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Locator Record

Title: File 2: Participant's Use of Supplement (DSQ2_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.
English Instructions:
< blank >
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS

DSDSUPID - Supplement ID number

Variable Name:
DSDSUPID
SAS Label:
Supplement ID number
English Text:
Supplement ID number
English Instructions:
< blank >
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
Supplement ID number Value was recorded 7966 7966
7777777777 Refused 0 7966
9999999999 Don't know 0 7966
< blank > Missing 0 7966

DSDSUPP - Supplement name

Variable Name:
DSDSUPP
SAS Label:
Supplement name
English Text:
Supplement name
English Instructions:
< blank >
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
Supplement name Value was recorded 7934 7934
7777 Refused 3 7937
9999 Don't know 29 7966
< blank > Missing 0 7966

DSD070 - Was container seen?

Variable Name:
DSD070
SAS Label:
Was container seen?
English Text:
Was container seen?
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 Yes 6170 6170
2 No 879 7049
. Missing 917 7966

DSDMTCH - Matching code

Variable Name:
DSDMTCH
SAS Label:
Matching code
English Text:
Matching code
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 Exact or near exact match 4408 4408
2 Probable match 158 4566
3 Generic match 1792 6358
4 Reasonable match 712 7070
5 Default match 787 7857
6 No match 77 7934
7 Refused 3 7937
9 Don't know 29 7966
. Missing 0 7966

DSD090 - How long supplement taken (days)?

Variable Name:
DSD090
SAS Label:
How long supplement taken (days)?
English Text:
For how long have you been taking {PRODUCT NAME} or a similar type of product?
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 to 29200 Range of Values 7879 7879
7777777 Refused 1 7880
9999999 Don't know 52 7932
. Missing 34 7966

DSD103 - Days supplement taken, past 30 days

Variable Name:
DSD103
SAS Label:
Days supplement taken, past 30 days
English Text:
In the past 30 days, on how many days did you take {PRODUCT NAME}?
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 to 30 Range of Values 7685 7685
7777 Refused 0 7685
9999 Don't know 11 7696
. Missing 270 7966

DSD122Q - Quantity of supplement taken daily

Variable Name:
DSD122Q
SAS Label:
Quantity of supplement taken daily
English Text:
On the days that you took it, how much did you take?
English Instructions:
ENTER NUMBER
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
0.06 to 48 Range of Values 7805 7805
777777 Refused 0 7805
999999 Don't know 6 7811
. Missing 155 7966

DSD122U - Dosage form

Variable Name:
DSD122U
SAS Label:
Dosage form
English Text:
Dosage form
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
1 Tablets, capsules, pills, caplets, softgels, gelcaps, vegicaps 7100 7100
2 Droppers 20 7120
3 Drops 10 7130
5 Injections/Shots 0 7130
6 Lozenges 3 7133
7 Milliliters 102 7235
10 Powder/Granules 0 7235
11 Tablespoons 63 7298
12 Teaspoons 120 7418
13 Wafers 1 7419
15 Cans 0 7419
16 Grams 13 7432
17 Dots 0 7432
18 Cups 2 7434
19 Spray/Squirts 0 7434
20 Chews 231 7665
21 Scoop 44 7709
22 CC 0 7709
23 Capful 7 7716
24 MG 0 7716
25 Units 0 7716
26 Gulp 0 7716
27 Ounces 12 7728
28 Packages/Packets 60 7788
29 Vial 0 7788
30 Gumball 18 7806
31 Strips 2 7808
77 Refused 0 7808
99 Don't know 0 7808
. Missing 158 7966

DSDANTA - Antacid reported as a dietary supplement

Variable Name:
DSDANTA
SAS Label:
Antacid reported as a dietary supplement
English Text:
Antacid reported as a dietary supplement
English Instructions:
Antacids that are reported with dietary supplements (DSQ) are coded 1, antacids reported with medications in the antacid section are coded 2, dietary supplements that are not antacids are coded 0.
Target:
Both males and females 0 YEARS - 150 YEARS
Code or Value Value Description Count Cumulative Skip to Item
0 Non-antacid supplement 7084 7084
1 Antacid reported with dietary supplements(DSQ) 3 7087
2 Antacid reported with medications(RXQ) 879 7966
. Missing 0 7966