Codes and Frequencies
For sample children under age 18, COLDYR reports responses to the question, "During the past 12 months, has [sample child] had ... Head or chest cold?"
This variable is only available in 2007.
For 1998 forward, COLD2WK indicates whether sample adults and sample children had a head or chest cold that started during the past 2 weeks. In 1999, sample adults who had an affirmative response in COLD2WK were asked a follow-up question about whether they had seen a doctor for this condition (COLDMD2WK).
- 2007: Sample children under age 18.
- 2007 : SAMPWEIGHT