Interactive Visualizations

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National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys: NHANES
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. The survey is unique in that it combines interviews and physical examinations. To learn more about NHANES, or to download data or analytic methodology, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes/about_nhanes.htm

Download the Data

Download Images
The figures in the visualization can be downloaded directly from the Tableau interface as either as an image or a PDF file. To download images:

  • First, select the download icon icon on the bottom right corner of the visualization and select either “Image” or PDF”.
  • Next, select the “Download” option on the pop-up box. A file will download that can be saved for your use.

Download Data Tables
When original analyses are used to generate the data visualizations, data tables are provided with point estimates and additional supplemental data as appropriate (e.g. confidence intervals, sample sizes, etc.) in excel format.

To download data tables, select the “Download Data Tables” link located at the top for each interactive visualization.

Citing Materials

We are pleased to make these data visualizations available and ask that you please cite our content when using. The recommended citation for content accessed is:

American Heart Association. CHME Data Visualizations. Data Updated 2017. https://healthmetrics.heart.org/data-visualization/, accessed on day/month/year.

When using content visualized from other original sources, we ask that you please also cite the original published source.