Codes and Frequencies
For persons who have ever had arthritis or rheumatism in the past 12 months and who had stiffness in their joints when they just got out of bed, ARTHSTIFFT reports the time when the stiffness goes away.
Users should combine ARTHSTIFFT with ARTHSTIFFTP to indicate if the time when the stiffness goes away is ante meridiem (A.M.) or post meridiem (P.M).
Please use the IPUMS NHIS drop down menu and search functions for related variables.
- 1969: Persons who had arthritis or rheumatism and who had stiffness in joints when first getting out of bed in the morning in the past 12 months.
- 1969 : PERWEIGHT