Used vitamins and minerals in past 2 weeks
Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons under age 18, MVIT2W reports if the person took or used any vitamins or minerals during the past 2 weeks.
MVIT2W is part of the 1981 Child Health Supplement. For more information and related variables about child medication intake, please see MALL2W.
Related Variables about Vitamin Use
- The main health problem the respondent used the vitamin for (MVIT2WPROB),
- Whether the respondent obtained the vitamin via prescription (MVIT2WRX),
- Whether a doctor recommended the use of the vitamin (MVIT2WDREC), and
- How often the respondent used the vitamin in the past 3 months (MVIT2WFREQ)
- 1981: Sample persons under age 18.
- 1981 : SAMPWEIGHT