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Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals (CSFII) 1994-1996, 1998


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DESCRIPTION: This two-disk CD-ROM contains microdata on food and nutrient intakes from The Supplemental Children's Survey (CSFII 1998) to the 1994-96 Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals (CSFII 1994-96). CSFII 1998 was conducted in response to the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996, which required the U. S. Department of Agriculture to provide data from a larger sample of children for use by the Environmental Protection Agency in estimating exposure to pesticide residues in the diets of children. The CSFII 1998 adds intake data from 5,559 children birth through age 9 years to the intake data collected from 4,253 children of the same ages participating in the CSFII 1994-96. The CSFII 1994-96 included the collection of data from persons of all ages (1-day dietary intake data for 16,103 individuals). The 1998 survey was designed so that the data could be combined with those from the 1994-96 survey, thus the approaches to sample selection, data collection, data file preparation, and weighting in CSFII 1998 were consistent with those used in the CSFII 1994-96. The survey data files on these disks contain data from both the CSFII 1994-96 and CSFII 1998; all 4 years of data are nationally representative surveys conducted by the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The data set may be analyzed in a variety of ways: the combined 1994-96, 1998 data; the 1998 data separately; the 3-year CSFII 1994-96 data; or any of the 3 years of the CSFII 1994-96 separately. The seven data files include: household, household member, sample person, food line item, daily intake (food group amounts), daily intake (nutrients), and Diet and Health Knowledge Survey (from the 1994-96 survey only). 

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Originating Agency/Principal Investigator(s): U.S. Department of Agriculture

USDA Website: USDA home page

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Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Food Surveys Research Group (Beltsville, MD). Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals 1994-96, 1998 and Diet and Health Knowledge Survey 1994-96.