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Locator Record

Title: Cardiovascular Disease (CDQ_B )
Contact Number: 1-866-441-NCHS
Years of Content: 2001 - 2002
First Published: May, 2004
Revised: NA
Access Constraints: None
Use Constraints: None
Geographic Coverage: National
Subject:Cardiovascular Disease
Record Source: NHANES 2001 - 2002
Survey Methodology: NHANES 2001 - 2002 is a stratified multistage probability sample of the civilian non-institutionalized population of the U.S.
Medium: NHANES Web site; SAS transport files

Component Description

The Cardiovascular section (variable name prefix CDQ) provides personal interview data on symptoms that may be associated with angina pectoris or respiratory disease.

Eligible Sample

All participants 40 year of age and older are asked these questions.

Interview Setting and Mode of Administration

Home Interview; In-person.

Analytic Notes

Other than question CDQ010, these questions are not comparable to the CDQ questions for NHANES 1999-2000, which focused on symptoms related to congestive heart failure.

Data Access:

The CDQ data are publicly available at www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes.htm.

References

Codebook and Frequencies

SEQN - Respondent sequence number

Variable Name:
SEQN
SAS Label:
Respondent sequence number
English Text:
Respondent sequence number.
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS

CDQ001 - SP ever had pain or discomfort in chest

Variable Name:
CDQ001
SAS Label:
SP ever had pain or discomfort in chest
English Text:
{Have you/Has SP} ever had any pain or discomfort in {your/her/his} chest?
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 Yes 1043 1043
2 No 2437 3480 CDQ010
7 Refused 2 3482 CDQ010
9 Don't know 3 3485 CDQ010
. Missing 1 3486

CDQ002 - SP get it walking uphill or in a hurry

Variable Name:
CDQ002
SAS Label:
SP get it walking uphill or in a hurry
English Text:
{Do you/Does she/Does he} get it when {you/she/he} walk uphill or hurry?
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 Yes 246 246
2 No 697 943 CDQ008
3 NEVER WALKS UPHILL OR HURRIES 95 1038
7 Refused 0 1038 CDQ008
9 Don't know 5 1043 CDQ008
. Missing 2443 3486

CDQ003 - During an ordinary pace on level ground

Variable Name:
CDQ003
SAS Label:
During an ordinary pace on level ground
English Text:
{Do you/Does she/Does he} get it when {you/she/he} walk at an ordinary pace on level ground?
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 Yes 101 101
2 No 237 338
7 Refused 0 338
9 Don't know 3 341
. Missing 3145 3486

CDQ004 - If so does SP continue or slow down

Variable Name:
CDQ004
SAS Label:
If so does SP continue or slow down
English Text:
What {do you/does she/does he} do if {you/she/he} get it while {you/she/he} are walking? {Do you/Does she/Does he} stop or slow down or continue at the same pace?
English Instructions:
CHECK "STOP OR SLOW DOWN" IF SP CARRIES ON AFTER TAKING NITROGLYCERINE.
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 STOP OR SLOW DOWN 240 240
2 CONTINUE AT THE SAME PACE 19 259 CDQ008
7 Refused 1 260 CDQ008
9 Don't know 1 261 CDQ008
. Missing 3225 3486

CDQ005 - Does standing relieve pain/discomfort

Variable Name:
CDQ005
SAS Label:
Does standing relieve pain/discomfort
English Text:
If {you/she/he} stand still, what happens to it? Is the pain or discomfort relieved or not relieved?
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 RELIEVED 202 202
2 NOT RELIEVED 36 238 CDQ008
7 Refused 0 238 CDQ008
9 Don't know 2 240 CDQ008
. Missing 3246 3486

CDQ006 - How soon is the pain relieved

Variable Name:
CDQ006
SAS Label:
How soon is the pain relieved
English Text:
How soon is the pain relieved? Would you say...
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 10 minutes or less 168 168
2 More than 10 minutes 34 202 CDQ008
7 Refused 0 202 CDQ008
9 Don't know 0 202 CDQ008
. Missing 3284 3486

CDQ009A - Pain in right arm

Variable Name:
CDQ009A
SAS Label:
Pain in right arm
English Text:
Please look at this card and show me where the pain or discomfort is located.
English Instructions:
CODE ALL THAT APPLY. PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL AREAS. HAND CARD CDQ1.
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 1 14 14
77 Refused 0 14
99 Don't know 1 15
. Missing 3471 3486

CDQ009B - Pain in right chest

Variable Name:
CDQ009B
SAS Label:
Pain in right chest
English Text:
Please look at this card and show me where the pain or discomfort is located.
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
2 2 27 27
. Missing 3459 3486

CDQ009C - Pain in neck

Variable Name:
CDQ009C
SAS Label:
Pain in neck
English Text:
Please look at this card and show me where the pain or discomfort is located.
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
3 3 21 21
. Missing 3465 3486

CDQ009D - Pain in upper sternum

Variable Name:
CDQ009D
SAS Label:
Pain in upper sternum
English Text:
Please look at this card and show me where the pain or discomfort is located.
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
4 4 111 111
. Missing 3375 3486

CDQ009E - Pain in lower sternum

Variable Name:
CDQ009E
SAS Label:
Pain in lower sternum
English Text:
Please look at this card and show me where the pain or discomfort is located.
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
5 5 29 29
. Missing 3457 3486

CDQ009F - Pain in left chest

Variable Name:
CDQ009F
SAS Label:
Pain in left chest
English Text:
Please look at this card and show me where the pain or discomfort is located.
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
6 6 63 63
. Missing 3423 3486

CDQ009G - Pain in left arm

Variable Name:
CDQ009G
SAS Label:
Pain in left arm
English Text:
Please look at this card and show me where the pain or discomfort is located.
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
7 7 19 19
. Missing 3467 3486

CDQ009H - Pain in epigastric area

Variable Name:
CDQ009H
SAS Label:
Pain in epigastric area
English Text:
Please look at this card and show me where the pain or discomfort is located.
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
8 8 6 6
. Missing 3480 3486

CDQ008 - Severe pain in chest more than half hour

Variable Name:
CDQ008
SAS Label:
Severe pain in chest more than half hour
English Text:
Have {you/she/he} ever had a severe pain across the front of {your/her/his} chest lasting for half an hour or more?
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 Yes 290 290
2 No 749 1039
7 Refused 0 1039
9 Don't know 4 1043
. Missing 2443 3486

CDQ010 - Shortness of breath on stairs/inclines

Variable Name:
CDQ010
SAS Label:
Shortness of breath on stairs/inclines
English Text:
{Have you/Has SP} had shortness of breath either when hurrying on the level or walking up a slight hill?
Target:
Both males and females 40 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 Yes 1232 1232
2 No 2238 3470
7 Refused 2 3472
9 Don't know 13 3485
. Missing 1 3486