Because the investigators didn't study the NHANES III
participants' actual medical records, they were unable to say what specific forms of arthritis were more prevalent in the early oophorectomy group.
For the study, Anne Marie McCarthy, a PhD candidate at Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Visvanathan used existing information from a health research database, called the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III
Reference Sex Total hip Total standards (gm/[cm.sup.2]) forearm (gm/[cm.sup.2]) NHANES III
Male 1.041 [+ or -] 0.144 -- Female 0.942 [+ or -] 0.122 -- Hologic Male -- 0.679 [+ or -] 0.054 Female -- 0.564 [+ or -] 0.051 Reference Sex Total lumbar standards spine (gm/[cm.sup.2]) NHANES III
Male -- Female -- Hologic Male 1.120 [+ or -] 0.110 Female 1.084 [+ or -] 0.111 Outcome of the Study
A provocative new analysis of data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III
) indicates marijuana users had 66% lower odds of having diabetes after adjustment for numerous potential confounding factors, Dr.
Louis University, Missouri said that the falling LDL cholesterol levels may reflect Americans' greater awareness of the dangers of a high-fat diet, but the "skyrocketing triglyceride levels" reflect the increasing prevalence of obesity, which Cohen described as a "a true epidemic." The findings are based on a look at data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey II (NHANES II) conducted between 1976 and 1980, NHANES III
, covering the years 1988 to 1994, and NHANES IV, 1999 to 2006.
Most survey questions were extracted from 2 national surveys: the Building Assessment Survey and Evaluation (BASE) study, (13) a 1994-1998 Environmental Protection Agency survey of office employees at office buildings with no known or perceived problems in large US cities, and the 3rd National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III
), (14) a 1988-1994 survey of the US civilian, noninstitutionalized population.
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III
) of people ages 12 and older, reported that nearly 6% of the U.S.
gondii IgG seropositivity used in the prior publication (1) was >6 IU, which is the correct value for NHANES III
1988-1994 data (2) but not for NHANES 1999-2000 data.
The findings indicate that CKD affected an estimated 16.8% of adults aged [greater than or equal to] 20 years during 1999-2004, an increase from the recalculated NHANES III
(1988-1994) estimate of 14.5%.
15 Alexander CM, Landsman PB, Teutsch SM, Haffner SM; Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III
); National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP).
London, the team analyzed NHANES III
data from 953 adult volunteers.
We compared the distributions of these variables in NHANES 1999-2000 with those previously reported in NHANES III
(1988-1994), using the [chi square] test, again incorporating the sampling weights.