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Variable Label: Med1-reason stop taking:2nd mention


PH20a

(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 (see V03978)

2 YOU THOUGHT THE PROBLEM WOULD GET BETTER WITHOUT MORE MEDICINE (see V03978)

3 YOU COULDN'T AFFORD TO PAY FOR THE MEDICINE (see V03978)

4 YOU WERE TOO EMBARRASED TO CONTINUE TAKING THE MEDICINE (see V03978)

5 YOU WANTED TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM WITHOUT MEDICATIONS (see V03978)

6 THE MEDICINE CAUSED SIDE-EFFECTS THAT MADE YOU STOP (see V03978)

7 YOU WERE AFRAID THAT YOU WOULD GET DEPENDENT ON THE MEDICATION (see V03978)

8 SOMEONE IN YOUR PERSONAL LIFE PRESSURED YOU TO STOP (see V03978)

9 ANY OTHER REASON FOR STOPPING (SPECIFY)

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ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1THE MEDICINE WAS NOT HELPING102.70%00.01%
2YOU THOUGHT THE PROBLEM WOULD GET BETTER WITHOUT MORE MEDICINE513.51%00.05%
3YOU COULDN T AFFORD TO PAY FOR THE MEDICINE410.81%00.04%
4YOU WERE TOO EMBARRASSED TO CONTINUE TAKING THE MEDICINE102.70%00.01%
5YOU WANTED TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM WITHOUT MEDICATIONS718.92%00.08%
6THE MEDICINE CAUSED SIDE-EFFECTS THAT MADE YOU STOP1027.03%00.11%
7YOU WERE AFRAID THAT YOU WOULD GET DEPENDENT ON THE MEDICATION821.62%00.09%
9OTHER REASON FOR STOPPING102.70%00.01%
.Missing9245-99.60%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Valid Range: -
  • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 9282

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