National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHANES 2001-2002 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.

Examination

Manual Name Document
Audiometry [PDF - 6.2 MB]
Balance [PDF - 351 KB]
Body Composition [PDF - 1.6 MB]
Body Measurements [PDF - 731 KB]
Cardiovascular Fitness [PDF - 6.6 MB]
Composite International Diagnostic Interview [PDF - 162 KB]
Dietary Interviewer - In-Person [PDF - 9 MB]
Dietary Interviewer - Phone Follow-Up [PDF - 8 MB]
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 - 692 KB]
Oral Health (Dental Examiner) [PDF - 1.8 MB]
Oral Health (Dental Recorder) [PDF - 589 KB]
Physician [PDF - 4.8 MB]
Specimen Collection [PDF - 465 KB]
Vision [PDF - 835 KB]
Page last reviewed: 10/30/2018