Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons under age 18, OPMUSCEV reports if the person has ever had an operation on the musculoskeletal system. This includes operations on the facial bones and joints; incision, excision, and division of other bones; other operations on bones; reduction of fracture and dislocation; incision and excision of joint structures; repair and plastic operations on joint structures; operations on muscle, tendon and fascia of hand; operations on muscle, tendon and fascia other than of the hand; and procedures other than those listed here.
This explicitly does NOT include operations on the following: accessory sinuses; nasal bones; the skull; cartilage of ear; the diaphragm, or muscles of the eye. It also does not include removal or replacement of a cast or split, traction alone for reduction of a fracture, external fixation alone for immobilization of fracture, or internal fixation without reduction of fracture.
- 1981: Sample persons under age 18.
- 1981 : SAMPWEIGHT