Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons aged 55 and older who have ever been a resident or patient in a nursing home, NURHOMDISCYR reports the year when the respondent was last discharged from a nursing home. Researchers may wish to use this in conjunction with NURHOMDISCMO, which reports the corresponding calendar month.
This variable was first introduced in 1984 as part of the Study on Aging supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1984: Sample persons age 55+ who have ever been a resident or patient in a nursing home.
- 1984 : SAMPWEIGHT