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Frequency eating chicken stew, past year: Number of units


STEWCNO is a 3-digit-numeric variable.

0: Never or less than 6 times per year
995: 995+ times
996: Not in Universe
997: Unknown-refused
998: Unknown-not ascertained
999: Unknown-don't know


For sample adults ages 18 and older, STEWCNO reports the frequency with which the respondent ate chicken stew or chicken pot pie in the past year. STEWCNO should be used in conjunction with STEWCTP, which reports the corresponding time unit stated by the respondent. Researchers may also want to use STEWCSIZ, which reports the corresponding portion size.

STEWCNO is part of a series of variables initiated in 1987 related to food, food knowledge, and cancer. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


There are no comparability issues with this variable.


  • 1992: Half of sample persons age 18+ in quarters 1 and 2 and 2 weeks of quarter 3 (excluded from CACT supplement).


  • 1992