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United States Study of Women's Health Across the Nation, Baseline Dataset 1996-1997

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General Info
Geography 
California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/1996 - 11/1997
Series or system 
United States Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
Data type
Survey:
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
Summary 

United States Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN), Baseline Dataset 1996-1997 is part of the SWAN series: a longitudinal, epidemiologic study on the changes in health and wellbeing of middle-age women across the country. The SWAN Baseline Dataset 1996-1997 includes 16,065 completed interviews of women ages 40-55 who fit the study methodology design designations for language spoken, ethnicity and geographic residence.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Anorexia nervosa, Anthropometry, Anxiety, Back pain, Birth control pills, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Bone mineral density, Breast cancer, Breastfeeding, Bulimia nervosa, Caesarean section, Calcium, Cancers, Cervix uteri cancer, Cholesterol tests, Cirrhosis of the liver, Clinical breast exams, Cohort study, Colon and rectum cancers, Condoms, Contraceptives, Corpus uteri cancer, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diet, Drug consumption, Employment, Endometriosis, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Folic acid, Genital prolapse, Glucose tests, Gynecological diseases, HIV and AIDS, Headache, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Height, Hospitals, Hours worked, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, IUDs, Income, Incontinence, Injectable contraceptives, Insulin, Interpersonal violence, Iron, Ischemic heart disease, Languages, Leukemia, Live births, Marital status, Maternal age, Maternal anthropometry, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Migraine, Military service, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neurological conditions, Occupations, Osteoporosis, Pain, Pap smears, Physical activity, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Pulse, Religion, SF-36, Screening mammography, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skin cancers, Sleep disorders, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Stroke, Surgical procedures, Teachers, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Unipolar depressive disorders, Uterine fibroids, Vitamin A supplements, Vitamin D supplements, Weight, Zinc, FFQ
Citation
Suggested citation 

Sutton-Tyrrell, Kim, Faith Selzer, MaryFran Sowers, Robert Neer, Lynda Powell, Ellen Gold, Gail Greendale, Gerson Weiss, Karen Matthews, and Sonja McKinlay. Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN), 1996-1997: Baseline Dataset. ICPSR28762-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research[distributor], 2014-02-04. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR28762.v2