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Food 1 should eat more of (believe cancer related to diet)

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For sample adults who believe diet can reduce the risk of developing major diseases, FOODSHMORE1 reports the first food item the respondent mentioned that should be eaten more to help prevent cancer.

FOODSHMORE1 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.


Changes in survey design (e.g., quarters in which the supplement was collected) may affect raw frequencies, but do not affect comparability of the variable. As always, data users should use the prescribed IHIS weights.


  • 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.


  • 1987