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NHANESCOPE: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Clinical Outcome Prediction Expert

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NHANESCOPE: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Clinical Outcome Prediction Expert

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This program is a part of a software suite developed to analyze NHANES public use data

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This program has been validated with public use adult.sas (save as adult.txt by a free SAS viewer) and adult.dat files. These files could be downloaded from NHANES III website. This program has successfully read the first 10 lines (1238 variables of approximately 20,000 records (rows)), loaded them into a Matlab dataset object, associated with variables the variable names and descriptions of the variables. The loaded data set should be sufficient for initial exploratory purposes. This program has left out some specific formatting information available in the SAS file such as the width and precision of the
variables for display. However, the relevant information have been collected in the FORMAT and LENGTH sections and could be used for that. This program expects 1. the filename of a SAS file provided by NCHS NHANES and 2. the filenanme of the public use NHANES data, they could be downloaded from NHANES III website.

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Required Products Statistics Toolbox
MATLAB release MATLAB 7.14 (R2012a)
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25 Jan 2013 Rex Cheung

Note that some of the records (i.e. rows) may have shorter lengths. This may be important while assigning the start and end column positions for these rows.

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