Codes and Frequencies
For sample females who have had a breast physical exam in the past three years because of a specific health or breast problem, BREXWHYSWELL reports whether the problem that led to the exam was swelling.
BREXWHYSWELL 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) who have ever heard of a breast physical exam and have ever had a breast physical exam and had last exam in the pst 3 years because of a health problem.
- 1992: Half of female sample persons age 30+ in quarters 1 and 2 and in 2 weeks of quarter 3 (excluded from CAEP supplement) who have ever had a breast physical exam, whose most recent exam was in the past 3 years, and whose main reason for last exam was because of a specific breast problem.
- 1987, 1992
- 1987, 1992 : SAMPWEIGHT