AIDHEARD is a 4-digit-numeric variable.
0: Not in Universe
9996: Never heard of AIDS
9998: Unknown-not ascertained
9999: Unknown-don't know
For sample persons age 18 and older, AIDHEARD reports the number of days since the person last saw, heard, or read something about AIDS.
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.
- 1987 : SUPP1WT