Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age18 and over who were ever diagnosed with cancer, CANHIDENY reports if the person was denied health insurance or life insurance coverage because of cancer.
CANHIDENY was first introduced as part of the 1992 and 2010 cancer supplements. 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 of 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.
- 2010: Sample adults 18+ who were ever told they had cancer.
- 1992, 2010
- 1992, 2010 : SAMPWEIGHT