Codes and Frequencies
For all injury episodes that reportedly occurred during the past 3 months and were caused by a fall, IRFALLWHY reports what caused the person to fall.
IRFALLWHY is an injury-level variable.
IRFALLWHY is part of a series of variables initiated in 1997 that systematically report persons' injuries and poisonings, the cause, what the person was doing while sustaining the injury or poisoning, and where she/he was at the time of the injury or poisoning. For related variables and additional information, please see the User note on Injuries and Poisonings or use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1997-2013; 2014 2015 2016 2017: All injuries due to a fall.
- 1997-2017 : PERWEIGHT