ASTHROUTNO is a 3-digit numeric variable. Sample adults and children could respond on a continuous scale to 365. In 2018, sample adults were top-coded at 20, and sample children were top-coded at 8. Missing value codes are as follows:
997: Unknown - Refused
998: Unknown - Not ascertained
999: Unknown - Don't know
For sample adults and sample children who still have asthma or who had asthma episode/attack in past 12 months, ASTHROUTNO reports the number of times he or she saw a doctor/other health professional for a routine asthma checkup during the past 12 months. ASTHROUTNO does not include emergency room visits, visits to urgent care centers, or other visits for acute care for an asthma episode or attack. See the Comparability tab for a discussion of the change in universe.
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- 2013, 2018: Sample adults 18+ and children 18 who still have asthma or who had asthma episode/attack in past 12 months episode/attack in past 12 months
- 2013, 2018
- 2013, 2018 : SAMPWEIGHT