PBSAGE is a 2-digit numeric variable.
00: Not in Universe
98: Unknown - not ascertained
99: Unknown - don't know/refused
For sample persons ages 18 and older who do not have confirmed diabetes who ever had painful bladder syndrome or interstitial cystitis, PBSAGE reports the age the person was when first told that he or she had the condition.
This question is complementary to DIAPBSAGE, which was asked of adults who have confirmed diabetes and ever had painful bladder syndrome or interstitial cystitis.
This variable is included in the 1989 Diabetes supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1989: Sample persons age 18+ who do not have confirmed diabetes and have ever been diagnosed with painful bladder syndrome or interstitial cystitis.
- 1989 : PERWEIGHT