NHANES 2009-2010

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Description

A dataset containing information on health, healthcare, and demographics of adolescents aged 12 - 19 in the United States from 2009 to 2010. This is a cleaned dataset which is only a subset of the 2009-2010 data release of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

Usage

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nhanes10

Format

A data frame with 4727 rows and 10 variables:

seqn

individual ID

year

year of data release (2006, 2008, 2010)

gender

gender of the individual (factor with "male" or "female")

raceth

race/ethnicity of the individual (factor with "MexAm", "OtherHisp", "White", "Black", "Other")

age

age of individual (numeric)

income

income as a ratio of income-to-poverty line

fmsize

the size of the individual's family (up to 6)

limits

whether the individual has physical limitations (factor 1 = Limitations, 0 = No Limitations)

medcond

whether the individual has at least one medical condition [i.e. asthma, psoriasis, overweight, celiac, and/or trouble seeing] (factor 1 = Yes, 0 = No)

hinsur

whether the individual has health insurance (factor 1 = insured, 0 = not insured)

Source

http://wwwn.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes/search/nhanes09_10.aspx