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Health information at work: DK or refused

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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, WHIDK reports whether the person did not know or refused to answer whether there is any health education programming at her/his workplace.

WHIDK was first introduced in 1994 as part of a series of questions on health information at work. For a complete list of included workplace health education topics, see WHIACCID. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function or drop-down menus.


There are no comparability issues with this variable.


  • 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.


  • 1994