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Foot injury status

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For persons who reported having a foot injury such as a sprain, strain, fracture, or dislocation of the foot during the past 12 months, PODCINJURYST indicates whether the person still has the foot injury, whether the problem has gone away, or whether the status of the problem is unknown.

PODCINJURYST is part of the NHIS Podiatry Supplement, introduced in 1990. The purpose of this supplement is to obtain current data concerning problems with the feet, access to foot care, and the amount, frequency, and type of foot care obtained. For related variables and more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


There are no comparability issues.


  • 1990: Persons who had problem with foot injury in the past 12 months.


  • 1990