DBCLASHRS is a 3-digit numeric variable.
000: Less than one hour
995: 995+ hours
997: Not in Universe
998: Unknown - not ascertained
999: Unknown - don't know/refused
For persons ages 18 and older who have confirmed diabetes and have taken a class on how to manage their own diabetes, DBCLASHRS reports the number of hours of instruction the person received on how to manage their diabetes.
This variable is included in the 1989 Diabetes supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1989: Persons age 18+ with confirmed diabetes who have taken a diabetes management class.
- 1989 : PERWEIGHT