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Minutes in travel time to dental visit 9, past 2 weeks


DENTRAVTIM9 is a three-column variable.

0 = NIU
998 = 998 minutes or more
999 = Unknown


For persons who had at least 9 dental visits in the past two weeks, DENTRAVTIM9 reports how long (in minutes) the person traveled to get to the dentist for the ninth visit.

DENTRAVTIM9 is part of the Dental Care Supplement. Information on travel times for up to 10 visits is available, as well as variables identifying the shortest (DENTRAVTIMIN), longest (DENTRAVTIMAX), and average (DENTRAVTIMEN) travel times. For these and other related variables and more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus, or see DEN2WNO.


There are no comparability issues.


  • 1983: Persons who had 9+ dental visits in the past 2 weeks.


  • 1983