis on reducing cardiovascular risk among Americans. Journal of Community Health.17, (4), 247-257.1992.
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  • Sorel, J.E., Ragland, D.R., Syme, S.L., Davis, W.B.. Educational status and blood pressure: the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1976-1980, and the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1982-1984. American Journal of Epidemiology.135, (12), 1339-1348.1992.
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  • Sorel, J.E., Heiss, G., Tyroler, H.A., Davis, W.B., Wing, S.B., Ragland, D.R.. Black-white differences in blood pressure among participants in NHANES II: the contribution of blood lead. Epidemiology.2, (5), 348-352.1991.
    • ID: 10.1097/00001648-199109000-00006 (DOI)
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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 (1988): National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Physician Examination, Ages 6 Months-74 Years. Archival Version. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and Followup Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08686