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Computer-assisted spirometry data analysis for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1971-1980
  • Published Date:
    October 1980
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Details:
  • Personal Authors:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
  • Pubmed ID:
    6969488
  • Series:
    Vital and health statistics. Series 2, Data evaluation and methods research ; no. 86
    DHHS publication ; no. (PHS) 80-1360
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    The equipment, procedures, and data reduction methods employed in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey for the collection and analysis of spirometric data are described. Data variability and testing methodology are discussed, as well as the influence of milieu and technician training. The computer programs that drive the data reduction and calibration are detailed, as are the algorithms used in the calculation of various spirometric parameters. The algorithms chosen for the determination of certain critical parameters are documented and validated.

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