Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons ages 18 and older who have at least one biological child who was diagnosed by a doctor as having cancer for which the sample person gave a valid cancer code and the first child with cancer is known to be dead, CH1AGED reports the age at which the first child died. Please use drop down menus for related variables.
NHIS released versions of this variable for up to five biological children who were ever diagnosed with cancer, but there were no in-universe responses for three, four, or five children with cancer. As such, these variables are not included in IPUMS NHIS.
- 1987: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from CACT) who have at least 1 child (or an unknown number of children), for whom any children have been diagnosed with cancer, and whose first child reported as having known cancer has a valid cancer code and had died.
- 1987 : SAMPWEIGHT