Codes and Frequencies
For persons who mentioned that they had major depression in the past 12 months (CMIMAJORD = 2) and who saw a doctor or other health professional for their mental disorder(s), CMIMAJDWHEN reports when the doctor or other health professional FIRST diagnosed the person with major depression.
This variable is part of the Mental Health Supplement in 1989 that collects information on the amount and distribution of mental illnesses, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of services people receive. Please use the IPUMS NHIS drop down menu and search functions for related variables.
- 1989: Person who reported major depression in the past 12 months and saw health professional
- 1989 : PERWEIGHT