nhanes {survey}R Documentation

Cholesterol data from a US survey

Description

Data extracted from NHANES 2009-2010 on high cholesterol.

Usage

data(nhanes)

Format

A data frame with 8591 observations on the following 7 variables.

SDMVPSU

Primary sampling units

SDMVSTRA

Sampling strata

WTMEC2YR

Sampling weights

HI_CHOL

Numeric vector: 1 for total cholesterol over 240mg/dl, 0 under 240mg/dl

race

1=Hispanic, 2=non-Hispanic white, 3=non-Hispanic black, 4=other

agecat

Age group (0,19] (19,39] (39,59] (59,Inf]

RIAGENDR

Gender: 1=male, 2=female

Source

Previously at https://wwwn.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes/search/datapage.aspx?Component=laboratory&CycleBeginYear=2009

Examples

data(nhanes)
design <- svydesign(id=~SDMVPSU, strata=~SDMVSTRA, weights=~WTMEC2YR, nest=TRUE,data=nhanes)
design

[Package survey version 4.1-1 Index]