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Weight now compared to 1 year ago

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For sample persons ages 18 and older who do not have confirmed diabetes, WTCHGYR reports whether the person now weighs more, less, or about the same as a year ago.

This question is complementary to DIAWTCHGYR, which was asked of adults who have confirmed diabetes.

This variable is included in the 1989 Diabetes supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


There are no comparability issues with this variable.


  • 1989: Sample persons age 18+ who do not have confirmed diabetes.


  • 1989