Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults and sample children ages 2-17, DENVIS2W indicates whether the person visited a dentist in the past two weeks.
DENVIS2W has appeared periodically since 1983 as part of the Dental Supplement. For related variables and more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus, or see DEN2WNO, which reports the number of dental visits in the past two weeks.
- 1983; 1986; 1989: Persons age 2+.
- 1999: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children age 2-17 who have seen or talked to a dentist in the past 12 months.
- 1983, 1986, 1989, 1999