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Health information at work: Recode whether available

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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, WHIRECODE is a recoded variable that reports whether any educational materials or programs were made available to employees at the person's workplace. To see whether persons participated in this educational programming, refer to WHIUSRECODE.

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