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Prevalence and Treatment of Mental Disorders Among US Children in the 2001–2004 NHANES
OBJECTIVE: This article presents the 12-month prevalence estimates of specific mental disorders, their social and demographic correlates, and service use patterns in children and adolescents from the… Expand
Prevalence of symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in US women.
CONTEXT Pelvic floor disorders (urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse) affect many women. No national prevalence estimates derived from the same population-based sample… Expand
The decline in blood lead levels in the United States. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES)
OBJECTIVE To describe trends in blood lead levels for the US population and selected population subgroups during the time period between 1976 and 1991. DESIGN Two nationally representative… Expand
Depression in the United States household population, 2005-2006.
KEY FINDINGS Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2006. In any 2-week period, 5.4% of Americans 12 years of age and older experienced depression. Rates were higher in… Expand
Prevalence of hearing loss among children 6 to 19 years of age: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
CONTEXT Hearing loss in children influences the development of communication and behavioral skills, but few studies in the United States have used pure-tone audiometry to derive hearing loss… Expand
Estimated prevalence of noise-induced hearing threshold shifts among children 6 to 19 years of age: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994, United States.
OBJECTIVE This analysis estimates the first nationally representative prevalence of noise-induced hearing threshold shifts (NITS) among US children. Historically, NITS has not been considered a… Expand
Depression in the U.S. household population, 2009-2012.
KEY FINDINGS Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2012. During 2009-2012, 7.6% of Americans aged 12 and over had depression (moderate or severe depressive symptoms in… Expand
Exposure of the U.S. population to lead, 1991-1994.
- J. Pirkle, R. Kaufmann, D. Brody, T. Hickman, E. Gunter, D. Paschal
- Environmental health perspectives
- 1 November 1998
Blood lead measurements were obtained on 13,642 persons aged 1 year and older who participated in Phase 2 of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) from 1991 through… Expand
Trends in Blood Lead Levels and Blood Lead Testing Among US Children Aged 1 to 5 Years, 1988–2004
OBJECTIVES. To evaluate trends in children's blood lead levels and the extent of blood lead testing of children at risk for lead poisoning from national surveys conducted during a 16-year period in… Expand
Exposure of the US population to environmental tobacco smoke: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 to 1991.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the extent of exposure of the US population to environmental tobacco smoke and the contribution of the home and workplace environment to environmental tobacco smoke exposure. … Expand