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Please click the list of NHIS variables to find additional information about the evaluation of each question and corresponding frequency summaries.

Variable 
Year (Descending)
Question Text 
[Condition]
[Condition]
[Condition]
PSAADV2016[{Before you had the PSA test}] did a doctor EVER talk with you about the advantages of {it} / the PSA test]? [{Before you had the PSA test}] did a doctor EVER talk with you about the disadvantages of {it} / the PSA test]?
PSADISAV2016[{Before you had the PSA test}] did a doctor EVER talk with you about the advantages of {it} / the PSA test]? [{Before you had the PSA test}] did a doctor EVER talk with you about the disadvantages of {it} / the PSA test]?
RPSA1N2016When did you have your most recent PSA test?
RPSA1T2016When did you have your most recent PSA test?
RPSA22016When did you have your most recent PSA test?
PSAREAS2016What was the MAIN reason you had this PSA test - was it part of a routine exam, because of a problem, or some other reason?
PSAHAD2016Have you ever had a PSA test?
RPSA1_MT2016When did you have your most recent PSA test?
RPSA1_YR2016When did you have your most recent PSA test?
CATWHEN2016When did you have your MOST RECENT CT or CAT scan of your chest area to check or screen for lung cancer?
CATNUM2016How many CT or CAT scans to check or screen for lung cancer have you had in the LAST 3 YEARS? (Numerical, open-ended.)
CATNEXT2016When do you expect to have your next CT scan of your chest area to check or screen for lung cancer?
CHESTX2016In the last 12 months, did you have a chest x-ray?
CHESTREA2016Were any of the chest x-rays you had in the last 12 months done to check for lung cancer, rather than for some other reason?
CATEVER2016Have you EVER HAD a CT or CAT scan?
CATCHST12016Were any of the CT or CAT scans you had done of your chest area?
MAMABN12016After your MOST RECENT mammogram, were you advised to have more tests?
MFOLLOW12016Which tests did you actually have?
MAMREAS2016What was the MAIN reason you had this mammogram -- was it part of a routine exam, because of a problem, or some other reason?
MDRECMAM2016Was your most recent mammogram recommended by a doctor or other health professional?
RMAM1_MT2016When did you have your MOST RECENT mammogram?
RMAM1_YR2016When did you have your MOST RECENT mammogram?
RMAM1N2016When did you have your MOST RECENT mammogram?
MAMHAD2016Have you ever had a mammogram?
OVARAGE2016How old were you when you had BOTH of your ovaries removed?
PAPHPVPY2016How much did you pay out of pocket for this Pap or HPV test - Was it NONE, PART, or ALL of the cost?
HYST2016Have you had a hysterectomy?
PAPREA22016What was the MAIN reason you had this Pap or HPV test-was it part of a routine exam, because of a problem, or some other reason?
PAPABN32016Have you had a Pap or HPV test in the LAST 3 YEARS where the results were NOT normal?
PAPNOT22016What is the most important reason you have NEVER had a Pap or HPV test/NOT had a Pap or HPV test in the LAST 5 YEARS?
RPAP1T12016When did you have your MOST RECENT Pap test?
RPAP212016When did you have your MOST RECENT Pap test?
HPVHRD2016Have you ever heard of HPV? HPV stands for human papillomavirus (pap-uh-LOW-muh-vi-rus).
HPVPAP2016An HPV test is sometimes given with the Pap test for cervical cancer screening. Did you have an HPV test with your most recent Pap?
RPAP1_M12016When did you have your MOST RECENT Pap test?
RPAP1_Y12016When did you have your MOST RECENT Pap test?
RPAP1N12016When did you have your MOST RECENT Pap test?
PAPHAD12016Have you EVER HAD a Pap smear or Pap test?
PAPFRST12016At what age did you have your first pap test? (Females 18-30 ONLY)
PAP6YR12016How many Pap tests have you had in the last 6 years?
STP12M2016DURING THE PAST 12 MONTHS, have you: used self-applied fake sunless tanning products, also known as self-tanning or fake tanning?
SPR12M2016Gotten a spray-on or mist tan AT A TANNING SALON or other business?
SNEVER2016Have you EVER used an indoor tanning device such as a sunlamp, sunbed, or tanning booth? Do NOT include times you have gotten a spray-on tan.
SMKLS30D2016On how many of the PAST 30 DAYS have you used chewing tobacco, snuff, dip, snus, or dissolvable tobacco?
SMKLBRND2016During the past 30 days, what brand of smokeless tobacco product did you use MOST OFTEN?
SMKLBRSP2016During the past 30 days, what brand of smokeless tobacco product did you use MOST OFTEN?
SMKLSTOB2016Smokeless tobacco products are placed in the mouth or nose and can include chewing tobacco, snuff, dip, snus (snoose), or dissolvable tobacco. Have you EVER used smokeless tobacco products EVEN ONE TIME?
SMKLS202016Have you used smokeless tobacco products at least 20 times in your entire life?
SMKLSCUR2016Do you NOW use smokeless tobacco products every day, some days, or not at all?
CIGCUR12016Do you now smoke regular cigars, cigarillos, or little filtered cigars every day, some days, or not at all?
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