NHANES III

NHANES III

Third National Health & Nutrition Examination Survey Public health A population-based survey conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, designed to assess the health and nutritional status of the noninstitutionalized Americans
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The findings from NHANES III indicate that substantial proportions of children, adolescents, and adults in the United States were overweight (Table 1).
These results were compared with scores calculated for 4,556 adults with hypertension in the NHANES III 1988-1994 survey.
NHANES III was administered by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) between 1988 and 1994, with participants sampled according to a complex, multistage probability sampling method.
From NHANES II (conducted during 1976-1980) to Phase 1 of NHANES III (conducted during October 1988-September 1991), the geometric mean (GM) BLL for persons aged 1-74 years declined from 12.
Around 20% of people with mild TSH elevations who have ultrasound evidence of occult thyroid dysfunction will have no thyroid antibodies detected, however, suggesting that the upper limit of the reference range in NHANES III is inflated by this subgroup, said Carole Spencer, Ph.
Although the prevalence of obesity has been exploding, the mortality risk associated with obesity decreased between the first of the three surveys (NHANES I) and the more recent NHANES III, although this could be because of methodologic differences.
NHANES III is a multipurpose health survey that was not designed to yield prevalence estimates of <10%.
DASH accordance fell significantly from 29% in NHANES III to 22% in NHANES IV The decline was due largely to significantly fewer Americans in the recent survey reaching targets for total fat, fiber, and magnesium, Dr.
In a yet-to-be published study involving 7,752 people who participated in NHANES III, it was found that the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration declined steadily from the lowest to the highest quintiles of serum 25(OH)D concentration.
CDC's NHANES III is a stratified multistage probability sample of the civilian, noninstitutionalized U.
Although the prevalence of obesity has increased, the mortality risk associated with obesity decreased between the first of the three surveys, NHANES I, and the more recent NHANES III, although this could be because of methodologic differences.
Tao and his associates adjusted the analysis for age, gender, ethnicity, body mass index, and diabetes duration, the likelihood of insulin use only and diet only declined from NHANES III to NHANES 1999-2002, while the likelihood of OAD use only and OAD plus insulin use increased.