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Used relaxation technique for: Coping with having an illness

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For sample adults who had used a relaxation technique during the past 12 months (RELBRETHYR, RELGIMYR, RELMEDYR, RELRELAXYR, RELSTRESYR, or RELSUPYR), RELUSCOPE indicates whether they had used a relaxation technique "to cope with having an illness."

Other reasons for using relaxation techniques that were recorded by the survey, and the associated IPUMS NHIS variables, are:

For information about the full range of variables related to relaxation techniques, including definitions, see RELMEDYR.


RELUSCOPE is only available in 2007.


  • 2007: Sample adults age 18+ who have used a relaxation technique during the past 12 months.


  • 2007