Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey               
                            (NHANES III), 1988-94                               
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                            Catalog Number 76300                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
               NHANES III LABORATORY DATA FILE DOCUMENTATION                    
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                          Ages one year and older                               
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                December 1996                                   
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                               
                              Table of Contents                                 
                                                                                
                                                                                
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        
                                                                                
Guidelines for Data Users. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        
                                                                                
Survey Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        
                                                                                
Sample Design and Analysis Guidelines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        
                                                                                
Data Preparation and Processing Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        
                                                                                
General References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        
                                                                                
NHANES III Laboratory Data                                                      
                                                                                
     General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        
                                                                                
     Data File Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        
                                                                                
     Data File Item Descriptions, Codes, Counts, and Notes . . . . . . .        
                                                                                
     References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .