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WEXRECODE
Work exposure recode

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Description

For sample persons ages 18 and older who were employed in the last two weeks, WEXRECODE is a recoded variable that reports whether in the present job, the person is exposed to any substances or conditions that could endanger her/his health. See the Codes tab for response categories.

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.

Comparability

This variable has no comparability issues.

Universe

  • 1985: Sample persons age 18+ who were employed in the past 2 weeks.

Availability

  • 1985

Weights