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Multifactor Screener: Computed Variables

The computed diet variables for the 2000 NHIS Multifactor Screener are available for download in two 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
  • Fiber (gm)
  • Adjusted fiber (gm)
  • Percent energy from fat
  • Adjusted percent energy from fat
  • Household serial number (HHX)
  • Family serial number (FMX)
  • Person number (PX)

The datasets are sorted in ascending order by the ID variables HHX, FMX, and PX. All numeric variables have been rounded to the nearest 0.000001.

Comma-separated Values File

dietvars.2004_03_30.csv.zip (1 MB) - This zip file contains the comma-separated values file, which includes 11 variables, 32,374 records, and an additional record for the variable names.

SAS Transport File

dietvars.2004_03_30.v8x.zip (1 MB) - The SAS transport file includes 32,374 records and 11 variables. To access the SAS dataset, unzip the file, then use proc cimport. For example:

proc cimport file='dietvars.2004_03_30.v8x' data=dietvars;

Other Documents

The following documents may also be of use:

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014