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National Health Interview Survey, 1992 [electronic resource]: Youth Risk Behavior Supplement

United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics
Format
Computer Resource; Online
Published
Ann Arbor, Mich. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor] 1994
Edition
1994-10-19
Language
English
Series
ICPSR
ICPSR (Series)
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AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public.
Abstract
The purpose of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of health services people receive. The Youth Risk Behavior Survey was conducted as a follow-back to the 1992 National Health Interview Survey. Sponsored by the Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, it is a part of a larger system of research, the Youth Risk Surveillance System, developed to monitor the major risk behaviors of American youth. The Youth Risk Behavior Supplement includes variables from the NHIS core Person File (see NATIONAL HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY, 1992 [ICPSR 6343]), including sex, age, race, marital status, veteran status, education, income, industry and occupation codes, and limits on activity. Variables unique to this supplement include questions on injury risks, physical fights, weapons use, cigarette smoking, chewing tobacco, alcohol and illegal drug use, AIDS/HIV education, diet and nutrition, physical activities, stays away from home, and sexual behaviors.
Series Statement
ICPSR 6345
ICPSR (Series) 6345
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