Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 18 and older in 1988 and 1989, and, in 1987, sample persons age 18 and older who reported when they last saw, heard, or read something about AIDs or who ever heard of AIDS, AIDCANTEL indicates the extent to which the person believes the statement "Looking at a person is enough to tell if he or she has the AIDS virus" is true or false.
This variable is part of the NHIS supplement on AIDS knowledge and attitudes. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1987: Sample persons age 18+ in quarter 3 (5th week) and quarter 4 who reported when they last saw, heard, or read something about AIDS or who ever heard of AIDS.
- 1988: Sample persons age 18+ in quarters 2 through 4.
- 1989: Sample persons age 18+.
- 1987-1989 : SUPP1WT