Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults ages 18 and older who were employed in the past two weeks (one week in 1998) by a private company or by federal, state, or local government, and who worked at a location or facility that had at least 50 employees, WHIACCID reports whether any educational materials or programs were made available to employees at the persons' workplace about preventing off-the-job accidents. To see whether persons participated in this educational programming, refer to WHIACCIDUS.
WHIACCID was first introduced in 1994 as part of a series of questions on health information at work. Other health education topics asked about included:
- Weight control,
- Nutrition information,
- Prenatal education,
- Stress reduction and management,
- Alcohol and other drugs,
- Sexually transmitted diseases (including HIV or AIDS),
- Job hazards and injury prevention,
- Back care and back injury prevention, and
- Other topics not listed above.
If the person indicated that any kind of health education programming was available at his or her workplace, the interviewer asked if he or she participated in any workplace education on any of the topics listed above.
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- 1994: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from AIDS supplement) who were employed in the past 2 weeks for a private company or for federal, state, or local government and who worked at a location or facility that had 50+ employees.
- 1998: Sample adults age 18+ who were employed last week for a private company or for federal, state, or local government and who worked at a location or facility that had 50+ employees.
- 1994, 1998