Codes and Frequencies
For persons who reported at least one foot problem during the past 12 months, who still have the problem, and who got medical care for their foot problem during the past 12 months, PODTROPROF indicates whether the person reported seeing another type of health professional, besides a podiatrist, an orthopedic specialist or surgeon, an osteopath, a physical therapist, or another type of medical doctor for their foot problem.
PODTROPROF was introduced in 1990 as part of the NHIS Podiatry Supplement. 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.
- 1990: Persons with at least one reported foot problem during the past 12 months, who still have the problem, who considered getting professional care for the problem, and who got medical care for the foot problems in the past 12 months.
- 1990 : PERWEIGHT