Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 18 and over, SMKRISKLUNG reports if the person agrees/disagrees that most deaths from lung cancer are caused by cigarette smoking.
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Apart from changes in the universe, this variable is mostly comparable over time. Slight changes in the response categories may also affect comparability. Changes in survey design (e.g., quarters in which the supplement was collected) may affect raw frequencies. As always, data users should use the prescribed IHIS weights.
- 1987: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from CAEP supplement).
- 1992: Half of sample persons age 18+ in quarters 1 and 2, and in 2 weeks of quarter 3 (excluded from CAEP supplement).
- 1987, 1992
- 1987, 1992 : SAMPWEIGHT