WATEMPSCALD is a 3-digit-numeric variable.
0: Not in Universe
995: 995+ times
998: Unknown-not ascertained
999: Unknown-don't know
For sample persons age 18 and over, WATEMPSCALD reports whether the person knew at what temperature water will scald a person.
WATEMPSCALD was part of the Health Prevention and Disease Promotion supplement periodically included in the NHIS which helped measure national goals towards the Healthy People Initiative of the U.S. Surgeon General. Please use the IPUMS NHIS drop down menu and search functions for related variables.
- 1985; 1990: Sample persons age 18+ .
- 1985, 1990
- 1985, 1990 : SAMPWEIGHT