Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 17 and over who have ever been told by a doctor that they had high blood pressure or hypertension, HYPTOLDTP reports the time (months or years) since he or she was first told he or she had hypertension by a doctor. HYPTOLDTP should be used in conjunction with HYPTOLDNO, which reports the corresponding number of units.
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