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So many things cause cancer, it doesn't matter if you smoke

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For sample persons age 18 and over, SMKRISKNOMTR reports if the person agrees/disagrees that so many things cause cancer that it doesn't really matter if you smoke.

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Apart from changes in the universe, this variable is mostly comparable over time. Slight changes in the survey question and 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