Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults who had ever heard of genetic testing for cancer risk (GENTCANHR), and who had ever had a genetic test to determine the risk of developing cancer in the future (GENTCANEV), GENSTUDY indicates whether the genetic test was done as part of a research study.
GENSTUDY was included in a section of the 2000 Cancer Control Module dedicated to questions on genetic testing. Interviewers began this part of the survey by reading the following statement:
The 2000 Field Representative's Manual defines genetic testing as:
- 2000: Sample adults age 18+ who have had genetic testing for cancer risk.
- 2000 : SAMPWEIGHT