Data Cart

Your data extract

0 variables
0 samples
View Cart
Things increasing mouth cancer risk: Tobacco use

Codes and Frequencies

Can't find the category you are looking for? Try the Detailed codes


For sample persons age 18 and over, CANMOTOBAC reports if the person thought tobacco use in any form increased one's risk of mouth or lip cancer. Persons could respond in categories of: probably increases, definitely increases, probably does not increase, or definitely does not increase the risk. Persons could also report they don't know.

Related variables: persons were also asked if the following reasons increased one's risk of cancer:

  • CANMOBITE, frequently biting one's cheek or lip

CANMOTOBAC was introduced as part of the 1990 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Supplement. For related variables and more information, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


This variable has no comparability issues.


  • 1990: Sample persons age 18+.


  • 1990