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Form 2 - Eligibility Screening

File NameData as ofPopulationData collectedOne row perRows
f2_ctos_inv.dat9/12/2005CT+OSBaselineParticipant161,808
ID - WHI Participant Common ID
Col 1
NMissing
161,8080
F2DAYS - F2 Days since randomization
Col 2
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
161,8080-1,7531,107-145.472153.96
F2CONT - Contact type
Col 3
The method used to collect the data.
ValueDescriptionN%
1Phone65,08340.2
2Mail55,55834.3
3Visit40,10624.8
4Other00
8Other1,0610.7
AREA3Y - Living in area for next 3 years
Col 4
Do you think you will be living in this area for the next three years?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No60
1Yes161,797100
Missing50%
OTHSTDY - In other research study
Col 5
Are you now in any other research study?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No157,03097
1Yes4,7743
Missing40%
EXSTDY - Excluded study
Col 6
Is study on CC list of excluding studies?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q9 "In any other study".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No4,7682.9
1Yes10
Missing157,03997.1%
BRCA_F2 - Breast cancer ever
Col 7
Did a doctor ever say that you had breast cancer?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No156,65996.8
1Yes5,0243.1
Missing1250.1%
COLON_F2 - Colorectal cancer ever
Col 8
Did a doctor ever say that you had colon, rectum, bowel or intestinal cancer?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No160,60799.3
1Yes9460.6
Missing2550.2%
COLON10Y - Colorectal cancer last 10 years
Col 9
Were you told that you had this cancer in the last 10 years?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q11 "Cancer-colon,rectum".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No4260.3
1Yes4940.3
Missing160,88899.4%
ENDO_F2 - Endometrial cancer ever
Col 10
Did a doctor ever say that you had endometrial cancer (cancer of the lining of the uterus or womb)?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No159,44598.5
1Yes2,2371.4
Missing1260.1%
ENDO10Y - Endometrial cancer last 10 years
Col 11
Were you told that you had this cancer in the last 10 years?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q12 "Cancer-endometrial".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No1,6421
1Yes5720.4
Missing159,59498.6%
SKIN_F2 - Skin cancer ever
Col 12
Did a doctor ever say that you had skin cancer?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No144,54789.3
1Yes17,03910.5
Missing2220.1%
MELAN_F2 - Melanoma cancer ever
Col 13
Was the skin cancer a melanoma?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No159,50198.6
1Yes1,9941.2
Missing3130.2%
MELAN10Y - Melanoma cancer last 10 years
Col 14
Were you told that you had this melanoma in the last 10 years?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q13 "Cancer-skin". Sub-question of F2 V3 Q13.1 "Cancer-melanoma".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No1,0600.7
1Yes9150.6
Missing159,83398.8%
OTHCA10Y - Any other cancer than listed last 10 yrs
Col 15
In the past 10 years, did a doctor ever say that you had any other cancers?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No156,05496.4
1Yes1,4950.9
Missing4,2592.6%
RACE - Racial or ethnic group
Col 16
How would you describe your racial or ethnic group? If you are of mixed blood, which group do you identify with most?
Usage Notes: Users acknowledge that American Indian or Alaskan Native participants were self-identified and were primarily dwelling in urban areas and are not representative of the diverse American Indian population across the United States. Users agree not to use the data to infer tribal status or affiliation.
ValueDescriptionN%
1American Indian or Alaskan Native7130.4
2Asian or Pacific Islander4,1902.6
3Black or African-American14,6189
4Hispanic/Latino6,4844
5White (not of Hispanic origin)133,54182.5
8Other1,8491.1
Missing4130.3%
HEARSTDY - Reason for contacting study
Col 17
How did you hear about the study? (Mark one. If you heard in more than one way, mark the one that made you decide to contact us.)
ValueDescriptionN%
1Mailed letter83,87651.8
2Brochure16,89510.4
3T.V.5,2373.2
4Radio1,8831.2
5Newspaper or Magazine24,71115.3
6Meeting1,8461.1
7Friend or Relative15,4069.5
8Other10,0596.2
Missing1,8951.2%
HORM - Female hormones ever
Col 18
Did you ever use any female hormones like estrogen (Premarin) or progesterone (Provera)?These might be pills, skin patches, implants, creams, suppositories, shots, or birth control pills. (This does not include birth control pills you used before you were 50.)
Usage Notes: Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No52,64432.5
1Yes104,98364.9
Missing4,1812.6%
HORMNW - Female hormones now
Col 19
Are you using female hormones now?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17 "Female hormones ever". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No36,50522.6
1Yes68,02842
Missing57,27535.4%
HORM3M - Female hormones last 3 months
Col 20
Have you used female hormones in the last 3 months?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17 "Female hormones ever". Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17.1 "Female hormones now". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No33,28320.6
1Yes1,8171.1
Missing126,70878.3%
OSTEOBK - Osteoporosis-related fracture ever
Col 21
Have you ever had an osteoporosis-related fracture or broken bone? (Osteoporosis is a condition where bones become brittle and weak as a woman ages.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17 "Female hormones ever". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No100,11961.9
1Yes2,8231.7
Missing58,86636.4%
HORMBK - Hormones to treat osteoporosis fracture
Col 22
Did a doctor give you hormones to treat the fracture or broken bone?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17 "Female hormones ever". Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17.3 "Osteoporosis-related fracture". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No2,1671.3
1Yes6220.4
Missing159,01998.3%
HYST - Hysterectomy ever
Col 23
Did you ever have a hysterectomy? (This is an operation to take out your uterus or womb.)
ValueDescriptionN%
0No94,03258.1
1Yes67,68641.8
Missing900.1%
HYST3M - Hysterectomy last 3 months
Col 24
Was your hysterectomy within the last 3 months?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q18 "Ever had a hysterectomy".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No66,34841
1Yes5580.3
Missing94,90258.7%
HYSTAGE - Age at hysterectomy
Col 25
How old were you when you had your hysterectomy?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q18 "Ever had a hysterectomy".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 303,0971.9
230-346,7664.2
335-3912,7297.9
440-4415,4429.5
545-4913,8218.5
650-548,4725.2
755-593,4532.1
860 or older3,6342.2
Missing94,39458.3%
MENSELST - Last time had any menstrual bleeding
Col 26
When was the last time you had any menstrual bleeding or spotting? (Your best guess.)
ValueDescriptionN%
1Still having menstrual bleeding7,1674.4
2Within last 6 months3,8652.4
37 to 12 months ago2,5081.5
4Over 12 months ago145,78190.1
Missing2,4871.5%
MEALOUT - 10 or more meals prepared away from home
Col 27
How many of your meals are prepared away from your home each week, that is, meals that you eat in a restaurant, or as "take-out", or at friends or relatives houses?
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 10 meals each week156,26796.6
210 or more meals each week5,4483.4
Missing930.1%
MALDIET - Special malabsorption diet
Col 28
Are you following a special diet prescribed by a doctor for malabsorption, celiac sprue (sometimes this is called a gluten-free diet), ulcerative colitis, or Crohns disease? (We know that these may be unfamiliar words. If you have not been told to follow one of these diets, mark No.)
Usage Notes: Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No156,98097
1Yes5880.4
Missing4,2402.6%
LFDIETF2 - Special low-fiber diet
Col 29
Are you following a special low-fiber or low-residue diet (low in fruits, vegetables, and grains) that was prescribed for you by your doctor?
Usage Notes: Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No156,87296.9
1Yes6760.4
Missing4,2602.6%
DIAB - Diabetes ever
Col 30
Did a doctor ever say that you had sugar diabetes or high blood sugar when you were not pregnant?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No152,08094
1Yes9,6185.9
Missing1100.1%
DIABAGE - Age first told had diabetes
Col 31
How old were you when you were first told you had sugar diabetes? (Dont include diabetes you had only when pregnant.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q23 "Sugar diabetes".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 211400.1
221-292070.1
330-396480.4
440-491,7101.1
550-593,3402.1
660-692,8161.7
770 or older6880.4
Missing152,25994.1%
DIABCOMA - Hospitalized for a diabetic coma
Col 32
Were you ever hospitalized for a diabetic coma?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q23 "Sugar diabetes".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No9,4585.8
1Yes1250.1
Missing152,22594.1%
DBDIETF2 - Special diet for diabetes
Col 33
Did a doctor ever tell you to keep a special diet for your diabetes?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q23 "Sugar diabetes".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No2,0941.3
1Yes7,4774.6
Missing152,23794.1%
INSULIN - Insulin shots ever
Col 34
Did you ever take insulin shots?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q23 "Sugar diabetes".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No6,8624.2
1Yes2,7131.7
Missing152,23394.1%
INSULINW - Insulin shots now
Col 35
Are you using insulin now?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q23 "Sugar diabetes". Sub-question of F2 V3 Q23.4 "Ever taken insulin".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No5600.3
1Yes2,1211.3
Missing159,12798.3%
DIABPILL - Pills for diabetes ever
Col 36
Did you ever take pills for your diabetes to lower your blood sugar?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q23 "Sugar diabetes".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No2,8651.8
1Yes6,6104.1
Missing152,33394.1%
DIABNW - Diabetes now
Col 37
Do you have sugar diabetes or high blood sugar now?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q23 "Sugar diabetes".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No2,1061.3
1Yes7,3904.6
Missing152,31294.1%
DVT - DVT ever
Col 38
Did a doctor ever say that you had a blood clot in your legs? This is sometimes called deep vein thrombosis or DVT. This does not include varicose veins or phlebitis.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No156,22796.6
1Yes5,4783.4
Missing1030.1%
DVT6M - DVT last 6 months
Col 39
Did you have a blood clot in your leg in the last 6 months?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q24 "Blood clot in legs".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No5,1593.2
1Yes2670.2
Missing156,38296.6%
DVTACC1M - DVT 1 month after accident
Col 40
Did this blood clot occur within one month after a serious accident, fracture, injury, or operation?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q24 "Blood clot in legs". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No2,9201.8
1Yes2,0941.3
Missing156,79496.9%
PE - Pulmonary embolism ever
Col 41
Did a doctor ever say that you had a blood clot in your lung? This is sometimes called a pulmonary embolus or PE.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No160,31899.1
1Yes1,4190.9
Missing710%
PE6M - Pulmonary embolism last 6 months
Col 42
Did you have a blood clot in your lung in the last 6 months?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q25 "Blood clot in lung".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No1,3530.8
1Yes430
Missing160,41299.1%
PEACC1M - Pulmonary embolism 1 mo after accident
Col 43
Did this blood clot occur within one month after a serious accident, fracture, injury, or operation?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q25 "Blood clot in lung". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No6540.4
1Yes6410.4
Missing160,51399.2%
STROKE - Stroke ever
Col 44
Did a doctor ever say that you had a stroke?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No159,58798.6
1Yes2,1651.3
Missing560%
STROKE6M - Stroke last 6 months
Col 45
Did you have a stroke in the last 6 months?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q26 "Stroke ever".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No2,0801.3
1Yes720
Missing159,65698.7%
TIA - TIA ever
Col 46
Did a doctor ever say that you had a small stroke that lasted less than 24 hours? This is sometimes called a transient ischemic attack or TIA.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No158,20097.8
1Yes3,5272.2
Missing810.1%
TIA6M - TIA last 6 months
Col 47
Did you have a TIA in the last 6 months?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q27 "Small stroke ever".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No3,3472.1
1Yes1570.1
Missing158,30497.8%
MI - MI ever
Col 48
Did a doctor ever say that you had a heart attack? This is sometimes called a coronary, myocardial infarction, or MI.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No158,01697.7
1Yes3,7042.3
Missing880.1%
MIAGE - Age first had MI
Col 49
How old were you when you had your first heart attack? (Your best guess.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q28 "Heart attack ever".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 402270.1
240-495810.4
350-591,2170.8
460-691,2400.8
570 or older3820.2
Missing158,16197.7%
MI6M - MI last 6 months
Col 50
Did you have a heart attack in the last 6 months?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q28 "Heart attack ever".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No3,5962.2
1Yes830.1
Missing158,12997.7%
SCANEMIA - Sickle cell anemia ever
Col 51
Did a doctor ever say that you had any of the following health problems? (Please mark No or Yes for each problem listed.) Sickle cell anemia?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No161,799100
1Yes20
Missing70%
CHF_F2 - Heart failure ever
Col 52
Did a doctor ever say that you had any of the following health problems? (Please mark No or Yes for each problem listed.) Heart failure?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No160,44199.2
1Yes1,3600.8
Missing70%
LIVERDIS - Liver disease ever
Col 53
Did a doctor ever say that you had any of the following health problems? (Please mark No or Yes for each problem listed.) Liver disease (chronic active hepatitis, cirrhosis, or yellow jaundice)?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No157,98397.6
1Yes3,8152.4
Missing100%
BLDPROB - Bleeding problem ever
Col 54
Did a doctor ever say that you had any of the following health problems? (Please mark No or Yes for each problem listed.) Bleeding problem?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No157,60097.4
1Yes4,0882.5
Missing1200.1%
L15LBS6M - Lost 15 lbs in the last 6 mo w/o trying
Col 55
Have you lost 15 or more pounds in the last 6 months without trying?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No161,02799.5
1Yes5980.4
Missing1830.1%
DIALYSIS - Kidney dialysis for kidney failure
Col 56
Are you on kidney dialysis or a kidney machine for kidney or renal failure?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No161,801100
1Yes00
Missing70%
OTHCHRON - Other long-term illness
Col 57
Do you have any other long-term or chronic illness?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No111,83369.1
1Yes49,96730.9
Missing80%
HARDSTDY - Problems make it hard to participate
Col 58
Are there any reasons, like serious emotional problems, mental illness, or too much stress, that would make it hard for you to be in a research study?
Usage Notes: Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No149,61292.5
1Yes10
Missing12,1957.5%
COMECC - Able to come to clinic
Col 59
Will you be able to come to our clinic?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No430
1Yes161,755100
Missing100%
HELPCC - Kind of help needed to come to clinic
Col 60
What kind of help would you need to come to our clinic?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q34 "Able to get to clinic".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Transportation160
2Child care00
3Adult care00
8Other00
Missing161,792100%
INTDM - Interested in DM part of study
Col 61
Do you think you might be interested in the Dietary Change part of the study?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No23,45914.5
1Yes103,31763.9
9Don't know31,20419.3
Missing3,8282.4%
AVAILDM - Available for regular dietary meetings
Col 62
If you join the dietary part of the study, you will be placed in a dietary change or usual diet group. You may be attending regular group meetings. Will you be available for regular meetings for the next year?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q35 "Interested in diet". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No3,8372.4
1Yes122,48475.7
Missing35,48721.9%
INTHRT - Interested in HRT part of study
Col 63
Do you think you might be interested in the Hormone Replacement part of the study?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No76,87847.5
1Yes34,90921.6
9Don't know46,10028.5
Missing3,9212.4%
AVAILHRT - Consider taking only HRT from CC
Col 64
If you join the hormone part of the study, you may be placed into the hormone or no-hormone (placebo) group. Would you consider taking only the hormone pills given to you by Clinical Center staff if you join the hormone part of the study?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q36 "Interested in HRT". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No2,4511.5
1Yes36,81222.8
9Don't know36,64222.6
Missing85,90353.1%
TALKDOC - Interested in talking to Dr. about HRT
Col 65
If you are currently on hormones, are you interested in talking to your doctor about the Hormone Replacement part of the study?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q36 "Interested in HRT". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No5,4483.4
1Yes20,06112.4
2Not on hormones33,95321
9Don't know9,7666
Missing92,58057.2%
HRTINFDR - Send HRT info to Doctor
Col 66
Would you like us to send information about the Hormone Replacement part of the study to your doctor?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F2 V3 Q36 "Interested in HRT". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No30,91219.1
1Yes33,25320.6
Missing97,64360.3%
HELPFILL - Need someone to help fill out forms
Col 67
Will you need someone to help you fill out forms if you join this study?
Usage Notes: Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No142,71288.2
1Yes2,2951.4
Missing16,80110.4%
HORMSTAT - HRT use ever
Col 68
Computed from Form 2, questions 17 and 17.1. Combines questions 17 and 17.1 into a three category HRT use variable (never, past, current).
ValueDescriptionN%
0Never used hormones52,64432.5
1Past hormone user36,50522.6
2Current hormone user68,02842
Missing4,6312.9%
AGEHYST - Hysterectomy age group
Col 69
Computed from Form 2, questions 18 and 18.2. Collapses age at hysterectomy categories from question 18.2 into four groups. Set to missing if no hysterectomy, or age at hysterectomy is missing.
ValueDescriptionN%
1< 4022,59214
240-4929,26318.1
350-548,4725.2
455+7,0824.4
Missing94,39958.3%
DIABTRT - Diabetes treated (pills or shots)
Col 70
Computed from Form 2, question 23, 23.4 and 23.6. Indicator for whether the participant has ever been treated for diabetes with pills or shots.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No154,49395.5
1Yes7,1694.4
Missing1460.1%