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Wheezing disturbs sleep, past 12 months

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For sample adults and sample children who had wheezing or whistling in their chest during the past 12 months (WHEZYR), WHEZSLEEP identifies those whose sleep had been disturbed due to wheezing or whistling in the past 12 months.

Those who answered affirmatively to WHEZSLEEP were asked a follow-up question about how often per week, on average, their sleep was disturbed by wheezing (WHEZSLEEPNO).

Other variables based on follow-up questions to those who answered affirmatively to WHEZYR include:

  • Chest sounds wheezy after exercise (WHEZEXER)

  • Number doctor/hospital ER visits for wheezing (WHEZVISITNO)

  • Days missed due to wheezing (WHEZDAYR)


This variable is only available in 1999.


  • 1999: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children under age 18 who had wheezing/whistling in chest during past 12 months.


  • 1999