Codes and Frequencies
For sample female adults younger than 40, BREXHEARLT40 reports whether they have ever heard of a breast physical exam. Respondents were told, "A breast physical exam is when the breast is felt for lumps by a doctor or medical assistant."
BREXHEARLT40 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 under age 40 (excluded from CAEP supplement).
- 1987 : SAMPWEIGHT