Proc Contents: NYS 2010 BRFSS Data
CDC Data File 07/26/11

Obs NAME TYPE VARNUM LABEL FORMAT
1 _STATE 1 1 State FIPS code _STATE
2 _GEOSTR 1 2 Geographic stratum code  
3 _DENSTR2 1 3 Household density stratum code SUPPRESF
4 PRECALL 1 4 Pre-call status code PRECALL
5 REPNUM 1 5 Replicate number SUPPRESF
6 REPDEPTH 1 6 Replicate depth SUPPRESF
7 FMONTH 1 7 File month FMONTH
8 IDATE 2 8 Interview date  
9 IMONTH 2 9 Interview month $IMONTH
10 IDAY 2 10 Interview day  
11 IYEAR 2 11 Interview year  
12 DISPCODE 1 12 Final disposition DISPCODF
13 SEQNO 1 13 Annual sequence number  
14 _PSU 1 14 Primary sampling unit  
15 NATTMPTS 1 15 Number of attempts  
16 NRECSEL 1 16 Number of sample records selected from stratum  
17 NRECSTR 1 17 Number of telephone numbers in stratum from which sample was selected  
18 CTELENUM 1 18 Correct telephone number CTELENUM
19 CELLFON 1 19 Cellular telephone CELLFON
20 PVTRESID 1 20 Private residence? PVTRESID
21 NUMADULT 1 21 Number of adults in household  
22 NUMMEN 1 22 Number of adult men in household SUPPRESF
23 NUMWOMEN 1 23 Number of adult women in household SUPPRESF
24 GENHLTH 1 24 Would you say in general your health is GENHLTH
25 PHYSHLTH 1 25 Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury, for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good? PHYSHLTH
26 MENTHLTH 1 26 Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions, for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good? MENTHLTH
27 POORHLTH 1 27 During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work or recreation? POORHLTH
28 HLTHPLAN 1 28 Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs, or government plans such as Medicare? YESNO
29 PERSDOC2 1 29 Do you have one person you think of as your personal doctor or health care provider? PERS2DOC
30 MEDCOST 1 30 Was there a time in the past 12 months when you needed to see a doctor but could not because of cost? YESNO
31 CHECKUP1 1 31 About how long has it been since you last visited a doctor for a routine checkup? A routine checkup is a general physical exam, not an exam for a specific injury, illness, or condition. CHECK1UP
32 QLREST2 1 32 During the past 30 days, for about how many days have you felt you did not get enough sleep? QL2REST
33 EXERANY2 1 33 During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise? YESNO
34 DIABETE2 1 34 Have you ever been told by a doctor that you have diabetes? DIA2BETE
35 LASTDEN3 1 35 How long has it been since you last visited a dentist or a dental clinic for any reason? Include visits to dental specialists, such as orthodontists. LAST3DEN
36 RMVTETH3 1 36 How many of your permanent teeth have been removed because of tooth decay or gum disease? Include teeth lost to infection, but do not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics. RMV3TETH
37 DENCLEAN 1 37 How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or dental hygienist? DENCLEAN
38 CVDINFR4 1 38 Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional every told you that you had any of the following? (Ever told) you had a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction? YESNO
39 CVDCRHD4 1 39 Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional every told you that you had any of the following? (Ever told) you had angina or coronary heart disease? YESNO
40 CVDSTRK3 1 40 Has a doctor, nurse, or other Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional every told you that you had any of the following? (Ever told) you had a stroke? YESNO
41 ASTHMA2 1 41 Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had asthma? YESNO
42 ASTHNOW 1 42 Do you still have asthma? YESNO
43 QLACTLM2 1 43 Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental or emotional problems? YESNO
44 USEEQUIP 1 44 Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane, a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone? YESNO
45 SMOKE100 1 45 Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life? YESNO
46 SMOKDAY2 1 46 Do you now smoke cigarettes every day, some days, or not at all? SMOK2DAY
47 STOPSMK2 1 47 During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking? YESNO
48 LASTSMK1 1 48 How long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly? LAST1SMK
49 USENOW3 1 49 Do you currently use chewing tobacco, snuff, or snus everyday, some days, or not at all? USE3NOW
50 AGE 1 50 What is your age? AGE
51 HISPANC2 1 51 Are you Hispanic or Latino? YESNO
52 MRACE 2 52 Which one or more of the following would you say is your race? $SUPPRF
53 ORACE2 1 53 Which one of these groups would you say best represents your race? O2RACE
54 VETERAN2 1 54 Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military or in a National Guard or military reserve unit? Active duty does not include training for the Reserves or National Guard, but does include activation, VET2ERAN
55 MARITAL 1 55 Are you married, divorced, widowed, separated, never married, or a member of an unmarried couple? MARITAL
56 CHILDREN 1 56 How many children less than 18 years of age live in your household? CHILDREN
57 EDUCA 1 57 What is the highest grade or year of school you completed? EDUCA
58 EMPLOY 1 58 Are you currently employed for wages, self-employed, out of work for more than 1 year, out of work for less than 1 year, a homemaker, a student, retired or unable to work? EMPLOY
59 INCOME2 1 59 Is your annual income from all sources IN2COME
60 WEIGHT2 1 60 About how much do you weigh without shoes? WEIGHT
61 HEIGHT3 1 61 About how tall are you without shoes? HEIGHT
62 CTYCODE 1 62 What county do you live in? CTYCODE
63 ZIPCODE 2 63 What is your ZIP Code where you live? $SUPPRF
64 NUMHHOL2 1 64 Do you have more than one telephone number in your household? Do not include cell phones or numbers that are only used by a computer or fax machine. YESNO
65 NUMPHON2 1 65 How many of these telephone numbers are residential numbers? NUM2PHON
66 TELSERV3 1 66 During the past 12 months, has your household been without landline telephone service for 1 week or more? Do not include interruptions of landline telephone service because of weather or natural disasters. YESNO
67 CPDEMO1 1 67 Do you have a cell phone for personal use? Please include cell phones used for both business and personal use. YESNO
68 CPDEMO2 1 68 Do you share a cell phone for personal use (at least one-third of the time) with other adults? YESNO
69 CPDEMO3 1 69 Do you usually share this cell phone (at least one-third of the time) with any other adults? YESNO
70 CPDEMO4 1 70 Thinking about all the phone calls that you receive on your landline and cell phones, what percent, between 0 and 100, are received on your cell phone? CP4DEMO
71 SEX 1 71 Indicate sex of respondent SEX
72 PREGNANT 1 72 To your knowledge, are you now pregnant? YESNO
73 DRNKANY4 1 73 During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor? YESNO
74 ALCDAY4 1 74 During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage? ALC4DAY
75 AVEDRNK2 1 75 One drink is equivalent to a 12-ounce beer, a 5-ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor. During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average? AVE2DRNK
76 DRNK3GE5 1 76 Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have X [CATI X = 5 for men, X = 4 for women] or more drinks on an occasion? DRNK35GE
77 MAXDRNKS 1 77 During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion? MAXDRNKS
78 FLUSHOT4 1 78 Now I will ask you questions about seasonal flu. A flu shot is an influenza vaccine injected into your arm. During the past 12 months, have you had a seasonal flu shot? YESNO
79 FLSHTMY1 1 79 During what month and year did you receive your most recent seasonal flu shot? FLSHT1MY
80 FLUSPRY3 1 80 The seasonal flu vaccine sprayed in the nose is also called FluMist. During the past 12 months, have you had a seasonal flu vaccine that was sprayed in your nose? YESNO
81 FLSPRMY1 1 81 During what month and year did you receive your most recent seasonal flu vaccine that was sprayed in your nose? FLSPR1MY
82 PNEUVAC3 1 82 A pneumonia shot or pneumococcal vaccine is usually given only once or twice in a person's lifetime and is different from the flu shot. Have you ever had a pneumonia shot? YESNO
83 FALL3MN2 1 83 In the past 3 months, how many times have you fallen? FALL32MN
84 FALLINJ2 1 84 How many of these falls caused an injury? By an injury, we mean the fall caused you to limit your regular activities for at least a day or to go see a doctor. FALL2INJ
85 SEATBELT 1 85 How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car? SEATBELT
86 DRNKDRI2 1 86 During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had perhaps too much to drink? DRNK2DRI
87 HADMAM 1 87 A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram? YESNO
88 HOWLONG 1 88 How long has it been since you had your last mammogram? HOWLONG
89 PROFEXAM 1 89 A clinical breast exam is when a doctor, nurse, or other health professional feels the breasts for lumps. Have you ever had a clinical breast exam? YESNO
90 LENGEXAM 1 90 How long has it been since your last breast exam? LENGEXAM
91 HADPAP2 1 91 A PAP test is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a PAP test? YESNO
92 LASTPAP2 1 92 How long has it been since you had your PAP test? LAST2PAP
93 HADHYST2 1 93 Have you had a hysterectomy? YESNO
94 PSATEST 1 94 A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer. Have you ever had a PSA test? YESNO
95 PSATIME 1 95 How long has it been since you had your last PSA test? PSATIME
96 DIGRECEX 1 96 A digital rectal exam is an exam in which the doctor, nurse, or other health professional places a gloved finger into the rectum to feel the size, shape, and hardness of the prostate gland. Have you ever had a digital rectal exam? YESNO
97 DRETIME 1 97 How long has it been since your last digital rectal exam? DRETIME
98 PROSTATE 1 98 Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer? YESNO
99 BLDSTOOL 1 99 A blood stool test is a test that may use a special kit at home to determine whether the stool contains blood. Have you ever had this test using a home kit? YESNO
100 LSTBLDS3 1 100 How long has it been since you had your last blood stool test using a home kit? LST3BLDS
101 HADSIGM3 1 101 Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which a tube is inserted in the rectum to view the colon for signs of cancer or other health problems. Have you ever had either of these exams? YESNO
102 HADSGCO1 1 102 For a sigmoidoscopy, a flexible tube inserted into the rectum of look for problems. A colonoscopy is similar, but uses a longer tube, and you are usually given medication through a needle in your arm to make you sleepy and told to have someone else driv HAD1SGCO
103 LASTSIG3 1 103 How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy? LAST3SIG
104 HIVTST5 1 104 Have you ever been tested for HIV? Do not count tests you may have had as part of a blood donation. Include testing fluid from your mouth. YESNO
105 HIVTSTD2 1 105 Not including blood donations, in what month and year was your last HIV test? UNK6ADIG
106 WHRTST8 1 106 Where did you have your last HIV test -- at a private doctor or HMO office, at a counseling and testing site, at a hospital, at a clinic, in a jail or prison, at a drug treatment facility, at home, or somewhere else? WHR7TST
107 HIVRDTST 1 107 Was it a rapid test where you could get your results within a couple of hours? YESNO
108 HIVRISK2 1 108 Have used intravenous drugs in the past year. Have been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease in the past year. Have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year. Had anal sex without a condom in the past year YESNO
109 EMTSUPRT 1 109 How often do you get the social and emotional support you need? EMTSUPRT
110 LSATISFY 1 110 In general, how satisfied are you with your life? LSATISFY
111 PDIABTST 1 111 Have you had a test for high blood sugar or diabetes within the past three years? YESNO
112 PREDIAB1 1 112 Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have pre-diabetes or borderline diabetes? PRE1DIAB
113 DIABAGE2 1 113 How old were you when you were told you have diabetes? DIAB2AGE
114 INSULIN 1 114 Are you now taking insulin? INSULIN
115 BLDSUGAR 1 115 About how often do you check your blood for glucose or sugar? Include times when checked by a family member or friend, but do not include times when checked by a health professional? BLDSUGAR
116 FEETCHK2 1 116 About how often do you check your feet for any sores or irritations? Include times when checked by a family member or friend, but do not include times when checked by a health professional? FEET2CHK
117 DOCTDIAB 1 117 About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes? DOCTDIAB
118 CHKHEMO3 1 118 A test for ‘A one C’ measures the average level of blood sugar over the past three months. About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for 'A one C'? CHK3HEMO
119 FEETCHK 1 119 About how many times in the past 12 months has a health professional checked your feet for any sores or irritations? FEETCHK
120 EYEEXAM 1 120 When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated? This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light. EYEEXAM
121 DIABEYE 1 121 Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your eyes or that you had retinopathy? YESNO
122 DIABEDU 1 122 Have you ever taken a course or class in how to manage your diabetes yourself? YESNO
123 PAINACT2 1 123 During the past 30 days, for about how many days did pain make it hard for you to do your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation? PAIN2ACT
124 QLMENTL2 1 124 During the past 30 days, for about how many days have you felt sad, blue, or depressed? QL2MENTL
125 QLSTRES2 1 125 During the past 30 days, for about how many days have you felt worried, tense, or anxious? QL2STRES
126 QLHLTH2 1 126 During the past 30 days, for about how many days have you felt very healthy and full of energy? QL2HLTH
127 VIDFCLT2 1 127 How much difficulty, if any, do you have in recognizing a friend across the street? VI2DFCLT
128 VIREDIF2 1 128 How much difficulty, if any, do you have reading print in newspapers, magazines, recipes, menus, or numbers on the telephone? VI2REDIF
129 VIPRFVS2 1 129 When was the last time you had your eyes examined by any doctor or eye care provider? VI2PRFVS
130 VINOCRE2 1 130 What is the main reason you have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months? VI2NOCRE
131 VIEYEXM2 1 131 When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated? This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light. VI2EYEXM
132 VIINSUR2 1 132 Do you have any kind of health insurance coverage for eye care? VI2INSUR
133 VICTRCT2 1 133 Have you been told by an eye doctor or other health care professional that you now have cataracts? VI2CTRCT
134 VIGLUMA2 1 134 Have you ever been told by an eye doctor or other health care professional that you had glaucoma? VI2GLUMA
135 VIMACDG2 1 135 Have you ever been told by an eye doctor or other health care professional that you had age-related macular degeneration? VIMAC2DG
136 CAREGIVE 1 136 During the past month, did you provide any such care or assistance to a friend or family member? YESNO
137 CRGVGNDR 1 137 Is this person male or female? CRGVGNDR
138 CRGVLONG 1 138 For how long have you provided care for …. CRGVLONG
139 CRGVMST1 1 139 In which one of the following areas does the person you care for most need your help? CRGV1MST
140 CRGVHRS 1 140 In an average week, how many hours do you provide care for because of his/her health problem, long-term illness, or disability? CRGVHRS
141 CRGVDIFF 1 141 I am going to read a list of difficulties you may have faced as a caregiver. Please indicate which one of the following is the greatest difficulty you have faced as a caregiver. CRGVDIFF
142 CRGVCHNG 1 142 During the past year, has the person you care for experienced changes in thinking or remembering? YESNO
143 RCSBIRTH 2 143 What is the birth month and year of the ‘Xth’ child? $SUPPRF
144 RCSGENDR 1 144 Is the child a boy or a girl? RCSGENDR
145 RCHISLAT 1 145 Is the child Hispanic or Latino SUPPRESF
146 RCSRACE 2 146 Which one or more of the following would you say is the race of the child? $SUPPRF
147 RCSBRACE 1 147 Which one of these groups would you say best represents the child's race? SUPPRESF
148 RCSRLTN2 1 148 How are you related to the child? RCS2RLTN
149 CASTHDX2 1 149 Has a doctor, nurse or other health professional ever said that the child as asthma? YESNO
150 CASTHNO2 1 150 Does the child still have asthma? YESNO
151 QSTVER 1 151 Questionnaire version identifier QSTVERF
152 QSTLANG 1 152 Language identifier QSTLANG
153 CDCCATI 2 153    
154 _STSTR 1 154 Sample design stratification variable  
155 _STRWT 1 155 Stratum weight  
156 _RAW 1 156 Raw weighting factor  
157 _WT2 1 157 Design weight  
158 _POSTSTR 1 158 Post-stratification weight  
159 _FINALWT 1 159 Final weight  
160 _RAWQ1 1 160 Raw weighting factor questionnaire version 1  
161 _WT2Q1 1 161 Design weight questionnaire version 1. The product of the preceding four factors  
162 _POSTQ1 1 162 Post-stratification weight questionnaire version 1 (population estimate for age/gender/race category  
163 _FINALQ1 1 163 Final weight questionnaire version 1: post-stratification weight multiplied by _wt2  
164 _RAWQ2 1 164 Raw weighting factor questionnaire version 2  
165 _WT2Q2 1 165 Design weight questionnaire version 2. The product of the preceding four factors  
166 _POSTQ2 1 166 Post-stratification weight questionnaire version 2 (population estimate for age/gender/race category  
167 _FINALQ2 1 167 Final weight questionnaire version 2: post-stratification weight multiplied by _wt2  
168 _RAWQ3 1 168 Raw weighting factor questionnaire version 3  
169 _WT2Q3 1 169 Design weight questionnaire version 3. The product of the preceding four factors  
170 _POSTQ3 1 170 Post-stratification weight questionnaire version 3 (population estimate for age/gender/race category  
171 _FINALQ3 1 171 Final weight questionnaire version 3: post-stratification weight multiplied by _wt2  
172 _REGION 1 172 Region  
173 _AGEG_ 1 173 Age group codes used in post-stratification. _AGEGFMT
174 _AGEG1_ 1 174 Age group codes used in version 1 post-stratification.  
175 _AGEG2_ 1 175 Age group codes used in version 2 post-stratification.  
176 _AGEG3_ 1 176 Age group codes used in version 3 post-stratification.  
177 _SEXG_ 1 177 Gender group codes used in post-stratification. _SEXG_
178 _SEXG1_ 1 178 Gender group codes used in version 1 post-stratification.  
179 _SEXG2_ 1 179 Gender group codes used in version 2 post-stratification.  
180 _SEXG3_ 1 180 Gender group codes used in version 3 post-stratification.  
181 _RACEG3_ 1 181 Race group codes used in post-stratification. _RACEG3_
182 _RACEG31 1 182 Race group codes used in version 1 post-stratification.  
183 _RACEG32 1 183 Race group codes used in version 2 post-stratification.  
184 _RACEG33 1 184 Race group codes used in version 3 post-stratification.  
185 _IMPAGE 1 185 Age value used to determine age groups _IMPAGE
186 _IMPNPH 1 186 Imputed number of phones _IMPNPH
187 _MSACODE 2 187 Metropolitan statistical area code  
188 MSCODE 1 188 Metropolitan status code MSCODE
189 _CIMPAG1 1 189 Imputed child age _CIMPAGE
190 _CSEXG1_ 1 190 Child gender group codes used in post-stratification. SEX
191 _CRACE1_ 1 191 Child race group codes used in post-stratification. _CRACEG_
192 _CAGEG1_ 1 192 Child age group codes used in post-stratification.  
193 _RAWCH1 1 193 Raw child weighting factor questionnaire version 1  
194 _WT2CH1 1 194 Child design weight questionnaire version 1  
195 _POSTCH1 1 195 Post-stratification child weight questionnaire version 1 (population estimate for age/gender/race category  
196 _CHILDQ1 1 196 Final weight questionnaire version 1: post-stratification weight multiplied by _wt2ch1  
197 _CIMPAG3 1 197 Imputed child age _CIMPAGE
198 _CSEXG3_ 1 198 Child gender group codes used in post-stratification _CSEXG_
199 _CRACE3_ 1 199 Child race group codes used in post-stratification _CRACEG_
200 _CAGEG3_ 1 200 Child age group codes used in post-stratification  
201 _RAWCH3 1 201 Raw child weighting factor questionnaire version 3  
202 _WT2CH3 1 202 Child design weight questionnaire version 3  
203 _POSTCH3 1 203 Post-stratification child weight questionnaire version 3 (population estimate for age/gender/race category)  
204 _CHILDQ3 1 204 Final weight questionnaire version 3: post-stratification weight multiplied by _wt2ch3  
205 _RAWHH 1 205 Raw household weighting factor  
206 _WT2HH 1 206 Household design weight  
207 _POSTHH 1 207 Post-stratification household weight  
208 _HOUSEWT 1 208 Final household weight  
209 _RFHLTH 1 209 Adults with good or better health _RFHLTH
210 _HCVU65 1 210 Respondents aged 18-64 with health care coverage _HCV65U
211 _TOTINDA 1 211 Leisure time physical activity calculated variable _TOTINDA
212 _EXTETH2 1 212 Risk factor for having had permanent teeth extracted _EX2TETH
213 _ALTETH2 1 213 Adults aged 65+ who have had all their natural teeth extracted _AL2TETH
214 _DENVST1 1 214 Adults that have visited a dentist, dental hygienist or dental clinic within the past year _DEN1VST
215 _LTASTHM 1 215 Lifetime asthma calculated variable _LTASTHM
216 _CASTHMA 1 216 Current asthma calculated variable NY
217 _ASTHMST 1 217 Computed asthma status _ASTHMST
218 _SMOKER3 1 218 Computed smoking status _3SMOKER
219 _RFSMOK3 1 219 Current smoking calculated variable _3RFSMOK
220 _PRACE 1 220 Computed preferred race _PRACE
221 _MRACE 1 221 Computed non-Hispanic race including multiracial _MRACE
222 RACE2 1 222 Computed race-ethnicity grouping RACE2FMT
223 _RACEG2 1 223 Computed non-Hispanic whites/all others race categories race/ethnic group codes used in post-stratification. _2RACEG
224 _RACEGR2 1 224 Computed five level race/ethnicity category. _2RACEGR
225 _RACE_G 1 225 Computed race groups used for internet prevalence tables _RACE_G
226 _CNRACE 1 226 Computed number of census race categories chosen _CNRACE
227 _CNRACEC 1 227 Computed number of census race categories chosen, collapsed _CNRACEC
228 _AGEG5YR 1 228 Reported age in five-year age categories calculated variable _AGEG5YR
229 _AGE65YR 1 229 Reported age in two age groups calculated variable _AGE65YR
230 _AGE_G 1 230 Imputed age in six groups _AGE_G
231 HTIN3 1 231 Computed height in inches HT3IN
232 HTM3 1 232 Computed height in meters HT3M
233 WTKG2 1 233 Computed weight in kilograms WT2KG
234 _BMI4 1 234 Computed body mass index _4BMI
235 _BMI4CAT 1 235 Computed body mass index categories _BMI4CAT
236 _RFBMI4 1 236 Overweight or obese calculated variable _4RFBMI
237 _CHLDCNT 1 237 Computed number of children in household _CHLDCNT
238 _EDUCAG 1 238 Computed level of education completed categories _EDUCAG
239 _INCOMG 1 239 Computed income categories _INCOMG
240 DROCDY2_ 1 240 Computed drink-occasions-per-day DROCDY2_
241 _RFBING4 1 241 Binge drinking calculated variable _4RFBING
242 _DRNKDY3 1 242 Computed number of drinks of alcohol beverages per day _3DRNKDY
243 _DRNKMO3 1 243 Computed total number drinks a month _3DRNKMO
244 _RFDRHV3 1 244 Heavy alcohol consumption calculated variable _3RFDRHV
245 _RFDRMN3 1 245 Adult men heavy alcohol consumption calculated variable _3RFDRMN
246 _RFDRWM3 1 246 Adult women heavy alcohol consumption calculated variable _3RFDRWM
247 _FLSHOT4 1 247 Flu shot calculated variable  
248 _PNEUMO2 1 248 Pneumonia vaccination calculated variable _2PNEUMO
249 _RFSEAT2 1 249 Always or nearly always wear seat belts _2RFSEAT
250 _RFSEAT3 1 250 Always wear seat belts _3RFSEAT
251 _RFMAM2Y 1 251 Women respondents aged 40+ that have had a mammogram in the past two years _RFMAM2Y
252 _MAM502Y 1 252 Women respondents aged 50+ that have had a mammogram in the past two years _MAM502Y
253 _RFPAP32 1 253 Women respondents aged 18+ that have had a PAP test in the past three years _32RFPAP
254 _RFPSA2Y 1 254 Male respondents aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years _RFPSA2Y
255 _RFBLDS2 1 255 Respondents aged 50+ that have had a blood stool test within the past two years _RF2BLDS
256 _RFSIGM2 1 256 Respondents aged 50 or older that have had a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy _2RFSIGM
257 _AIDTST2 1 257 Ever been tested for HIV calculated variable _2AIDTST
258 chldage3 1 258 What is the age of your Xth child? / 9 grouped var CHLDAGE3F
259 CMGENER 1 259 Do you own at least one portable generator which you plan to use to provide electricity to your home during a power outage? YESNO
260 CMDETECT 1 260 A carbon monoxide or CO detector checks the level of carbon monoxide in your home. It is not a smoke detector. Do you have a CO detector in your home? YESNO
261 CMBATTER 1 261 Does the CO detector have battery power, either as a primary power source or as a backup power source? YESNO
262 prsnlcaq 1 262 Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons with your PERSONAL CARE needs, such as eating, bathing, dressing, or getting around the house? YESNO
263 routneeq 1 263 Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons in handling your ROUTINE NEEDS? YESNO
264 stdtext 1 264 Is sending text messages to cell phones when the user has directly requested the information a good way to provide health information to the public? STDAGREEF
265 stdweb 1 265 Is sharing health information on social networking websites, such as FaceBook or MySpace a good way to provide health information to the public? STDAGREEF
266 stdblogs 1 266 Is posting health-related Weblogs (Blogs) or MicroBlogs a good way to provide health information to the public? STDAGREEF
267 stdinfo 1 267 In the past 12 months, how often did you use the Internet to look specifically for sexual health information {for yourself (or) someone else}? STDWEEK
268 stdchang 1 268 Did the information you found online change your overall approach to maintaining your health or the health of someone you help take care of ? YESNO
269 CNCRHAVE 1 269 Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had cancer? CNCRHAVE
270 CNCRDIFF 1 270 How many different types of cancer have you had? CNCRDIFF
271 CNCRAGE 1 271 At what age were you told that you had cancer? CNCRAGE
272 csrvsum 1 272 Did any doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER give you a written summary of all the cancer treatments that you received? YESNO
273 csrvrtrn 1 273 Have you EVER received instructions from a doctor about you should see for routine cancer check-ups after completing your treatment for cancer? YESNO
274 csrvinsr 1 274 With your most recent diagnosis of cancer, did you have health insurance that paid for all or part of your cancer treatment? YESNO
275 csrvdein 1 275 Were you EVER denied health insurance or life insurance coverage because of your cancer? YESNO
276 sodadrin 1 276 During the past 7 days, how many times did you drink a can, bottle or glass of regular soda?  SODADRIF
277 dietsoda 1 277 During the past 7 days, how many times did you drink a can, bottle or glass of diet soda?  Do not include regular soda. DIETSODF
278 sweetbev 1 278 During the past 7 days, how many times did you drink a can, bottle or glass of sweetened beverage? Do not include coffee or hot tea. SWEETBEF
279 chldsoda 1 279 During the past 7 days, how many times did your “Xth” child drink a can, bottle or glass of regular soda? CHLDSODF
280 chldiets 1 280 During the past 7 days, how many times did your “Xth” child drink a can, bottle or glass of diet soda? Do not include regular soda. CHLDIETF
281 childswe 1 281 During the past 7 days, how many times did your “Xth” child drink a can, bottle or glass of sweetened beverage? Do not include coffee or hot tea. CHILDSWF
282 eatout 1 282 In an average week how often do you eat [eat in or take out] a meal from a fast-food place such as McDonald’s, KFC, Taco Bell, or take out pizza places? EATOUTIM
283 eatoutmi 1 283 In an average week how often do you eat a meal from a fast-food place which was located within 1 mile (or 20-minute walk) from your home? EATOUTIM
284 eatoutla 1 284 When was the last time you ate a meal from a fast-food place? EATOUTLA
285 eatoutin 1 285 The last time you ate or got take-out food from a fast food place did you see any information about the calories in the items on the menu? EATOUTYN
286 calorie 1 286 Did you use the calorie information to help you decide what to buy? YESNO
287 labels 1 287 Did you notice any labels on the fast-food place menu or menu-board indicating the healthier items on the menu? EATOUTYN
288 labelbuy 1 288 Did you use the healthier items’ labels to help you decide what to buy? YESNO
289 calmany 1 289 As far as you know, how many calories should a person of your age, weight, and height consume each day? CALMANYF
290 calorbuy 1 290 When you are making decisions about what food to purchase at a grocery store or restaurant, how often do you consider the amount of calories in the items you are considering to purchase? CALORBUYF
291 fatbuy 1 291 When you are making decisions about what food to purchase at a grocery store or restaurant, how often do you consider the amount of fat included in the items you are considering to purchase? CALORBUYF
292 sugarbuy 1 292 When you are making decisions about what food to purchase at a grocery store or restaurant, how often do you consider the amount of sugar in the items you are considering to purchase? CALORBUYF
293 saltbuy 1 293 When you are making decisions about what food to purchase at a grocery store or restaurant, how often do you consider the amount of salt included in the items you are considering to purchase? CALORBUYF
294 fruitveg 1 294 When you or someone in your household shops for fresh fruits or vegetables, do you buy them in your community or neighborhood? FRUITVEF
295 novegfru 1 295 What is the main reason you or someone in your household does not buy fresh fruits and vegetables in your community or neighborhood? NOVEGFRF
296 milktype 1 296 What type of milk do you usually drink or put on your cereal? MILKTYPEF
297 childtv 1 297 Does the “Xth” child have a television set in his/her bedroom? YESNO
298 childtvt 1 298 Do you limit the amount of time the “Xth” child is allowed to watch TV, videos or DVDs? YESNO
299 region 1 299 REGION, derived from county of residence and imputed county REGION
300 crgvag 1 300 What age is the person to who you are giving care? / grouped var CAREAGF
301 crgvrel 1 301 What is (his/her) relationship to you? For example, is he/she your (mother/daughter or father/son)? /grouped var CARERELF
302 crgvprb 1 302 What do you think or what has a doctor said is the major health problem that your (Care recipient) has? /grouped var CAREPRBF
303 cncrtyp 1 303 What type of cancer was it?/grouped var CNCRTYPEF
304 CHLDAGG 1 304 What is the age of your Xth child? / 3 grouped var CHLDAGGF