Codes and Frequencies
For persons who mentioned that they had personality disorder in the past 12 months and who saw a doctor or other health professional but was never given a diagnosis of personality disorder by their doctor, CMIPERDSPEC reports if the health professional has ever used another technical or specific name to refer to the person's personality disorder.
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 personality disorder in the past 12 months and saw doctor or other health professional but health professional never gave a diagnosis of personality disorder
- 1989 : PERWEIGHT