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Summary Matrix of Calculated Variables (CV) in the 2005 Data File

Description or Result of Calculation Input Variables
(From Questionnaire)
Intermediate Variables
(May not be in Final Data Set)
Output Variables
(In Final Data Set)
Section 1: Health Status
Risk Factor (RF) for fair or poor general health GENHLTH   _RFHLTH
Section 4: Exercise
RF for no leisure time physical activity EXERANY2   _TOTINDA
Section 6: Hypertension Awareness
RF for High Blood Pressure BPHIGH4   _RFHYPE5
Section 7: Cholesterol Awareness
Three-level categorization for cholesterol checked within past five years BLOODCHO, CHOLCHK   _CHOLCHK
RF for ever having had cholesterol checked and told it was high BLOODCHO, TOLDHI2   _RFCHOL
Section 9: Asthma
RF for lifetime asthma prevalence ASTHMA2   _LTASTHM
RF for current asthma prevalence ASTHMA2, ASTHNOW   _CASTHMA
Computed asthma status ASTHMA2, ASTHNOW   _ASTHMST
Section 10: Immunization
RF for respondents aged 65 and older that have had a flu shot within the past year FLUSHOT3   _FLSHOT3
RF for respondents aged 65 and older that have ever had a pneumonia vaccine PNEUVAC3   _PNEUMO2
Section 11: Tobacco Use
Smoking Status: Everyday smoker, someday smoker, former smoker and non smoker SMOKE100, SMOKDAY2   _SMOKER3
RF for current smoking status SMOKE100, SMOKDAY2 _SMOKER3 _RFSMOK3
Section 12: Alcohol Consumption
Drink occasions per day ALCDAY4   DROCDY2_
RF for BINGE drinking (GE 5 drinks on an occasion) ALCDAY4, DRNK2GE5   _RFBING3
Number of Drinks of Alcohol per day ALCDAY4, AVEDRNK DROCDY2_ _DRNKDY3
Number of Drinks of Alcohol per month ALCDAY4, AVEDRNK DROCDY2_, _DRNKDY3 _DRNKMO3
RF for HEAVY drinking (GT 2 drinks per day for men, GT 1 drink per day for women) SEX, ALCDAY4, AVEDRNK _DRNKDY3 _RFDRHV3
RF for HEAVY drinking in men (GT 2 drinks per day) SEX, ALCDAY4, AVEDRNK _DRNKDY3 _RFDRMN3
RF for HEAVY drinking in women (GT 1 drink per day) SEX, ALCDAY4, AVEDRNK _DRNKDY3 _RFDRWM3
Section 13: Demographics – Race variables
Reported MRACE with trailing 7,8,9’s removed MRACE   MRACEORG
Reported MRACE with trailing 7,8,9’s removed in ascending order MRACE MRACEORG MRACEASC
Preferred Race MRACE, ORACE2 MRACEORG, MRACEASC _PRACE
Multiracial Race categorization MRACE MRACEORG, MRACEASC _MRACE
Race/Hispanic ethnicity combination code MRACE, HISPANC2 MRACEORG, MRACEASC, _MRACE RACE2
White, non-Hispanic and non-White or Hispanic race/ethnicity groupings. MRACE, HISPANC2 MRACEORG, MRACEASC, _MRACE, RACE2 _RACEG2
Hispanic and non-Hispanic White, Black, and Other race/ethnicity groupings MRACE, HISPANC2 MRACEORG, MRACEASC, _MRACE, RACE2 _RACEGR2
Hispanic and non-Hispanic White, Black, and Other race/ethnicity groupings MRACE, HISPANC2 MRACEORG, MRACEASC, _MRACE, RACE2, _RACEGR2 _RACE_G
Number of Census Race Categories Chosen MRACE MRACEORG, MRACEASC _CNRACE
Number of Census Race Categories Chosen, Collapsed MRACE MRACEORG, MRACEASC, _CNRACE _CNRACEC
Section 13: Demographics – Age variables
18-24 and then 5-year age groupings to 80+ AGE   _AGEG5YR
18-64 and 65+ age groupings AGE   _AGE65YR
18-64 and 65+ 10 year age groupings AGE _IMPAGE _AGEG_G
Section 13: Demographics – BMI Variables
Height in inches HEIGHT3   HTIN3
Height in meters HEIGHT3 HTIN3 HTM3
Weight in Kilograms WEIGHT2   WTKG2
Calculated Body Mass Index SEX, WEIGHT2, HEIGHT3 HTIN3, HTM3, WTKG2 _BMI4
Tri-level weight variable (normal, overweight, obese) based on Body Mass Index SEX, WEIGHT2, HEIGHT3 HTIN3, HTM3, WTKG2, _BMI4 _BMI4CAT
RF for Overweight or Obese Body Mass Index level SEX, WEIGHT2, HEIGHT3 HTIN3, HTM3, WTKG2, _BMI4 _RFBMI4
Section 13: Demographics—Other Variables
Calculated number of children in household CHILDREN   _CHLDCNT
Calculated education level completed EDUCA   _EDUCAG
Calculate income categories INCOME2   _INCOMG
Section 16: Arthritis Burden
Told by a doctor you had arthritis HAVARTH2   _DRDXART
Section 17: Fruits and Vegetables
Fruit juice servings per day FRUITJUI   FTJUDAY_
Fruit servings per day FRUIT   FRUTDAY_
Green salad servings per day GREENSAL   GNSLDAY_
Potato servings per day POTATOES   POTADAY_
Carrot servings per day CARROTS   CRTSDAY_
Vegetable servings per day VEGETABL   VEGEDAY_
Calculated servings of fruits & vegetables FRUITJUI, FRUIT, GREENSAL, POTATOES, CARROTS, VEGETBLE FTJUDAY_, FRUTDAY_, GNSLDAY_, POTADAY_, CRTSDAY_, VEGEDAY_ _FRTSERV
Summary index of daily servings fruits and vegetables FRUITJUI, FRUIT, GREENSAL, POTATOES, CARROTS, VEGETABL _FRTSERV _FRTINDX
Consume five or more servings or fruits or vegetables per day FRUITJUI, FRUIT, GREENSAL, POTATOES, CARROTS, VEGETABL _FRTSERV _FV5SRV
Section 17: Physical Activity
Minutes of moderate physical activity MODPATIM   _MODPAMN
Minutes of vigorous physical activity VIGPATIM   _VIGPAMN
Meet moderate recommendations MODPACT, MODPATIM, MODPADAY _MODPAMN MODCAT_
Meet vigorous recommendations VIGPACT, VIGPATIM, VIGPADAY _VIGPAMN VIGCAT_
Meet moderate and vigorous recommendations MODPACT, MODPATIM, MODPADAY, VIGPACT, VIGPATIM, VIGPADAY MODCAT_, VIGCAT_ PACAT_
RF for moderate physical activity MODPACT, MODPATIM, MODPADAY, VIGPACT, VIGPATIM, VIGPADAY PACAT_ _RFPAMOD
RF for vigorous physical activity VIGPACT, VIGPATIM, VIGPADAY VIGCAT_ _RFPAVIG
RF for recommended physical activity MODPACT, MODPATIM, MODPADAY, VIGPACT, VIGPATIM, VIGPADAY PACAT_ _RFPAREC
RF for no leisure time physical activity EXERANY2   _TOTINDA
RF for no leisure time exercise or physical activity EXERANY2, MODPACT, MODPATIM, MODPADAY, VIGPACT, VIGPATIM, VIGPADAY _RFPAREC _RFNOPA
Section 20: HIV/AIDS
RF for age 1864 that have ever been tested for HIV HIVTST4, AGE   _AIDTST2
RF for age 18-64 that have ever participated in high-risk behavior HIVRISK2, AGE   _HIGHRSK
 
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