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Health Statistics: Nutrition

Nutrition Statistics

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

  • A program of studies that assesses the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the US. The survey com­bines interviews and physical examinations. The NHANES interview includes demographic, socioeconomic, dietary, and health-related questions. The examination consists of medical, dental, and physiological measure­ments, as well as laboratory tests.
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