National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. The survey is unique in that it combines interviews and physical examinations.
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The NHANES National Youth Fitness Survey (NNYFS) was a one year survey conducted in 2012. The NNYFS collected nationally representative data on physical activity and fitness levels of children and adolescents in the United States through interviews and fitness tests. On September 30, 2013, the first wave of this data was released. To review documentation and download datasets, go to the NNYFS Data and Documentation page.
- FRAX-based Estimates of 10-year Probability of Hip and Major Osteoporotic Fracture Among Adults Aged 40 and Over: United States, 2013 and 2014 [PDF - 1.12 MB] (3/2017)
- Prevalence of Low High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Among Adults, by Physical Activity: United States, 2011–2014 (3/2017)
- Cognitive Functioning (CFQ_H 2013-2014)
- Cognitive Functioning (CFQ_G 2011-2012)
- DEET and Metabolites (Subsample) (DEET_H 2013-2014)
- DEET and Metabolites (Subsample) (DEET_G 2011-2012)
The physical activity data was updated to clarify a few records where yes was originally reported for an activity, but the time given for the activity was zero minutes. The activity was set to no for these records.
- Physical Activity (PAQ_H 2013-2014)
- Physical Activity (PAQ_G 2011-2012)
- Physical Activity (PAQ_E 2007-2008)
- Page last reviewed: January 25, 2017
- Page last updated: January 25, 2017
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