Codes and Frequencies
For sample females ages 40 and older, BREXAMHEAR reports whether the respondent has ever heard of a breast physical examination. Respondents were told, "A breast physical exam is when the breast is felt for lumps by a doctor or medical assistant."
BREXAMHEAR was first introduced as part of a supplement on cancer control. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1987: Half of female sample persons age 40+ (excluded from CAEP supplement).
- 1987 : SAMPWEIGHT