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Ever refilled prescriptions on Internet

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PCRXFILLEV indicates whether respondents ever refilled a prescription on the Internet. The related variable PCRXFILLYR indicates whether respondents refilled a prescription on the Internet during the past 12 months.

As part of the Health Information Technology (HIT) supplement, PCRXFILLEV is one of ten variables on the use of computers to access health information and services. As the 2009 Survey Description points out, the NHIS for that year was the first nationally representative household survey to collect data on the use of the Internet "for health information and medical communication."

For more information on the HIT supplement and a list of all ten questions, see PCLOOKHELEV.


PCRXFILLEV is only available for 2009.


  • 2009: Sample adults age 18+.


  • 2009