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Variable Label: Med1-reason stop taking:1st mention


PH20a

link to respondent booklet (RB PG 39)

Which of these are reasons why you stopped taking [(LISTED MEDICATION)]:

UNTIL NO MORE MENTIONS: Any other reasons?

CHECK ALL THAT APPLY. READ LIST ALOUD IF R CANNOT READ

1 THE MEDICINE WAS NOT HELPING

2 YOU THOUGHT THE PROBLEM WOULD GET BETTER WITHOUT MORE MEDICINE

3 YOU COULDN T AFFORD TO PAY FOR THE MEDICINE

4 YOU WERE TOO EMBARRASSED TO CONTINUE TAKING THE MEDICINE

5 YOU WANTED TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM WITHOUT MEDICATIONS

6 THE MEDICINE CAUSED SIDE-EFFECTS THAT MADE YOU STOP

7 YOU WERE AFRAID THAT YOU WOULD GET DEPENDENT ON THE MEDICATION

8 SOMEONE IN YOUR PERSONAL LIFE PRESSURED YOU TO STOP

9 OTHER REASON FOR STOPPING

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ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1THE MEDICINE WAS NOT HELPING12231.44%00.61%
2YOU THOUGHT THE PROBLEM WOULD GET BETTER WITHOUT MORE MEDICINE3308.51%00.16%
3YOU COULDN T AFFORD TO PAY FOR THE MEDICINE2005.15%00.10%
4YOU WERE TOO EMBARRASSED TO CONTINUE TAKING THE MEDICINE100.26%00.00%
5YOU WANTED TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM WITHOUT MEDICATIONS2706.96%00.13%
6THE MEDICINE CAUSED SIDE-EFFECTS THAT MADE YOU STOP6617.01%00.33%
7YOU WERE AFRAID THAT YOU WOULD GET DEPENDENT ON THE MEDICATION902.32%00.04%
8SOMEONE IN YOUR PERSONAL LIFE PRESSURED YOU TO STOP200.52%00.01%
9OTHER REASON FOR STOPPING10827.84%00.54%
-8DONT KNOW8-00.04%
.Missing19617-98.02%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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