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Length of time with child condition 5

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For sample children under age 18 who have at least five specific listed health conditions, KIDCTIM5 is a recoded variable, which reports how long the child has had the fifth condition listed. For details on the fifth condition, see KIDC5.

KIDCTIM5 was introduced in 1981 as part of the Child Health Supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function or drop-down menus.


There are no comparability issues with this variable.


  • 1981: Sample persons under age 18 with 5 or more listed health conditions.


  • 1981