Task 1: How to Navigate the NHANES Homepage

Step 1: Explore Links on the NHANES Homepage

Your first step in navigating the NHANES homepage is to find out what is contained in each link. The summary table below gives a brief description of each link listed in the main section.


NHANES Homepage Links
Link Description

Provides a brief description of the survey, survey content, survey operations, and uses of the data.

What's New The most current information, including updates to existing data files and documents, as well as new data releases.
Questionnaires, Data Sets, and Related Documentation Links to the current and historic NHANES datasets and documentation, the recommended NHANES citation, and FAQs.
Tutorials Links to a list of tutorials available from the NHANES website.
Proposal Guidelines Information on how to complete proposals for a survey component or using stored biologic specimens.
Survey Results and Products Materials developed using NHANES data published by NCHS staff . In addition, this section lists other related links, such as:
  • Overview of Data Accomplishments from NHANES
  • 2000 CDC Growth Charts: United States
  • NHANES Selected Bibliography
  • PubMed link specified to retrieve  NHANES articles
  • Key Statistics from NHANES
  • Other Related links
    • Healthy Eating Index, USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
    • What We Eat in America, DHHS-USDA Dietary Survey Integration
    • National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, National Center for Environmental Health
    • National Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition in the U.S. Population 1999–2002
Listserv Instructions on how to subscribe to and unsubscribe from the NHANES listserv.



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