Task 7: How to Find Important NHANES Citations

NHANES researchers are often asked to cite the data source for their research proposals and related publications. In this task, you will find two NHANES citations to use when citing your data source: the Institutional Review Board citation and Suggested NHANES Citation for Use in Publications.

 

Step 1: Find Institutional Review Board Citation

From the NHANES homepage, shown here on the right, select the link titled About NHANES from the navigation menu.The About NHANES page opens. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Institutional Review Board Approval link in the Related Links box. A web page with the IRB approval and protocol number opens.

 

Step 2: Find Suggested NHANES Citation for Use in Publications

Click your browser's Back button twice to return to the NHANES homepage.

From the NHANES homepage, select the link titled Questionnaires, Data Sets, and Related Documentation from the navigation menu. The Questionnaires, Data Sets, and Related Documentation page opens. Click the Survey Methods link. Next, click the NHANES Citation for Use in Publications link. The suggested citations for NHANES data, questionnaires, and examination and laboratory protocol are detailed. In addition, keywords are suggested in identifying your work. 

 

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