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|Access to Files:||Data and Documentation|
|Title:||Health and Nutrition Examination Survey I, 1982-1984 [United States]: Dietary Practices, Food Frequency and Total Nutrient Intakes|
|Primary Investigator(s):||United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)|
|Abstract:||The Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HHANES) was conducted from 1982 to 1984. The purpose was to measure and monitor the nutritional status and health of three Hispanic origin populations, 6 months through 74 years of age. The HHANES data were collected by means of a household questionnaire, medical history, and a physical exam. Information on age, race, national origin, birth place, education, employment, acculturation and use of public assistance is included in all surveys. This file has information on food recall, special diets, frequency of meals, and consumption of various types of food. Demographic characteristics of the household and the individual are also provided. Also included are family data such as the number of people in family, family income, poverty index, use of food stamps, and size of residence.|
|Universe:||Persons 6 months to 74 years of age who are either Mexican, Cuban American, or Puerto Rican.|