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Body part affected by first kind of cancer (gt 1 kind)

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For sample persons age 18 and over who were ever diagnosed with cancer and had more than one kind of cancer, CAN1STPART reports the part of the body affected by the first kind of cancer. Users can also refer to the related variables:

CAN1STDIAGDY , the year the person was diagnosed with the first cancer; CAN1STDIAHOW, how the first cancer was first diagnosed; and CAN1STDIAGE, age the first cancer was diagnosed.


There are no comparability issues with this variable.


  • 1992: Sample persons age 18+ in quarters 1 and 2, and in 2 weeks of quarter 3 who were ever diagnosed with cancer and had 2+ kinds of cancer or for whom it was unknonwn how many kinds of cancer they had.


  • 1992