National Health Interview Survey, 1974 [electronic resource] : Hypertension Supplement / United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics

Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992.
ICPSR (Series) ; 9796.
ICPSR 9796
National Health Interview Survey Series 9796
1 online resource.
National Health Interview Survey (U.S.).
Hypertension -- United States -- Statistics.
Health surveys -- United States.
Public health -- United States -- Statistics.
Medical care surveys -- United States.
United States -- Statistics, Medical.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
The purpose of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of health services people receive. The 1974 supplement provides 130 variables from the core Person File (see HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY, 1974 [ICPSR 8339]) including sex, age, race, marital status, veteran status, education, income, industry and occupation codes, and limits on activity. The 52 variables unique to this Supplement include items on blood pressure history, weight control issues, doctor visits, salt use, medicines prescribed and/or used, side effects of medicine, number of bed days in the last year, whether's the respondent's condition was covered by insurance, the last time the respondent had an electrocardiogram, chest x-ray, or diabetes check, and smoking, stroke, and cardiac histories.
Part 1: Data File
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
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