Codes and Frequencies
For sample females ages 40 and older, BREXAMR is a recoded variable reporting whether the respondent has ever had a breast physical exam. "No" responses include those who have not had a breast physical exam and those who have never heard of a breast physical exam.
BREXAMR 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