Accession Number:

AD0768311

Title:

The Longitudinal Health Survey: I. Description

Descriptive Note:

Medical research progress rept. no. 1

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SUBMARINE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB GROTON CT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-12-14

Pagination or Media Count:

106.0

Abstract:

A multiphasic medical screening program has been developed for randomly selected submarine and diving personnel. Each individual passes through each of twelve phases of data collection a statement of personal background and history, psychological testing, selected anthropometry, x-ray, dental evaluation, pulmonary function tests, audiometry, electrocardiogram, vision tests, selected blood chemistry analysis, blood pressure determination and physical exam. The accumulated data is being coded on Holerith cards for each of storage, retrieval and ultimate computer analysis. The present report defines the scope and objective of each of the measured parameters as well as the computer programs developed for the processing of these parameters.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE