Codes and Frequencies
For female sample adults aged 18 and over years, PAPHAD1YR indicates if the respondent had a Pap smear or Pap test in the past 12 months.
A Pap smear or Pap test is a routine test for women in which the doctor examines the cervix, takes a cell sample from the cervix with a small stick or brush, and sends it to the lab.
In the past 12 months, other tests mentioned are:
- Blood pressure
- Blood cholesterol
- Fasting test for high blood sugar/diabetes
- Test for colon cancer
This variable can be used to monitor the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
- 1991: Female sample persons age 18+.
- 2011-2017: Female sample adults age 18+.
- 1991, 2011-2017
- 1991, 2011-2017 : SAMPWEIGHT