BURGNO is a 3-digit-numeric variable.
0: Never or less than 6 times per year
888: 888 (1987: 888+)
996: Not in Universe
998: Unknown-not ascertained
999: Unknown-don't know
For sample adults, BURGNO reports how many times the respondent ate hamburgers, cheeseburgers, or meatloaf, in a specified time period. BURGNO should be used in conjunction with BURGTP, which reports the corresponding time unit stated by the respondent. For information about the portion size, see BURGSIZ.
In 2010, the variable REDMEATMNO was introduced, which reports how many times the respondent ate red meat, such as beef, pork, ham, or sausage.
BURGNO 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.
- 1987: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from CACT supplement).
- 1992: Half of sample persons age 18+ in quarters 1 and 2 and in 2 weeks of quarter 3 (excluded from CACT supplement).
- 1987, 1992
- 1987, 1992 : SAMPWEIGHT