Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons ages 18 and older who were employed in the last two weeks, and who reported to have been exposed to risk of accident or injury on the job, and who identified at least two specific risks or for whom a specific risk was unknown, WEXACC2 reports the second type of accidental/injury risk reported. Persons could report up to ten such risks. See Codes tab for response options. See WEXACC for definitions of "injury" and "accident."
This variable was introduced in 1985 as part of a series of variables on occupational safety and health. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1985: Sample persons age 18+ who were employed in the past 2 weeks, who were exposed to risk of accident or injury on the job, and who identified specific risks or for whom specific risks were unknown.
- 1985 : SAMPWEIGHT