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RELNOWORK
Not use relaxation technique this year because: Not work before

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Description

For sample adults who had ever used meditation (RELMEDEV) but did not use it during the past 12 months (RELMEDYR), RELNOWORK identifies those who responded, "It didn't work for me before" when asked, "Please tell me the reasons why you have not used meditation in the past 12 months." Respondents could supply more than one reason for not using meditation in the past year.

Other reasons for never using meditation are recorded in the following variables:

Although 16 alternative health modalities were covered in the 2007 alternative health supplement, only in the case of acupuncture (see ACUNOCOST), chiropractic and osteopathic manipulation (see COMNOCOST), meditation, and yoga (see YTQNOCOST) were survey participants who had ever used a method questioned about why they had not used it in the past 12 months.

For more information about the full range of variables related meditation, including definitions, see RELMEDYR.

Comparability

RELNOWORK is only available in 2007.

Universe

  • 2007: Sample adults age 18+ who have not used meditation during the past 12 months.

Availability

  • 2007

Weights

  • No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to RELNOWORK for more information.