Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons under age 18 who used skin ointments other than topical steroids in the past 2 weeks (MOINT2W), MOINT2WFREQ reports the frequency the person took or used the medication during the past 3 months. MOINT2WFREQ is part of the "Medicine Use" section of the 1981 Child Health Supplement.
For those who respond "yes" to MOINT2W, the following information is also collected:
- The main health problem the respondent used the skin ointment for (MOINT2WPROB),
- Whether the respondent obtained the skin ointment via prescription (MOINT2WRX), and
- Whether a doctor recommended the use of the skin ointment (MOINT2WDREC)
For a complete list of the medicines asked about in the Medicine Use section, please see MALL2W.
- 1981: Sample persons under age 18 who used other skin ointments in past two weeks (MOINT2W).
- 1981 : SAMPWEIGHT