Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 18 and older who are currently employed or were employed at some point in the past 12 months, WEXCHEMSKIN reports whether, in the past 12 months, she/he regularly handled or was in skin contact with chemical products or substances at work twice a week or more. Chemical products include cleaning agents, bleach, solvents, formaldehyde, oils or cutting fluids, paints or coatings, sealants, glues or adhesives, etc.
This variable was introduced in 2010 as part of a series of variables with information on occupational safety and health. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 2010: Sample adults age 18+ years who are currently employed or were employed at some point in the past 12 months.
- 2010 : SAMPWEIGHT