Codes and Frequencies
ALCRISKARTH was part of a series of questions that assessed sample persons age 18 and over beliefs that "heavy alcohol drinking" increased the chances of various conditions. Sample persons were asked, "Tell me if you think HEAVY ALCOHOL DRINKING definitely increases, probably increases, probably does not, or definitely does not increase a person's chances of getting the following problems: arthritis?"
Heavy drinking was respondent defined.
ALCRISKARTH was part of a supplement on Health Prevention and Disease Promotion periodically included in the NHIS which helped measure national goals towards the Health People Initiative of the U.S. Surgeon General. Please use the IPUMS NHIS drop down menu and search functions for related variables.
- 1985: Sample persons age 18 to 44.
- 1985 : SAMPWEIGHT