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|Title:||Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980 [United States]: Medical History Ages 12-74 Years|
|Primary Investigator(s):||United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)|
|Abstract:||The Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II, 1976-1980: Medical History ages 12-74 years contains demographic characteristics and health histories of 18,447 interviewed persons 12-74 years of age. The medical histories include items on medication, hospital care, tuberculosis, a variety of acute and chronic diseases, tobacco usage, physical activity, weight, height, vision disability, exposure to pesticides, gastrointestinal problems, and, for females, a menstrual and pregnancy history. Data were also collected on anemia, diabetes, respiratory conditions, hearing and speech, liver and gallbladder conditions, kidney and bladder disease, allergies, hypertension, cardiovascular conditions, stroke, arthritis (stressing middle and upper back and neck problems), and participation in food programs.|
|Universe:||Non-institutionalized civilian population of the United States aged 6 months through 74 years.|