Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults who believe diet can reduce the risk of developing major diseases, FOODSHLESS2 reports the second food item the respondent mentioned that should be eaten less to help prevent cancer.
FOODSHLESS2 is part of a series of variables initiated in 1987 related to food, food knowledge, and cancer. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus or see DIETCHANGEV.
- 1987: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from CAEP supplement) who agree that diet can reduce risk of disease/unknown if agree with statements and think cancer is related to diet/probably/maybe/could be related to cancer (and mentioned more than one food).
- 1987 : SAMPWEIGHT