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Study Report

Study Number: QG-028-008-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1976

Subject Area: Medical and Health

Bibliographic Citation: Health and nutrition examination survey II, 1976-1980: hematology and biochemistry.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8102

Date Accessioned: 1/13/1994

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 12/15/1993

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy codebook.

Abstract: This dataset provides information from analyses of blood and urine samples for 20,322 persons between the ages of 6 months and 74 years of age. It also contains demographic data.

SOURCE: questionnaires and medical examinations

UNIVERSE: The civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States between the ages of 6 months to 74 years.

SAMPLE: Multistage random sample.

NOTE: Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data file(s) and technical documentation in this collection in their original form as prepared by NCHS. The age distribution for this supplement is N=5,301 ages 17-24, N=10,433 ages 25-34, N=8,540 ages 35-44, N=5,395 ages 45-54, N=5,262 ages 55-64, N=5,245 ages 65-74, N=3,633 ages 75+. The race distribution is N=36,535 white, N=6,108 black, N=1,166 other. The number of Hispanics is N=2,604 and non-Hispanics N=41,205. The data contain ampersands (&), dashes (-), and blank codes. This is NCHS Version 2 of the Hematology and Biochemistry file.


RESTRICTIONS: In preparing the data tape(s) for this collection the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has removed direct identifiers and characteristics that might lead to identification of data subjects. As an additional precaution, NCHS requires, under section 308(d) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 242m), that data collected by NCHS not be used for any purpose other than statistical analysis and reporting. NCHS further requires that analysts not use the data to learn the identity of any persons or establishments and that the director of NCHS be notified if any identities are inadvertently discovered. ICPSR member institutions and other users ordering data from ICPSR are expected to adhere to these restrictions.

DATA TYPE: survey data, and laboratory data


TIME PERIOD: 1976-1980


SUBJECT TERMS: diets and dietary habits. disease and pathology. health. hospitals. medical care and histories. nursing care. nutrition. physicians. quality of life. United States.

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