Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 18 and older who had a job in the past two weeks, and who are exposed to harmful substances at their current job and know how substances affect their health, WEXSUBLEMP reports whether she/he learned about how these substances could affect her/his own health from an employer.
This variable was introduced in 1987 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.
- 1987: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from CAEP supplement) who had a job in the past 2 weeks, are exposed to harmful substances at current job, and know how substances affect health.
- 1987 : SAMPWEIGHT