Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons under age 18 who took tranquilizers or sedatives in the past 2 weeks (MTRAN2W), MTRAN2WRX reports if the person got a prescription from a doctor for them to take or use the medication. MTRAN2WRX is part of the "Medicine Use" section of the 1981 Child Health Supplement.
For those who respond "yes" to MTRAN2W, the following information is collected:
- The main health problem the respondent used the tranquilizer or sedative for (MTRAN2WPROB),
- Whether a doctor recommended the use of a tranquilizer or sedative (MTRAN2WDREC), and
- How often the respondent used the tranquilizer or sedative in the past 3 months (MTRAN2WFREQ)
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 tranquilizers or sedatives in past two weeks (MTRAN2W).
- 1981 : SAMPWEIGHT