Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons ages 40 and over who have heard of and had a digital rectal exam because of a health problem (DRXEVYHLTH), DRXEVYOTH reports if that health problem was some problem other than bleeding, blood in stool, bowel trouble, constipation, diverticulitis, hemorrhoids, pain, prostate enlargement, difficulty urinating, or an unrelated medical condition.
Please see parent variable DRXEVYHLTH for other health problems that led to digital rectal exams.
ComparabilityNo information available.
- 1987: Half of sample persons age 40+ (excluded from CAEP supplement) who have heard of a digital rectal exam and have had exam because of a health problem.
- 1987 : SAMPWEIGHT