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Ever had polycystic kidney disease

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For sample persons ages 18 and older who do not have confirmed diabetes and ever had kidney disease other than kidney stones or bladder infection, PKDEV reports if the person ever had polycystic kidney disease.

This question is complementary to DIAPKDEV, which was asked of adults who have confirmed diabetes.

This variable is included in the 1989 Diabetes supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


There are no comparability issues with this variable.


  • 1989: Sample persons age 18+ who do not have confirmed diabetes and have ever had kidney disease.


  • 1989