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Variable Label: # diff kinds of prescrip meds taken during past 7 days


The next questions are about your use of medicines. First, how many different kinds of prescription medicines have you taken during the past seven days?

(IF NEC: A "prescription medicine" is one that you can only obtain from a doctor or by giving a doctor's written approval or "prescription" to a pharmacist.)

PROBE INITIAL ZERO/ DK: Please include any prescription medicines, even if you took them only once.

  • Valid N: 18914
  • Refused: 13
  • Don't Know: 8
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 1078
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
  • Valid Range: 0 - 999
  • Total Cases: 20013

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