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Locator Record

Title: File 1: Supplement Counts (DSQ1_D )
Contact Number: 1-866-441-NCHS
Years of Content: 2005 - 2006
First Published: October, 2008
Revised: July, 2009
Access Constraints: None
Use Constraints: None
Geographic Coverage: National
Subject:Personal interview data on use of vitamins, minerals, herbals and other dietary supplements
Record Source: NHANES 2005 - 2006
Survey Methodology: NHANES 2005 - 2006 is a stratified multistage probability sample of the civilian non-institutionalized population of the U.S.
Medium: NHANES Web site; SAS transport files

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 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS

DSD010 - Any Dietary Supplements taken?

Variable Name:
DSD010
SAS Label:
Any Dietary Supplements taken?
English Text:
The next questions are about {your/SP's} use of dietary supplements and medications during the past month. {Have you/Has SP} used or taken any vitamins, minerals or other dietary supplements in the past month? Include those products prescribed by a health professional such as a doctor or dentist, and those that do not require a prescription. This card lists some examples of different types of dietary supplements.
English Instructions:
HAND CARD DSQ1
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 Yes 3779 3779
2 No 6560 10339
7 Refused 5 10344
9 Don't know 3 10347
. Missing 1 10348

DSD010AN - Any Antacids Taken?

Variable Name:
DSD010AN
SAS Label:
Any Antacids Taken?
English Text:
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 Yes 834 834
2 No 9506 10340
7 Refused 5 10345
9 Don't know 3 10348
. Missing 0 10348

DSDCOUNT - Total # of Dietary Supplements taken

Variable Name:
DSDCOUNT
SAS Label:
Total # of Dietary Supplements taken
English Text:
Includes all supplements and the antacids reported with supplements, but not antacids reported with medications.
English Instructions:
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Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
0 to 19 Range of Values 10340 10340
77 Refused 5 10345
99 Don't know 3 10348
. Missing 0 10348

DSDANCNT - Total # of Antacids Taken

Variable Name:
DSDANCNT
SAS Label:
Total # of Antacids Taken
English Text:
Includes all antacids reported with medications.
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
0 to 4 Range of Values 10340 10340
77 Refused 5 10345
99 Don't know 3 10348
. Missing 0 10348