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NHANES 2009-2010 Demographics Variable List

Variable NameVariable DescriptionData File NameData File DescriptionBegin YearEndYearComponentUse Constraints
SEQNRespondent sequence number.N0910_GE2009-2010 Geocoding20092010DemographicsRDC Only
RC2KReference census 2000 geocoder return codeN0910_GE2009-2010 Geocoding20092010DemographicsRDC Only
LVL2KCensus 2000 Geocoder Lat/Long Geocoding LevelN0910_GE2009-2010 Geocoding20092010DemographicsRDC Only
LATLatitude in decimal format with up to 6 decimal precisionN0910_GE2009-2010 Geocoding20092010DemographicsRDC Only
LONLongitude in decimal format with up to 6 decimal precisionN0910_GE2009-2010 Geocoding20092010DemographicsRDC Only
STATE2KCensus 2000 FIPS status codeN0910_GE2009-2010 Geocoding20092010DemographicsRDC Only
CNTY2KCensus 2000 FIPS County codeN0910_GE2009-2010 Geocoding20092010DemographicsRDC Only
TRACT2KCensus 2000 tract/BNA (leading zeros with the decimal point impiled)N0910_GE2009-2010 Geocoding20092010DemographicsRDC Only
BG2KCensus 2000 block groupN0910_GE2009-2010 Geocoding20092010DemographicsRDC Only
BLOCK2KCensus 2000 block ID - first character is the census block groupN0910_GE2009-2010 Geocoding20092010DemographicsRDC Only
SEQNRespondent sequence number.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
SDDSRVYRData Release Number.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
RIDSTATRInterview and Examination Status of the Sample Person.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
RIDEXMONSix month time period when the examination was performed - two categories: November 1 through April 30, May 1 through October 31.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
RIAGENDRGender of the sample personDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
RIDAGEYRBest age in years of the sample person at time of HH screening. Individuals 80 and over are topcoded at 80 years of age.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
RIDAGEMNBest age in months at date of screening for individuals under 80 years of age.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
RIDAGEEXBest age in months at date of examination for individuals under 80 years of age at the time of MEC exam.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
RIDRETH1Recode of reported race and ethnicity information.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMQMILITDid {you/SP} ever serve in the Armed Forces of the United States?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDBORN2In what country {were you/was SP} born?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDCITZN{Are you/Is SP} a citizen of the United States? [Information about citizenship is being collected by the U.S. Public Health Service to perform health related research. Providing this information is voluntary and is collected under the authority of the Public Health Service Act. There will be no effect on pending immigration or citizenship petitions.] DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDYRSUSLength of time SP has been in the US.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDEDUC3(SP Interview Version) What is the highest grade or level of school {you have/SP has} completed or the highest degree {you have/s/he has} received?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDEDUC2(SP Interview Version) What is the highest grade or level of school {you have/SP has} completed or the highest degree {you have/s/he has} received?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDSCHOL{Are you/Is SP} now . . . DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDMARTLMarital StatusDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDHHSIZTotal number of people in the HouseholdDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDFMSIZTotal number of people in the FamilyDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
INDHHIN2Total household income (reported as a range value in dollars)DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
INDFMIN2Total family income (reported as a range value in dollars)DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
INDFMPIRA ratio of family income to poverty thresholdDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
RIDEXPRGPregnancy status for females between 20 and 44 years of age at the time of MEC exam.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDHRGNDGender of the household reference personDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDHRAGEAge in years of the household reference person at the time of HH screening. Individuals 80 and over are topcoded at 80 years of age.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDHRBR2In what country {were you/was NON-SP Head} born?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDHREDUWhat is the highest grade or level of school {you have/NON_SP HEAD has} received?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDHRMARMarital Status of household reference personDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
DMDHSEDUWhat is the highest grade or level of school {you have/NON-SP SPOUSE has completed or the highest degree {you have/he/she has} receivedDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
SIALANGLanguage of the Sample Person Interview InstrumentDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
SIAPROXYWas a Proxy respondent used in conducting the Sample Person (SP) interview?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
SIAINTRPWas an interpreter used to conduct the Sample Person (SP) interview?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
FIALANGLanguage of the Family Interview InstrumentDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
FIAPROXYWas a Proxy respondent used in conducting the Family Interview?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
FIAINTRPWas an interpreter used to conduct the Family interview?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
MIALANGLanguage of the CAPI MEC Interview InstrumentDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
MIAPROXYWas a Proxy respondent used in conducting the MEC CAPI Interview?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
MIAINTRPWas an interpreter used to conduct the MEC CAPI interview?DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
AIALANGLanguage of the MEC ACASI Interview InstrumentDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
WTINT2YRInterviewed Sample Persons.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
WTMEC2YRBoth Interviewed and MEC Examined Sample Persons.DEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
SDMVPSUMasked Variance Unit Pseudo-PSU variable for variance estimationDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
SDMVSTRAMasked Variance Unit Pseudo-Stratum variable for variance estimationDEMO_FDemographic Variables and Sample Weights20092010DemographicsNone
 
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