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ASTHATAKYR
Had asthma attack/episode, past 12 months

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Description

For sample adults and sample children who were ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma (ASTHMAEV), ASTHATAKYR identifies those who had an asthma attack/episode during the past 12 months.

Those who responded affirmatively to ASTHATAKYR were asked a follow-up question about whether they "had to visit an emergency room or urgent care center because of asthma" during the past 12 months (ASTHERYR).

Other asthma-related questions were periodically included in the survey; see ASTHMAEV for a summary of these variables currently in the IPUMS NHIS.

Comparability

This variable is completely comparable over time.

Universe

  • 1997-2018: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children under age 18 who were ever told they had asthma.

Availability

  • 1997-2018

Weights