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Has a doctor or other health professional given a technical or specific name for condition, other than senility

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For persons who mentioned that they had senility in the past 12 months and who saw a doctor or other health professional for their mental disorder(s) but was never given a diagnosis of senility by their doctor, CMISENISPEC reports if the health professional has ever used another technical or specific name to refer to the person's senility.

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.


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  • 1989: Person who reported senility in the past 12 months and saw doctor or other health professional but health professional never gave a diagnosis of senility


  • 1989