Codes and Frequencies
For persons with disabilities age 3 and older who are not currently receiving any physical therapy services, PTHERNEEDS reports whether the person needs physical therapy.
PTHERNEEDS was first introduced in 1977 as part of a supplement on disability. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function or drop-down menus.
- 1977: Disabled persons age 3+ who did not receive physical therapy in the past 12 months or who received physical therapy in the past 12 months but are not receiving it now.
- 1977 : PERWEIGHT