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". . . Preliminary data on dietary intake and biochemical tests obtained to assess the nutritional status of the U. S. population ages 1-74 years.
"The preliminary findings . . . are based upon information collected in 1971-72 from one-half of a total population sample of about 30,000 persons, designed to be representative of the civilian, noninstitutional population 1-74 years of age. The sample design permits detailed analysis of data for population groups in which malnutrition is most likely—preschool children (1-5 years), women in the childbearing ages (18-44 years), the aged, and the poor. Nutritional information is obtained by interviews
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Preliminary Findings of the First Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 1971-1972: Dietary Intake and Biochemical Findings.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:575–576. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-4-575_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(4):575-576.
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