Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 18 years and over HEARDCANHOT indicates if the sample person has ever heard of 1-800-4-CANCER hotline.
The field representative's manual defines the 1-800-4-CANCER hotline, The American Cancer Society, The National Cancer Information Service, and The National Cancer Institute as "Private and public agencies concerned with cancer research, treatment, prevention, and/or information dissemination".
In addition to HEARCANHOT sample persons were asked if they have heard of other cancer services. Other cancer services were:
- (HEARDACS) Ever heard of American Cancer Society
- (HEARDCINFO) Ever heard of Cancer Information Service
- (HEARDNCI) Ever heard of National Cancer Institute
- 1992: Half of sample persons age 18+ in quarters 1 and 2, and in 2 weeks of quarter 3 (excluded from CAEP supplement).
- 1992 : SAMPWEIGHT