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South Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005


General Info
Original or alternative title 
국민건강영양조사 제3기 (KNHANES III)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2005 - 06/2005
Series or system 
South Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Exam
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Third Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005 (KNHANES III) is a study on health status, health behaviors, and nutritional intake. It utilized household and individual questionnaires on the following seven topics: nutrition, health examination, adult health behavior, health services utilization, adult morbidity, injuries and poisonings, and quality of life. Out of 10,816 people surveyed, 7,597 participants completed a health examination. This part of the survey included blood tests, urine tests, and measurements of height, weight, and waist circumference. The nutrition survey consisted of three individual questionnaires on diet, food frequency, and food intake with 24-hour recall.

The KNHANES began in 1998. Since 2007, it has occurred on an annual basis.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Aged adults, Alcohol use, Allergies, Anemia, Anthropometry, Antihypertensive drugs, Aplastic and other non-nutritional anemias, Asthma, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breast cancer, Breastfeeding, Burns, COPD, Calcium, Caloric intake, Cancers, Cataracts, Cervix uteri cancer, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Chronic kidney diseases, Cirrhosis of the liver, Colon and rectum cancers, Community health clinics, Contact with venomous animals and plants, Dental care, Dental caries, Dermatitis, Diabetes, Diet, Dietary fiber, Dietary protein, Digestive diseases, Disability, Domestic violence, Education, Emergency care, Employment, Endocrine disorders, Epilepsy, Family composition, Fish, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, Gastritis and duodenitis, Glaucoma, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Heart failure, Height, Hemoglobin, Hemolytic anemias, Hepatitis, Hepatitis B, Home care, Hospitals, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Hypertriglyceridemia, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Injuries, Insulin, Interpersonal violence, Iron, Ischemic heart disease, Lead exposure, Legumes, Limited mobility, Liver cancer, Marital status, Maternal age, Meat, Medical equipment, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neurological conditions, Nutrition, Nuts, Obesity, Oral conditions, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Otitis media, Pain, Periodontal diseases, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Pneumococcal vaccines, Poisonings, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Prevalence, Processed foods, Processed meats, Pulse, Refraction and accommodation disorders, Rheumatoid arthritis, Road traffic injuries, Safety, Screening, Screening mammography, Sense organ diseases, Sleep, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Suicide, Thyroid gland disorders, Tobacco smoking, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Unprocessed red meat, Urine tests, Vegetables, Vision loss, Weight, Weight change, Whole grains