Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons under age 18 who took asthma or allergy medicines in the past 2 weeks (MALL2W), MALL2WRX reports if the person got a prescription from a doctor for them to take or use the medication. MALL2WRX is part of the "Medicine Use" section of the 1981 Child Health Supplement.
For those who respond "yes" to MALL2W, the following information is collected:
- The main health problem the respondent used the asthma or allergy medicine for (MALL2WPROB),
- Whether a doctor recommended the use of asthma or allergy medicine (MALL2WDREC), and
- How often the respondent used the asthma or allergy medicine in the past 3 months (MALL2WFREQ)
For a complete list of the medicines asked about in the Medicine Use section, please see MALL2W.
- 1981: Sample persons under age 18 who took asthma or allergy medicines in the past 2 weeks (MALL2W
- 1981 : SAMPWEIGHT