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Ever hospitalized overnight for diverticulitis

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For sample persons age 18 and older who ever had diverticulitis and did not say they never saw a doctor for diverticulitis, DIVHOSPEV indicates if she/he has ever been in the hospital overnight for diverticulitis.

This variable is part of the 1989 Digestive Disorders supplement, fielded to provide data on the nature and prevalence of symptoms attributed to disorders of the lower digestive tract in the adult population. The data provide prevalence estimates on certain common digestive disorders and complaints. Please use the IPUMS NHIS search functions or drop-down menus for additional variables that are part of this supplement.


There are no comparability issues with this variable.


  • 1989: Sample persons age 18+ who ever had diverticulitis and who did not say they never saw a doctor for diverticulitis.


  • 1989