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Got other skin ointments via prescription

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For sample persons under age 18 who used skin ointments other than topical steroids in the past 2 weeks (MOINT2W), MOINT2WRX reports if the person got a prescription from a doctor for them to take or use the medication.

Related Variables about Skin Ointment Use 

For those who respond "yes" to MOINT2W, the following information is collected:

  • The main health problem the respondent used the skin ointment for (MOINT2WPROB),
  • Whether a doctor recommended the use of a skin ointment (MOINT2WDREC), and
  • How often the respondent used the skin ointment in the past 3 months (MOINT2WFREQ)

For a complete list of the medicines asked about in the Medicine Use section, please see MALL2W.


There are no comparability issues.


  • 1981: Sample persons under age 18 who used other skin ointments in past two weeks (MOINT2W).


  • 1981