Body Shape and related measurements from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES, 1999-2004). See http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes.htm for details.
NHANES package contains two version of a data set from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Study.
NHANESrawcontains data from the NHANES website, recoded to make it easier to work with in R.
NHANEScontains a resampled version of this that takes into account the sampling scheme employed. The resulting data set is a reasonable approxiamtion to a simple random sample fron the US population.
See the help pages for the data sets for more details.