Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons who received eye care at least THREE TIMES in the past year and saw someone other than an ophthalmologist, an optometrist, or an optician, EYEC3MD reports whether the health professional the person saw on her/his third to last eye care visit is a medical doctor.
This variable is part of the Eye Care Supplement, which provides information on eye care in the past year. For related variables and more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1979: Sample persons who received eye care at least three times in the past year and saw someone other than an ophthalmologist, an optometrist, or an optician.
- 1979 : SUPP2WT