National Health Data Collection Systems: Research Applications for Women's Health

Turner, Lori; Min Qi Wang; Mulvenon, Sean W.; Pesa, Jacqueline
January 1999
American Journal of Health Studies;1999, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study regarding four large-scale national health data collection systems and their applications to women's health. Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals and Diet and Health Knowledge Survey; Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health; Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System.


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