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SIGLGYRR1
Time since last sigmoidoscopy: Grouped year recode 1 (2000 method)

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Description

For sample adults aged 40 years and older who ever had a sigmoidoscopy (SIGEV), SIGLGYRR1 is a recoded variable that reports the time since the respondent's most recent sigmoidoscopy using the same method as the 2000 survey. SIGLGYRR2 is a similar variable using method as the 2005 survey.

 

This recoded variable is based on the following variables:

SIGLNOTime since last sigmoidoscopy: units
SIGLTPTime since last sigmoidoscopy: time period
SIGLDMOCalendar month of last sigmoidoscopy
SIGLDYRYear of last sigmoidoscopy
SIGLESTYTime since last sigmoidoscopy: grouped year estimate

The Cancer Layout file notes that, "This is a time category recode for the time since the most recent sigmoidoscopy. This variable uses the same information collected in 2000 and 2003, and the same estimation method used in 2000."

For more information, please see SIGEV.

Comparability

There are no comparability issues.

Universe

  • 2010; 2013; 2015: Sample adults age 40+ who have had a Sigmoidoscopy.

Availability

  • 2010, 2013, 2015

Weights