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Now taking medication for other heart trouble

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For persons ages 18 and older with confirmed diabetes who have ever been diagnosed with heart trouble other than angina, HEARTMEDS reports whether the person is now taking any medication for the heart trouble.

This variable is included in the 1989 Diabetes supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


There are no comparability issues with this variable.


  • 1989: Persons age 18+ with confirmed diabetes who has ever been diagnosed with heart problems other than angina.


  • 1989