Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 18 and older in 1988 and 1989, and, in 1987, sample persons 18 and older who reported when they last saw, heard, or read something about AIDS or ever heard of AIDS, AIDKISS indicates how likely the person thinks it is that a person will get AIDS, or the AIDS virus, from kissing - with exchange of saliva - a person who has the AIDS virus.
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