URCHEK6MO is a 2-digit numeric variable.
95: 95+ times
97: Not in Universe
98: Unknown - not ascertained
99: Unknown - don't know/refused
For persons ages 18 and older with confirmed diabetes, URCHEK6MO reports the number of times a health professional has checked the person's urine for glucose or sugar in the past 6 months. This excludes any times when the person was hospitalized overnight.
This variable is included in the 1989 Diabetes supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1989: Persons age 18+ with confirmed diabetes.
- 1989 : PERWEIGHT