Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults in 2002 and 2012 who have seen a practitioner for massage during the past 12 months (MASYR) and sample children in 2012, MASINSURE indicates whether any of the costs of using massage were covered by insurance.
Massage therapy was one of many alternative health treatment modalities included in the 2002 and 2012 Complementary and Alternative Health Supplements. If sample respondents gave a positive response to MASINSURE, they were asked a series of follow-up questions. Please use the IPUMS NHIS drop-down menus and search function to learn more about these variables.
- 2002: Sample adults age 18+ who have seen a practitioner for massage during the past 12 months.
- 2012: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children between the ages of 4 and 17 who have seen a practitioner for massage during the past 12 months .
- 2002, 2012
- 2002 : SAMPWEIGHT
- 2012 : SUPP4WT