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Summary Matrix of Calculated Variables (CV) in the 2011 Data File

Description or Result
of Calculation
Input Variables
(From Questionnaire)
Description of Field and
SAS Variable Name
Output Variables
(In Final Data Set)
Section 1: Health Status
CV for fair or poor general health GENHLTH   _RFHLTH
Section 4: Hypertension Awareness
CV for High Blood Pressure BPHIGH4   _RFHYPE5
Section 5: Cholesterol Awareness
Three level categorization for cholesterol checked within past five years BLOODCHO, CHOLCHK   _CHOLCHK
CV for ever having had cholesterol checked and told it was high BLOODCHO, TOLDHI2   _RFCHOL
Section 6: Chronic Health Conditions
CV for lifetime asthma prevalence ASTHMA3   _LTASTH1
CV for current asthma prevalence ASTHMA3, ASTHNOW   _CASTHM1
Computed asthma status ASTHMA3, ASTHNOW   _ASTHMS1
Section 7: Tobacco Use
Smoking Status: Everyday smoker, someday smoker, former smoker and non smoker SMOKE100, SMOKDAY2   _SMOKER3
CV for current smoking status SMOKE100, SMOKDAY2 _SMOKER3 _RFSMOK3
Section 8: Demographics
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
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 _AGE_G
Calculated Body Mass Index SEX, WEIGHT2, HEIGHT3 HTIN4, HTM4, WTKG3 _BMI5
Four level weight variable (normal, overweight, obese) based on Body Mass Index SEX, WEIGHT2, HEIGHT3 HTIN4, HTM4, WTKG3, _BMI5 _BMI5CAT
Calculated number of children in household CHILDREN   _CHLDCNT
Calculated education level completed EDUCA   _EDUCAG
Calculated income categories INCOME2   _INCOMG
Section 9: Fruits & Vegetables
Fruit juice servings per day FRUITJU1   FTJUDA1_
Fruit servings per day FRUIT1   FRUTDA1_
Bean servgins per day FVBEANS   BEANDAY_
Dark green vegetable servings per day FVGREEN   GRENDAY_
Orange-colored vegetable servings per day FVORANG   ORNGDAY_
Vegetable servings per day VEGETAB1   VEGEDA1_
The number of missing fruit responses FRUITJU1, FRUIT1 FTJUDA1_, FRUTDA1_ _MISFRTN
The number of missing vegetable responses VEGETAB1, FVGREEN, FVORANG, FVBEANS GRENDAY_, ORNGDAY_ , BEANDAY_ , VEGEDA1_ _MISVEGN
Missing any fruit responses FRUITJU1, FRUIT1 FTJUDA1_, FRUTDA1_, _MISFRTN _FRTRESP
Missing any vegetable responses VEGETAB1, FVGREEN, FVORANG, FVBEANS GRENDAY_, ORNGDAY_ , BEANDAY_ , VEGEDA1_, _MISVEGN _VEGRESP
Total fruits consumed per day FRUITJU1, FRUIT1 FTJUDA1_, FRUTDA1_ _FRUTSUM
Total vegetables consumed per day VEGETAB1, FVGREEN, FVORANG, FVBEANS GRENDAY_, ORNGDAY_ , BEANDAY_ , VEGEDA1_ _VEGESUM
Reported consuming Fruit >16/day FRUITJU1, FRUIT1 FTJUDA1_, FRUTDA1_, _FRUTSUM _FRT16
Reported consuming Vegetables >23/day VEGETAB1, FVGREEN, FVORANG, FVBEANS _VEGESUM _VEG23
Fruit Exclusion from analyses FRUITJU1, FRUIT1 FTJUDA1_, FRUTDA1_, _MISFRTN, _FRTRESP _FRUITEX
Vegetable Exclusion from analyses VEGETAB1, FVGREEN, FVORANG, FVBEANS GRENDAY_, ORNGDAY_ , BEANDAY_ , VEGEDA1_, _MISVEGN, _VEGESUM, _VEGRESP, _VEG23 _VEGETEX
Section 10: Exercise (Physical Activity)
CV for no leisure time physical activity EXERANY2   _TOTINDA
Activity MET Value for First Activity EXRACT01   METVAL1_
Activity MET Value for Second Activity EXRACT02   METVAL2_
Estimated Age-Gender Specific Maximum Oxygen Consumption SEX, AGE   MAXVO2_
Estimated Activity Intensity for First Activity EXRACT01, SEX, AGE METVAL1_, FC60_ ACTINT1_
Estimated Activity Intensity for Second Activity EXRACT02, SEX, AGE METVAL2_, FC60_ ACTINT2_
Minutes of First Activity EXERHMM1   PADUR1_
Minutes of Second Activity EXERHMM2   PADUR2_
Physical Activity Frequency per Week for First Activity EXERANY2, EXEROFT1   PAFREQ1_
Physical Activity Frequency per Week for Second Activity EXERANY2, EXEROFT2   PAFREQ2_
Minutes of Physical Acitivity per week for First Activity EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM1, EXERANY2, EXEROFT1 PADUR1_, PAFREQ1_, ACTINT1_ _MINACT1
Minutes of Physical Acitivity per week for Second Activity EXRACT02, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM2, EXERANY2, EXEROFT2 PADUR2_, PAFREQ2_, ACTINT2_ _MINACT2
Strength Activity Frequency per Week STRENGTH   STRFREQ_
Missing Physical Activity Data EXERANY2, EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXRACT02, EXERHMM1, EXEROFT1, EXERHMM2, EXEROFT2 ACTINT1_, _MINACT1, ACTINT2_, _MINACT2 PAMISS_
Minutes of Physical Acitivity per week for First Activity EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM1, EXERANY2, EXEROFT1 ACTINT1_, _MINACT1 PAMIN1_
Minutes of Physical Acitivity per week for Second Activity EXRACT02, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM2, EXERANY2, EXEROFT2 ACTINT2_, _MINACT2 PAMIN2_
Minutes of total Physical Acitivity per week EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM1, EXERANY2, EXEROFT1, EXRACT02, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM2, EXERANY2, EXEROFT2 PAMIN1_, PAMIN2_ PAMIN_
Minutes of Vigorous Physical Acitivity per week for First Activity EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM1, EXERANY2, EXEROFT1 ACTINT1_, _MINACT1 PAVIGM1_
Minutes of Vigorous Physical Acitivity per week for Second Activity EXRACT02, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM2, EXERANY2, EXEROFT2 ACTINT2_, _MINACT2 PAVIGM2_
Minutes of total Vigorous Physical Acitivity per week EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM1, EXERANY2, EXEROFT1, EXRACT02, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM2, EXERANY2, EXEROFT2 PAVIGM1_, PAVIGM2_ PAVIGMN_
Physical Activity Categories EXERANY2, EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM1, EXEROFT1, EXRACT02, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM2, EXERANY2, EXEROFT2 PAMIN_, PAVIGMN_ _PACAT
Physical Activity Index EXERANY2, EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM1, EXEROFT1, EXRACT02, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM2, EXERANY2, EXEROFT2 PAMIN_ _PAINDEX
150 Minute Physical Activity Calculated Variable EXERANY2, EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM1, EXEROFT1, EXRACT02, SEX, AGE, EXERHMM2, EXERANY2, EXEROFT2 PAMIN_, PAVIGMN_ _PA150R1
300 Minute Physical Activity Calculated Variable EXERANY2, EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXRACT02, EXERHMM1, EXEROFT1, EXERHMM2, EXEROFT2 PAMISS_, PAMIN_ _PA300R1
300 Minute Physical Activity 2-Level Calculated Variable EXERANY2, EXRACT01, SEX, AGE, EXRACT02, EXERHMM1, EXEROFT1, EXERHMM2, EXEROFT2 _PA300R1 _PA3002L
Muscle Strengthening Reccomendation STRENGTH STRFREQ_ _PASTRNG
Aerobic and Strengthening Guideline STRENGTH _PASTRNG, _PAINDEX _PAREC
Aerobic and Strengthening (2-level) STRENGTH _PAREC _PASTAER
Section 13: Seatbelt Use
CV for Always/Nearly Always wear seatbelt SEATBELT   _RFSEAT2
CV for Alwayswear seatbelt SEATBELT   _RFSEAT3
Section 14: Immunization
CV for respondents aged 65 and older that have had a flu shot within the past year FLUSHOT5   _FLSHOT5
CV for respondent aged 65 and older that have ever had a pneumonia vaccine PNEUVAC3   _PNEUMO2
Section 15: Alcohol Consumption
Drink alcoholic beverages in past 30 days (Y/N) ALCDAY5   DRNKANY5
Drink occasions per day ALCDAY5   DROCDY3_
CV for BINGE drinking (males GE 5 drinks on an occasion, females GE 4 drinks on an occasion) ALCDAY5, DRNK3GE5   _RFBING5
Number of Drinks of Alcohol per day ALCDAY5, AVEDRNK DROCDY3_ _DRNKDY4
Number of Drinks of Alcohol per month ALCDAY5, AVEDRNK DROCDY3_, _DRNKDY4 _DRNKMO4
CV for HEAVY drinking (GT 2 drinks per day for men, GT 1 drink per day for women) SEX, ALCDAY5, AVEDRNK _DRNKDY4 _RFDRHV4
CV for HEAVY drinking in men (GT 2 drinks per day) SEX, ALCDAY5, AVEDRNK _DRNKDY4 _RFDRMN4
CV for HEAVY drinking in women (GT 1 drink per day) SEX, ALCDAY5, AVEDRNK _DRNKDY4 _RFDRWM4

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