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Variable Label: INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (R GENDER)



PR1

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT: (SEE RESPONDENT'S GENDER)

1 R IS FEMALE

2 R IS MALE

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ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1R IS FEMALE252254.25%54.25%
2R IS MALE212745.75%45.75%
.Missing--00.00%

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  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 4649

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PR1 = 1

1 EXPR IS FALSE (see V07508)

2 EXPR IS TRUE

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    Variable Label: Age of 1st period



    PR2

    This part of the interview is about women's health issues. How old were you when you had your first menstrual period?

    'NEVER HAD A MENSTRUAL PERIOD', CODE '997'

    A discrepancy exists between the question text in the surveys. You may wish to compare question text to determine how it affects the variable results.

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    • Valid N: 2393
    • Refused: 2244
    • Don't Know: 8
    • Missing (Other): 4
    • Missing (System): 0
    MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
    12.9501.7113.0010.00022.000
    • Valid Range: 10 - 22
    • Total Cases: 4649

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    PR2 <> EMPTY AND (PR2 <> 997)

    1 EXPR IS FALSE (see V07537)

    2 EXPR IS TRUE

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      Variable Label: 1st period earlier/later/same time compared to friends



      PR3

      Did you have your first menstrual period earlier, later, or at about the same time as other girls you knew?

      1 EARLIER

      2 LATER

      3 ABOUT THE SAME TIME (see V07513)

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1EARLIER43718.41%09.40%
      2LATER48420.39%10.41%
      3ABOUT THE SAME TIME145361.20%31.25%
      -9REFUSED6-00.13%
      -8DONT KNOW134-02.88%
      .Missing2135-45.92%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: 1st period a lot/little earlier/later than friends



      PR3a

      A lot [(earlier/later)], somewhat, or only a little [(earlier/later)]?

      1 A LOT

      2 SOMEWHAT

      3 A LITTLE

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1A LOT23525.77%05.05%
      2SOMEWHAT29832.68%06.41%
      3A LITTLE37941.56%08.15%
      -8DONT KNOW9-00.19%
      .Missing3728-80.19%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Taken birth control pills



      PR4

      Have you ever taken birth control pills?

      1 YES

      5 NO (see V07521)

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1YES121448.37%26.11%
      5NO129651.63%27.88%
      -9REFUSED3-00.06%
      -8DONT KNOW1-00.02%
      .Missing2135-45.92%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Age 1st taken birth control pills



      PR4a

      How old were you when you started taking birth control pills?

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      • Valid N: 1203
      • Refused: 10
      • Don't Know: 0
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 3436
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      22.0505.3421.0013.00050.000
      • Valid Range: 13 - 50
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Still take birth control pills



      PR4b

      Do you still take them now?

      1 YES (see V07521)

      5 NO

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1YES21517.71%04.62%
      5NO99982.29%21.49%
      .Missing3435-73.89%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Age stopped taking birth control pills



      PR4c

      How old were you when you stopped taking them?

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      • Valid N: 980
      • Refused: 18
      • Don't Know: 1
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 3650
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      26.8206.8526.0014.00067.000
      • Valid Range: 14 - 67
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Operation to remove ovaries/uterus



      PR5

      Have you ever had an operation to remove either your ovaries or your uterus?

      1 YES

      5 NO (see V07524)

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1YES32012.73%06.88%
      5NO219487.27%47.19%
      .Missing2135-45.92%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Age ovaries/uterus removed



      PR5a

      How old were you when you had that operation?

      Additional Documentation

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      • Valid N: 311
      • Refused: 4
      • Don't Know: 0
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 4334
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      39.0009.8838.0016.00075.000
      • Valid Range: 16 - 75
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Still menstruating/stopped temporaily/stopped permanently



      PR6

      Do you still have menstrual periods, have you stopped having periods temporarily, or have you stopped having periods permanently?

      1 STILL HAVE PERIODS (see V07536)

      2 STOPPED TEMPORARILY (see V07533)

      3 STOPPED PERMANENTLY

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1STILL HAVE PERIODS161564.37%34.74%
      2STOPPED TEMPORARILY16306.50%03.51%
      3STOPPED PERMANENTLY73129.14%15.72%
      -9REFUSED3-00.06%
      -8DONT KNOW2-00.04%
      .Missing2135-45.92%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Age last period



      PR7

      How old were you when you had your last menstrual period?

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      • Valid N: 707
      • Refused: 23
      • Don't Know: 1
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 3918
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      46.1407.5348.0015.00061.000
      • Valid Range: 15 - 61
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Taken hormone replacement pills for menopausal symptoms



      PR8

      Did you ever take hormone replacement pills for menopausal symptoms?

      1 YES

      5 NO (see V07536)

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1YES22430.73%04.82%
      5NO50569.27%10.86%
      -8DONT KNOW2-00.04%
      .Missing3918-84.28%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Age 1st taken hormone replacements



      PR9

      How old were you when you started taking hormone replacement pills?

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      • Valid N: 220
      • Refused: 3
      • Don't Know: 0
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 4426
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      48.3008.4250.0017.00075.000
      • Valid Range: 17 - 75
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Still take hormone replacements



      PR10

      Are you still taking them?

      1 YES (see V07536)

      5 NO

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      ValueLabelFrequencyValid
      Percent
      Total
      Percent
      1YES9241.07%01.98%
      5NO13258.93%02.84%
      .Missing4425-95.18%

      Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

      • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      Variable Label: Age stopped taking hormone replacements



      PR11

      How old were you when you stopped taking them?

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      • Valid N: 130
      • Refused: 1
      • Don't Know: 0
      • Missing (Other): 0
      • Missing (System): 4518
      MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
      53.1108.6253.0027.00075.000
      • Valid Range: 27 - 75
      • Total Cases: 4649

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      PR6 = 2

      1 EXPR IS FALSE (see V07536)

      2 EXPR IS TRUE

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        Variable Label: Why periods have stopped-1st mention



        PR12

        Why have your periods stopped?

        ENTER ALL THAT APPLY. DO NOT PROBE

        1 PREGNANCY (see V07536)

        2 DIETING (see V07536)

        3 HEAVY EXERCISE (see V07536)

        4 BIRTH CONTROL PILLS (see V07536)

        5 POSSIBLE BEGINNING OF MENAPAUSE (see V07536)

        6 OTHER (SPECIFY)

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        ValueLabelFrequencyValid
        Percent
        Total
        Percent
        1PREGNANCY6138.85%01.31%
        4BIRTH CONTROL PILLS603.82%00.13%
        5POSSIBLE BEGINNING OF MENAPAUSE4428.03%00.95%
        6OTHER (SPECIFY)4629.30%00.99%
        -8DONT KNOW6-00.13%
        .Missing4486-96.49%

        Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

        • Valid Range: -
        • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
        • Total Cases: 4649

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        PR12b

        OTHER (SPECIFY)

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        • Valid Range: 0 - 0


        Variable Label: Ever had PMS



        PR13

        Many women find that their mood becomes much worse in the week before their menstrual period and then returns to normal within a few days after their period starts. The changes in mood usually involve things like feeling sad, depressed, sensitive, anxious, tense or irritable. Did you ever have a time in your life like this when your mood became much worse in the week before your menstrual period?

        1 YES

        5 NO (see V07540)

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        ValueLabelFrequencyValid
        Percent
        Total
        Percent
        1YES95538.28%20.54%
        5NO154061.72%33.13%
        -9REFUSED2-00.04%
        -8DONT KNOW17-00.37%
        .Missing2135-45.92%

        Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

        • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
        • Total Cases: 4649

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        Variable Label: Most sev-# mths/yr mood changes worse wk before period



        PR14

        During the time in your life when these mood changes were frequent and severe about how many months out of 12 each year were your mood changes much worse during the week before your period? (You can use any number between 1 and 12).

        Additional Documentation

        A discrepancy exists between the question text in the surveys. You may wish to compare question text to determine how it affects the variable results.

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        • Valid N: 920
        • Refused: 34
        • Don't Know: 1
        • Missing (Other): 0
        • Missing (System): 3694
        MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
        06.3604.1306.0001.00012.000
        • Valid Range: 1 - 12
        • Total Cases: 4649

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        Variable Label: INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (PR 14)



        PR15

        INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT: (SEE *PR14)

        1 *PR14 CODED 7 MONTHS OR MORE

        2 ALL OTHERS

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        ValueLabelFrequencyValid
        Percent
        Total
        Percent
        1*PR14 CODED 7 MONTHS OR MORE36638.32%07.87%
        2ALL OTHERS58961.68%12.67%
        .Missing3694-79.46%

        Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

        • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
        • Total Cases: 4649

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        PR15 = 1

        1 EXPR IS FALSE (see V07543)

        2 EXPR IS TRUE

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          Variable Label: Most sev-# mths/yr mood changes worse wk before period



          PR16

          During the week before your period in a typical month when you had mood changes, was your mood much worse than normal all the time, most of the time, some of the time, or only a little of the time?

          1 ALL THE TIME

          2 MOST OF THE TIME

          3 SOME OF THE TIME

          4 A LITTLE OF THE TIME

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          ValueLabelFrequencyValid
          Percent
          Total
          Percent
          1ALL THE TIME7420.27%01.59%
          2MOST OF THE TIME12233.42%02.62%
          3SOME OF THE TIME11130.41%02.39%
          4A LITTLE OF THE TIME5815.89%01.25%
          -8DONT KNOW1-00.02%
          .Missing4283-92.13%

          Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

          • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
          • Total Cases: 4649

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          Variable Label: Also had probs like concentration/tired/change in app/sleep



          PR16a

          Did you usually also have any other problems at the same time, such as difficulty concentrating, tiredness, change in appetite, or change in sleep?

          1 YES

          5 NO

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          ValueLabelFrequencyValid
          Percent
          Total
          Percent
          1YES11760.00%02.52%
          5NO7840.00%01.68%
          -8DONT KNOW1-00.02%
          .Missing4453-95.78%

          Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

          • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
          • Total Cases: 4649

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          Variable Label: PMS interfered with work/social life/relationships



          PR19

          How much did these problems with your mood ever interfere with either your work, your social life, or your personal relationships - not at all, a little, some, a lot or extremely?

          1 NOT AT ALL (see V07562)

          2 A LITTLE (see V07562)

          3 SOME

          4 A LOT

          5 EXTREMELY

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          ValueLabelFrequencyValid
          Percent
          Total
          Percent
          1NOT AT ALL1512.82%00.32%
          2A LITTLE2218.80%00.47%
          3SOME4336.75%00.92%
          4A LOT3429.06%00.73%
          5EXTREMELY302.56%00.06%
          .Missing4532-97.48%

          Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

          • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
          • Total Cases: 4649

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          Variable Label: Unable to work/acts due to PMS



          PR19a

          How often were you unable to carry out your daily activities because of the problems that occurred during the week before your menstrual period - often, sometimes, rarely, or never?

          1 OFTEN

          2 SOMETIMES

          3 RARELY

          4 NEVER

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          ValueLabelFrequencyValid
          Percent
          Total
          Percent
          1OFTEN1923.75%00.41%
          2SOMETIMES2531.25%00.54%
          3RARELY1721.25%00.37%
          4NEVER1923.75%00.41%
          .Missing4569-98.28%

          Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

          • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
          • Total Cases: 4649

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          Variable Label: Remember exact age lst had PMS



          PR20

          Can you remember your exact age the very first time in your life you had pre-menstrual problems?

          1 YES

          5 NO (see V07549)

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          ValueLabelFrequencyValid
          Percent
          Total
          Percent
          1YES6077.92%01.29%
          5NO1722.08%00.37%
          -8DONT KNOW3-00.06%
          .Missing4569-98.28%

          Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

          • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
          • Total Cases: 4649

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          Variable Label: Age 1st had PMS



          PR20a

          (IF NEC: How old were you?)

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          • Valid N: 47
          • Refused: 0
          • Don't Know: 0
          • Missing (Other): 0
          • Missing (System): 4602
          MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
          20.3407.4618.0013.00045.000
          • Valid Range: 13 - 45
          • Total Cases: 4649

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          (PR20 <> 1) OR PR20a = NONRESPONSE

          1 EXPR IS FALSE (see V07554)

          2 EXPR IS TRUE

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            Variable Label: Estimate age 1st PMS



            PR20b1

            About how old were you the first time?

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            • Valid N: 15
            • Refused: 5
            • Don't Know: 0
            • Missing (Other): 0
            • Missing (System): 4629
            MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
            21.5305.7320.0012.00030.000
            • Valid Range: 12 - 30
            • Total Cases: 4649

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            Variable Label: 1st PMS before 20s



            PR20b2

            Was it before your twenties?

            1 YES

            5 NO

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            ValueLabelFrequencyValid
            Percent
            Total
            Percent
            1YES375.00%00.06%
            5NO125.00%00.02%
            -8DONT KNOW1-00.02%
            .Missing4644-99.89%

            Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

            • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
            • Total Cases: 4649

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            Variable Label: Had PMS in past 12 months



            PR21

            Did you have problems like these in the past 12 months?

            1 YES

            5 NO (see V07556)

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            ValueLabelFrequencyValid
            Percent
            Total
            Percent
            1YES6176.25%01.31%
            5NO1923.75%00.41%
            .Missing4569-98.28%

            Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

            • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
            • Total Cases: 4649

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            Variable Label: How recently in past months had PMS



            PR21a

            How recently - in the past month, two to six months ago, or more than six months ago?

            1 PAST MONTH (see V07559)

            2 2-6 MONTHS AGO (see V07559)

            3 MORE THAN 6 MONTHS AGO (see V07559)

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            ValueLabelFrequencyValid
            Percent
            Total
            Percent
            1PAST MONTH4370.49%00.92%
            22-6 MONTHS AGO1016.39%00.22%
            3MORE THAN 6 MONTHS AGO813.11%00.17%
            .Missing4588-98.69%

            Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

            • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
            • Total Cases: 4649

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            Variable Label: Age last time had PMS



            PR21b

            How old were you the last time?

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            • Valid N: 19
            • Refused: 0
            • Don't Know: 0
            • Missing (Other): 0
            • Missing (System): 4630
            MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
            37.3711.3135.0018.00055.000
            • Valid Range: 18 - 55
            • Total Cases: 4649

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            Variable Label: # different years in life with PMS



            PR22

            How many different years in your life did you have pre-menstrual problems?

            IF VOL 'EVERY SINCE YEAR THEY STARTED', CODE '777'

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            • Valid N: 67
            • Refused: 0
            • Don't Know: 0
            • Missing (Other): 13
            • Missing (System): 4569
            MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
            11.8709.4710.0000.00040.000
            • Valid Range: 0 - 40
            • Total Cases: 4649

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            Variable Label: Talked to professional about PMS



            PR27

            Did you ever in your life talk to a medical doctor or other professional about your pre-menstrual problems?

            (By other professional we mean psychologists, counselors, spiritual advisors, herbalists, acupuncturists, and other healing professionals.)

            1 YES

            5 NO (see V07574)

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            ValueLabelFrequencyValid
            Percent
            Total
            Percent
            1YES4151.25%00.88%
            5NO3948.75%00.84%
            .Missing4569-98.28%

            Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

            • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
            • Total Cases: 4649

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            Variable Label: Age 1st talked to profssional about PMS



            PR27a

            How old were you the first time (you talked to a professional about these problems)?

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            • Valid N: 41
            • Refused: 0
            • Don't Know: 0
            • Missing (Other): 0
            • Missing (System): 4608
            MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
            24.6808.6823.0012.00052.000
            • Valid Range: 12 - 52
            • Total Cases: 4649

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            Variable Label: Received professional treatment for PMS in past year



            PR30

            Did you receive professional treatment for your pre-menstrual problems at any time in the past 12 months?

            1 YES (see V07574)

            5 NO (see V07574)

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            ValueLabelFrequencyValid
            Percent
            Total
            Percent
            1YES512.20%00.11%
            5NO3687.80%00.77%
            .Missing4608-99.12%

            Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

            • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
            • Total Cases: 4649

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