Codes and Frequencies
ALCRISKCIRR is part of a series of questions that sample persons age 18 and over belief whether "heavy alcohol drinking" increases the chances of various conditions. ALCRISKCIRR reports whether the person thought heavy drinking definitely increases, probably increases, probably does not, or definitely does not increase a person's chances of getting cirrhosis of the liver.
Heavy drinking was respondent defined.
ALCRISKCIRR 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; 1990: Sample persons age 18+
- 1985, 1990
- 1985, 1990 : SAMPWEIGHT