HYPTOLDNO is a 2-digit-numeric variable.
0: Less than 1 month
96: Not in Universe
For sample persons age 17 and over who have ever been told by a doctor that they had high blood pressure or hypertension, HYPTOLDNO reports the number of units for the time since he or she was first told he or she had hypertension by a doctor. HYPTOLDNO should be used in conjunction with HYPTOLDTP, which reports the corresponding time unit (months or years).
Please use the IPUMS NHIS drop down menu and search functions for related variables.
- 1974: Sample persons age 17+ who have ever been told by doctor that they had high blood pressure or hypertension.
- 1974 : SAMPWEIGHT