Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults and sample children who had wheezing or whistling in their chest during the past 12 months (WHEZYR), WHEZEXER identifies those whose chest sounded wheezy during or after exercise or physical activity during the past 12 months.
Other variables based on follow-up questions to those who answered affirmatively to WHEZYR include:
- Number wheezing attacks (WHEZATAKNO)
- Wheezing disturbs sleep (WHEZSLEEP)
- Times per week wheezing disturbed sleep (WHEZSLEEPNO)
- Wheezing ever limits speech (WHEZBARTALK)
- Number doctor/hospital ER visits for wheezing (WHEZVISITNO)
- How much wheezing limited activity (WHEZLIMITACT)
- Days missed due to wheezing (WHEZDAYR)
- 1999: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children under age 18 who had wheezing/whistling in chest during past 12 months.
- 1999 : SAMPWEIGHT