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Know number of local poison control center

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For sample persons age 18 and over who have at least one child under 10 in their family and had heard of poison control centers (POISCENHEAR), POISCENNO reports if the person knew the telephone number for the local poison control center. Poison control centers are places that provide free information or consultation in the event of a poison emergency.
POISCENNO is part of the Health Promotion and Child Safety Supplement. For related variables and more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


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  • 1985; 1990: Sample persons age 18+ who have child(ren) under 10 in family and have heard of poison control center.


  • 1985, 1990