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Nurses' Health Study Questionnaire (NHQ)
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Short Description of Instrument
The Nurses' Health Study, established in 1976 by Dr. Frank Speizer, and the Nurses' Health Study II, established in 1989 by Dr. Walter Willett, are the most definitive long-term epidemiological studies conducted to date on older women's health. The study has followed 121,700 female registered nurses since the mid-1970s to assess risk factors for cancer and cardiovascular disease.
The Nurses' Health Study Questionnaire (NHQ) is a self-report questionnaire on smoking, physical activity, behavioral variables, and diet.
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Key Reference:
Colditz GA, Manson JE, Hankinson SE. The Nurses' Health Study: 20-year contribution to the understanding of health among women. J Womens Health. 1997 Feb;6(1):49-62.
Document last updated August 2022