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Person who first suggested PSA test

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For male sample adults aged 40 years or older who ever had a PSA test (PSAEV), PSASUGG reports the person who first suggested that the respondent undergo PSA testing.

For more information on variables covering PSA testing, please see PSAEV.


Prior to 2019, this variable is completely comparable over time. The NHIS questionnaire was substantially redesigned in 2019 to introduce a different data collection structure and new content. For more information on changes in terminology, universes, and data collection methods beginning in 2019, please see the user note.


  • 2000; 2015; 2018: Male sample adults age 40+ who ever had a PSA test.
  • 2019; 2021: Male sample adults age 40+ who ever had a PSA test (PSAEV).


  • 2000, 2015, 2018-2019, 2021