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Fruit and Vegetable Screener: Computed Variables

The computed diet variables for the 2001 CHIS Fruit and Vegetable Screener are available for download. There are two versions of the diet datasets available, each based on the 2001 CHIS Adult data: version A is based on the 02/15/2005 release; while version B is based on the 03/05/2004 release. Please see the CHIS 2001 Revised Sample Weights (PDF)External Web Site Policy for an overview of the differences between the two releases of the source data. Each version of the diet datasets is provided in two file formats -- SAS transport and comma separated values (CSV). The files include the following variables:

  • Pyramid servings of fruits and vegetables
  • Adjusted Pyramid servings of fruits and vegetables
  • Pyramid servings of fruits and vegetables excluding French fries
  • Adjusted Pyramid servings of fruits and vegetables excluding French fries
  • Pyramid servings of fruits and vegetables excluding French fries and beans
  • Adjusted Pyramid servings of fruits and vegetables excluding French fries and beans

The datasets are sorted in ascending order by the ID variable PUF_ID.  All numeric variables have been rounded to the nearest .000001.

Note: The datasets were updated on 08/29/2007. If you downloaded previous versions of the files, use the most recent updates provided below instead.

A. Diet Datasets Based on the 02/15/2005 Release of 2001 CHIS Adult Data

These datasets were weighted using California Department of Finance population projections; includes Random Digit Dial (RDD) sample plus list oversample for Korean and Vietnamese.

Comma Separated Values File

fv.2007_08_29a.csv.zip (2 MB) - This zip file contains the comma separated values file which includes 9 variables, 56,270 records plus one record for variable names.

SAS Transport File

fv.2007_08_29a.v8x.zip (3 MB) - SAS transport file with 56,270 records and 9 variables. To access the SAS dataset, unzip the SAS transport file, then use proc cimport. For example:

proc cimport file='fv.2007_08_29a.v8x' data=fv;

Other Documents

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B. Diet Datasets Based on the 03/05/2004 Release of 2001 CHIS Adult RDD Data

These datasets were weighted using US Census 2000 populations.

Comma Separated Values File

fv.2007_08_29b.csv.zip (2 MB) - This zip file contains the comma separated values file which includes 9 variables, 55,428 records plus one record for variable names.

SAS Transport File

fv.2007_08_29b.v8x.zip (3 MB) - SAS transport file with 55,428 records and 9 variables. To access the SAS dataset, unzip the SAS transport file, then use proc cimport. For example:

proc cimport file='fv.2007_08_29b.v8x' data=fv;

Other Documents

The following documents may also be of use:

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014