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1987
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These next questions are about cancer risks.

Hand Card R1, read categories if telephone interview.

CARD R1

Stress
Inherited make-up or heredity
Exposure to X-Rays
Poor eating practices
Using chewing tobacco, snuff, pipes, or cigars
Air pollution
Some cloth dyes
Exposure to toxic waste dumps
Exposure to toxic substances on the job
Exposure to people with cancer
Excessive drinking of alcoholic beverages
Exposure to the sun
Cigarette smoking
Exposure to nuclear waste
Some strong soaps and detergents
Viruses
Some medicines
Medical procedures using radiation

1a. Which of these things do you think increases a person's chances of getting cancer?
Mark all mentioned in first column, do not probe.

1 [] Stress
1 [] Inherited make-up or heredity
1 [] Exposure to X-Rays
1 [] Poor eating practices
1 [] Using chewing tobacco, snuff, pipes, or cigars
1 [] Air pollution
1 [] Some cloth dyes
1 [] Exposure to toxic waste dumps
1 [] Exposure to toxic substances on the job
1 [] Exposure to people with cancer
1 [] Excessive drinking of alcoholic beverages
1 [] Exposure to the sun
1 [] Cigarette smoking
1 [] Exposure to nuclear waste
1 [] Some strong soaps and detergents
1 [] Viruses
1 [] Some medicines
1 [] Medical procedures using radiation
1 [] DK