National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

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.

Selected Participants

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Information for Health Professionals

Learn about participant involvement and benefits with the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHANES National Youth Fitness Survey

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.

What's New
Publications
Data Release – Limited Access Data
Updated Data
    2013-2014 Aldehyde – Serum datasets (ALD_H & ALDS_H) were updated to correct the Limit of Detection (LOD) and data for LBXI5AL-Isopentanaldehyde. The LOD was corrected from 0.316 ng/mL to 0.119 ng/mL.
  • Aldehydes – Serum (ALD_H 2013-2014)
  • Aldehydes – Serum – Special Sample (ALDS_H 2013-2014)
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