Additionally, the regression models typically used are impractical for a comprehensive survey of all compounds versus all relevant health measures in the NHANES data.
The NHANES III (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) reference equations were published in 1999.
Surveillance will continue through the 2014 NHANES to include more diverse segments of the population and to determine additional trends in periodontal disease prevalence.
The goals of the CDC NHANES fourth report is more than establishing that body burden of chemicals exists.
After adjustment for race, ethnicity, income, and NHANES study wave, multiparous women aged 20-25 years were almost twice as likely as nulligravid women in that age group to be obese (odds ratio, 1.
Animal studies point to several possible mechanisms that might account for the observed association between high dietary phosphorus and increased mortality in NHANES III, including promotion of vascular calcification, endothelial dysfunction, and increased levels of fibroblast growth factor 23, which is a phospha-turic hormone whose overexpression is linked to left ventricular hypertrophy, progression of chronic kidney disease, and cardiovascular events.
NHANES is a cross-sectional survey of the health and nutritional status of the US civilian, noninstitutionalized population conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, CDC (11, 12).
The 2009-2010 NHANES periodontal disease data support the need for comprehensive periodontal evaluations performed annually by a member of the dental team including a dentist, dental hygienist or periodontist.
Given that the results from objective monitoring of sedentary time in NHANES has indicated that adults spend an average of 55% of their day engaged in sedentary pursuits, a significant shift in behaviour change at the population level is required to make demonstrable improvements in life expectancy," they concluded.
The following description of the NHANES was taken, in part, from its Web site (http://www.
The 2003 to 2004 NHANES data for dioxins and furans were downloaded from the CDC Web site (National Center for Health Statistics, 2003).
The study population consisted of 10,896 NHANES III participants aged 20-59 years; they constituted a statistically representative sample of the broader U.