Codes and Frequencies
For sample female adults who have ever taken estrogen and progestin AND who were ages 18-39, not pregnant, and had a menstrual period in the past three months that was less regular or lighter than a year ago OR who were ages 40-49 and not pregnant OR who were ages 50 and older, PROGESTP reports the time period (e.g., days, weeks, months, or years) for which the respondent reported taking progestin. This variable should be used in conjunction with PROGESNO, which reports the corresponding number of time units.
PROGESTP was first introduced in 1999. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function or drop-down menus.
- 1999: Female sample adults who have ever taken estrogen and progestin and gave a known response for whether they were taking progestin now AND who were age 18-39, not currently pregnant or unknown if pregnant, and had a menstrual period in the past 3 months that was less regular or lighter compared with 12 months ago OR who were age 40-49 and not pregnant or unknown if pregnant OR who were age 50+.
- 1999 : SAMPWEIGHT