Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 18 and over who were ever diagnosed with one kind of cancer in the past 10 years, or who were diagnosed with more than one kind of cancer, the most recent of which was diagnosed in the past 10 years, and had health insurance which paid for part or all of their treatment, CANHICHANGE reports whether the person's insurance coverage changed in some way due to the cancer. Respondents were handed a card and could indicate one response among the following: the cost increased, the insurance was cancelled, some other change, or no change occurred.
CANHICHANGE was introduced as part of the 1992 cancer supplement, sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. For related variables and more information, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1992: Sample persons age 18+ in quarters 1 and 2 and in 2 weeks in quarter 3 who were ever diagnosed with one kind of cancer and were diagnosed in the past 10 years OR who were diagnosed with more than one kind of cancer and most recent cancer was diagnosed in the past 10 years AND health insurance paid for part or all of their treatment.
- 1992 : SAMPWEIGHT