Codes and Frequencies
For persons with a completed assistive devises questionnaire, NEEDEVICE reports whether she/he needs any special equipment, such as a brace, aid for getting around, hearing devices, vision devices, or artificial limbs, but does not have it.
NEEDEVICE was first introduced in 1990 as part of a supplement on assistive devices. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function or drop-down menus.
- 1990: Persons with a completed assistive devices questionnaire.
- 1990 : SUPP2WT