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How much of a problem with speech in the past 12 months

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For sample adults ages 18 and older who had a speech problem in the past 12 months that lasted for at least a week, VSLSPPROB reports how much of a problem the person had with her/his speech in the past 12 months.

VSLSPPROB is part of the Adult Voice, Speech and Language Supplement. For related variables and more information, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus, or see VSLDIAG, which reports on diagnosis, VSLVDAYS, which reports on the problem duration and extent, and VSLVSLPYR, which reports on treatment.


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  • 2012: Sample adults 18+ with a speech problem in the past 12 months for a week or longer


  • 2012