Codes and Frequencies
For persons who have ever had arthritis or rheumatism in the past 12 months and who are currently taking at least four prescribed medicines for their arthritis, ARTHRECSUM is a recoded variable that reports the number of prescribed medicines that the person is taking for his or her arthritis. ARTHRECSUM was constructed based on ARTHPRESNOW1, ARTHPRESNOW2, ARTHPRESNOW3, and ARTHPRESNOW4.
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- 1969: Persons who had arthritis or rheumatism in the past 12 months.
- 1969 : PERWEIGHT