Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults and children in 2012 whose have seen a practitioner for special diets in the past 12 months, DITBOOK reports whether they bought a self-help book or other materials such as a DVD, CD, or video to learn about special diets. For sample children, DITBOOK reports whether a family member bought a self-help book or other materials to learn about the sample child's use of special diets.
Special diets were one of many alternative health treatment modalities included in the Alternative Health Supplements.
Additional information about the use of special diets was collected for respondents who reported using special diets in the past 12 months, including variables on frequency and cost of use. Please use the IPUMS NHIS drop-down menus and search function to explore these variables.
- 2012: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children of ages 4-17 who have used special diets in the past 12 months.
- 2012 : SUPP4WT