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Health Interview Survey, 1980

Version
v1
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
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Health Interview Survey Series
Publication Date
1984-07-12
Language
English
Free Keywords
demographic characteristics; dental care; health; health facilities; hospitals; nursing care; public health; social attitudes and behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    The basic 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 the 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. A sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth data set have been supplied along with the core files. The Health Insurance Supplement File (Part 6) contains questions about health insurance plans. The type of plan, including private, Medicare, Medicaid, military and other plans, and coverage or reasons for lack of coverage are provided. The Home Care Supplement File (Part 7) includes variables which were used to define the need for personal (individual) home care as a result of a chronic health condition, as well as the use of eyeglasses and contact lenses and hearing aids. The Residential Mobility Supplement File (Part 8) asks questions concerning where the respondent lives, length of time at an address, number of moves, number of miles moved, and with whom the respondent lives. The Smoking Supplement File (Part 9) contains variables on smoking status, number of cigarettes smoked, length of time smoked, tar and nicotine levels, and attempts to quit smoking.
  • 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. Detailed information regarding the use of weights is located within the documentation.
  • 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
    • DS6: Health Insurance Supplement
    • DS7: Home Care Supplement
    • DS8: Residential Mobility Supplement
    • DS9: Smoking Supplement
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1980
  • Collection date: 1980
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States and the District of Columbia from 1,900 geographically defined Primary Sampling Units (PSU).
Sampling
A multistage probability sample was used in selecting the housing units.
Collection Mode
  • face-to-face interview

    The data contain amp (&), dash (-), and blank codes. A new condition recode, Recode 5, has been added to the condition record. It corresponds to the summary recode in the Ninth Revision International Classification of Diseases with the addition of residual categories. Recode 5 will provide a measure of continuity between condition data on the 1980 (and 1981) Public Use Tapes and data from 1982 and succeeding years when major changes will be made to both the acute and chronic condition categories.

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

    Per agreement with the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), ICPSR distributes the data files and text of the technical documentation for this collection as prepared by NCHS.

Note
2011-03-08 Full product suite (SAS, SPSS, Stata) has been created/added. Some corresponding documentation has been updated and added.2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 10 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 10 and flagged as study-level files, so that they 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
  • 8223 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08223.v2
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.
  • Cutler, David M., Sheiner, Louise. Demographics and Medical Care Spending: Standard and Non-Standard Effects. NBER Working Paper Series.6866, Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. 1998.
    • ID: http://papers.nber.org/papers/w6866 (URL)
  • 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.
  • Pierce, John P., Gilpin, Elizabeth A., Emery, Sherry L., White, Martha M., Rosbrook, Brad, Berry, Charles C.. Has the California Tobacco Control Program reduced smoking?. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.280, (10), 893-899.1998.
    • ID: 10.1001/jama.280.10.893 (DOI)
  • Escobedo, Luis G., Peddicord, John P.. Smoking prevalence in US birth cohorts: The influence of gender and education. American Journal of Public Health.86, (2), 231-236.1996.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.86.2.231 (DOI)
  • Montgomery, Laura E., Kiely, John L., Pappas, Gregory. The effects of poverty, race, and family structure on US children's health: Data from the NHIS, 1978 through 1980 and 1989 through 1991. American Journal of Public Health.86, (10), 1401 -1996.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.86.10.1401 (DOI)
  • Nelson, David E., Giovino, Gary A., Shopland, Donald R., Mowery, Paul D., Mills, Sherry L., Eriksen, Michael P.. Trends in cigarette smoking among US adolescents, 1974 through 1991. American Journal of Public Health.85, (1), 34-40.1995.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.85.1.34 (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)
  • Giovino, Gary A., Schooley, Michael W., Zhu, Bao-Ping, Crimson, Jeffrey H., Tomar, Scott L., Peddicord, John P., Merritt, Robert K., Husten, Corinne G., Eriksen, Michael P.. Surveillance for Selected Tobacco-Use Behaviors--United States, 1900-1994. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.43, (SS-3), 1-43.1994.
  • Long, Stephen H., Marquis, M. Susan. The uninsured 'access gap' and the cost of universal coverage. Health Affairs.13, (2), 211 -1994.
    • ID: 10.1377/hlthaff.13.2.211 (DOI)
  • Nelson, David E., Emont, Seth L., Brackbill, Robert M., Cameron, Lorraine L., Peddicord, J., Fiore, M.C.. Cigarette smoking prevalence by occupation in the United States: A comparison between 1978 to 1980 and 1987 to 1990. Journal of Occupational Medicine.36, (5), 516 -1994.
  • 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)
  • Pierce, John P., Lee, Lora, Gilpin, Elizabeth A.. Smoking initiation by adolescent girls, 1944 through 1988. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.271, (8), 608 -1994.
    • ID: 10.1001/jama.271.8.608 (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)
  • Wetterhall, S.F., Olson, D.R., DeStefano, F., Stevenson, J.M., Ford, E.S., German, R.R., Will, J.C., Newman, J.M., Sepe, S.J., Vinicor, F.. Trends in diabetes and diabetic complications, 1980-1987. Diabetes Care.15, (8), 960-967.1992.
    • ID: 10.2337/diacare.15.8.960 (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)
  • Crimmins, Eileen M., Saito, Yasuhiko, Ingegneri, Dominique. Changes in Life Expectancy and Disability-Free Life Expectancy in the United States. Population and Development Review.15, (2), 235-267.1989.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1973704 (URL)
  • Feinleib, Manning, Rosenberg, Harry M., Collins, John G., Delozier, James E., Pokras, Robert, Chevarley, Frances M.. Trends in COPD morbidity and mortality in the United States. American Review of Respiratory Disease.140, (3 Pt. 2), 1989.
  • Pierce, John P., Fiore, Michael C., Novotny, Thomas E., Hatziandreu, Evridiki J., Davis, Ronald M.. Trends in Cigarette Smoking in the United States. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.261, (1), 61-65.1989.
    • ID: 10.1001/jama.261.1.61 (DOI)
  • 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)
  • Brackbill, R., Frazier, T., Shilling, S.. Smoking characteristics of US workers, 1978-1980. American Journal of Industrial Medicine.13, (1), 5-41.1988.
    • ID: 10.1002/ajim.4700130103 (DOI)
  • Long, Larry, Tucker, C. Jack, Urton, William L.. Migration Distances: An International Comparison. Demography.25, (4), 633 -1988.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2061327 (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.
  • Blumberg, M.S.. Inter-area variations in age-adjusted health status. Medical Care.25, (4), 340-353.1987.
    • ID: 10.1097/00005650-198704000-00007 (DOI)
  • Kemna, Harrie J.M.I.. Working Conditions and the Relationship Between Schooling and Health. Journal of Health Economics.6, (3), 189 -1987.
    • ID: 10.1016/0167-6296(87)90008-7 (DOI)
  • Manton, Kenneth G., Patrick, Clifford H., Johnson, Katrina W.. Health differentials between blacks and whites: recent trends in mortality and morbidity. Milbank Quarterly.65, (Suppl 1), 129-199.1987.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3349954 (URL)
  • Massey, Marilyn M., Boyd, Gayle, Mattson, Margaret, Feinleib, Marcia R.. Inventory of Surveys on Smoking. Public Health Reports.102, 430-438.1987.
  • Tucker, C. Jack, Urton, William L.. Frequency of Geographic Mobility: Findings From the National Health Interview Survey. Demography.24, (2), 265-270.1987.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2061633 (URL)
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Weissert, William G.. Estimating the Long-Term Care Population: Prevalence Rates and Selected Characteristics. Health Care Financing Review.6, (4), 83 -1985.
  • Trevino, F.M., Moss, A.J.. Health Indicators for Hispanic, Black and White Americans. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 10: Data from the National Health Interview Survey.148, Hyattsville, MD: United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. 1984.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2015-06-30

United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics (1984): Health Interview Survey, 1980. Version 1. National Health Interview Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08223.v1