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The Resource National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962 : Body Measurements, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics, (electronic resource)

National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962 : Body Measurements, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics, (electronic resource)

Label
National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962 : Body Measurements
Title
National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962
Title remainder
Body Measurements
Statement of responsibility
United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The National Health Examination Surveys, Cycle I (NHES I), conducted during the period 1959-1962, were designed to secure statistics on the health status of the population of the United States. More specifically, their purpose was to determine the prevalence of certain chronic diseases, the status of dental health, and the distributions of auditory and visual acuity and certain anthropometric measurements. This collection contains data relating to the physical measurements of each examined person. Eighteen measurements of body size were taken including right arm girth, chest girth, waist girth, right arm skinfold, right infrascapular skinfold, height, weight, sitting normal height, sitting erect height, knee height
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • National Health Examination Surveys, Cycles I-III Series
Series volume
  • 9203
  • 9203
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anthropometry
  • Health surveys
  • United States
  • Body height
  • Body weight
  • Chronic illnesses
  • Dental health
  • Eyesight
  • Health behavior
  • Health history
  • Health status
  • Hearing (physiology)
  • Medical evaluation
  • Physical characteristics
  • Physical health
  • Testing and measurement
Target audience
specialized
Label
National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962 : Body Measurements, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005049652
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR09203
  • (OCoLC)ocm61161833
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR09203
  • (OCoLC)ocm61161833
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file.
Label
National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962 : Body Measurements, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005049652
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR09203
  • (OCoLC)ocm61161833
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR09203
  • (OCoLC)ocm61161833
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file.

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