Codes and Frequencies
For sample children age 4 to 17 who had been prescribed medication for difficulties with emotions, concentration, behavior or getting along with others in the past 6 months, DIFRXMHPROF indicates whether the medication was first prescribed by a psychiatrist, psychologist or other mental health professional.
DIFRXMHPROF is part of a series of variables initiated in 2010 child mental health service supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 2010-2013: Sample children age 4 to 17 who were prescribed medication in the past 6 months by someone other than a pediatrician or other family doctor.
- 2010-2013 : SAMPWEIGHT