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True/False: AZT can delay symptoms of AIDS

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For sample persons age 18 and older who have ever heard of AZT, AZTSLOW indicates if the person believes the statement "AZT can delay or slow down the symptoms of AIDS virus infection" to be true or false.

This variable is part of the NHIS supplement on AIDS knowledge and attitudes. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


Changes in survey design (e.g., quarters in which the supplement was collected) may affect raw frequencies, but do not affect comparability of the variable. As always, data users should use the prescribed IPUMS NHIS weights.


  • 1991: Sample persons age 18+ who have ever heard of AZT.
  • 1992: Half of sample persons age 18+ who have ever heard of AZT.


  • 1991-1992