The Resource National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962: Body Measurements

National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962: Body Measurements

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National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962: Body Measurements
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National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962: Body Measurements
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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
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  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor]
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National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962: Body Measurements
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  • 1959-10--1962-12
  • 9203
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ICPSR09203.v1
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National Health Examination Survey, Cycle I, 1959-1962: Body Measurements
Publication
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  • 1959-10--1962-12
  • 9203
Control code
ICPSR09203.v1
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions

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