National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHANES 1999-2000 Procedure Manuals

These manuals are part of the protocol for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics. Manuals listed below were developed for interviewer and examiner training. These are important references for NHANES as all correct procedures, policies, and standards are comprehensively detailed. Dates on the first page of each manual reflect the most recent revision.

Laboratory

Manual Name Document
Laboratory Procedure Manual [PDF - 6.9 MB]

Examination

Manual Name Document
Audiometry [PDF - 6.2 MB]
Balance [PDF - 351 KB]
Body Composition [PDF - 2.1 MB]
Body Measurements [PDF - 1.4 MB]
Cardiovascular Fitness [PDF - 6.6 MB]
Composite International Diagnostic Interview [PDF - 162 KB]
Dietary Interviewer (Chapters 1-5) [PDF - 1 MB]
Dietary Interviewer (Chapters 6) [PDF - 3.1 MB]
Dietary Interviewer (Chapters 7-9) [PDF - 1.4 MB]
Dietary Interviewer (Chapters Appendices) [PDF - 41 KB]
Lower Extremity Disease [PDF - 2.5 MB]
MEC Interviewer (Chapter 5) [PDF - 1.6 MB]
MEC Interviewer (Chapter 6 Sections 1-2) [PDF - 2.3 MB]
MEC Interviewer (Chapter 6 Sections 3) [PDF - 3 MB]
MEC Interviewer (Chapter 6 Sections 4-5) [PDF - 4.2 MB]
MEC Interviewer (Chapters 1-4) [PDF - 1.1 MB]
MEC Interviewer (Chapters 7-8 Appendix A) [PDF - 3 MB]
Muscle Strength [PDF - 1.3 MB]
Oral Health (Dental Examiner) [PDF - 1.8 MB]
Oral Health (Dental Recorder) [PDF - 589 KB]
Physician [PDF - 6.2 MB]
Specimen Collection [PDF - 422 KB]
Tuberculosis [PDF - 4.7 MB]
Vision [PDF - 902 KB]
Page last reviewed: 10/30/2018