Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 18 and older who were ever told by a doctor that she/he had hemorrhoids, HEMSURGEV indicates if she/he ever had surgery in a doctor's office, clinic, or hospital for his/her hemorrhoids.
This variable is part of the 1989 Digestive Disorders supplement, fielded to provide data on the nature and prevalence of symptoms attributed to disorders of the lower digestive tract in the adult population. The data provide prevalence estimates on certain common digestive disorders and complaints. Please use the IPUMS NHIS search functions or drop-down menus for additional variables that are part of this supplement.
- 1989: Sample persons age 18+ who were ever told by a doctor that they had hemorrhoids.
- 1989 : SUPP2WT