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AYUSINTER
Used ayurveda because: Interesting to try

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Description

For sample adults who had seen a practitioner for ayurveda during the past 12 months (AYUYR) and had used ayurveda for a specific health problem or condition (AYUTREAT), AYUSINTER indicates whether they had used ayurveda because "you thought it would be interesting to try."

Other reasons for using ayurveda that were recorded by the survey, and the associated IPUMS NHIS variables, are:

  • AYUSHCREC (Health care provider recommended)
  • AYUSCOMBO (Helps combined w. conventional med)

For information about the full range of variables related to ayurveda, including definitions, see AYUYR.

Comparability

AYUSINTER is only available in 2002.

Universe

  • 2002: Sample adults age 18+ who have seen a practitioner for ayurveda during the past 12 months and have used ayurveda for a specific health problem or condition.

Availability

  • 2002

Weights

  • No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to AYUSINTER for more information.