BISCNO is a 3-digit-numeric variable.
0: Never or less than 6 times per year
996: Not in Universe
998: Unknown-not ascertained
999: Unknown-don't know
For sample adults, BISCNO reports how many times the respondent ate biscuits or muffins in a specified time period. BISCNO should be used in conjunction with BISCTP, which reports the corresponding time unit stated by the respondent. For information about the portion size, see BISCSIZ.
BISCNO is part of a series of variables initiated in 1987 related to food, food knowledge, and cancer. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1992: Half of sample adults age 18+ in quarters 1 and 2 and in 2 weeks of quarter 3 (excluded from CACT supplement).
- 1992 : SAMPWEIGHT