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Form 42 - OS Questionnaire

File NameData as ofPopulationData collectedOne row perRows
f42_os_inv.dat9/12/2005OSBaselineParticipant93,605

See Physical Activity Variable Description, page 2, for how the computed variables for household physical activity are constructed.

ID - WHI Participant Common ID
Col 1
NMissing
93,6050
F42DAYS - F42 Days since enrollment
Col 2
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
93,6050-1,04458-18.57326.984
F42CONT - Contact type
Col 3
The method used to collect the data.
ValueDescriptionN%
1Phone4810.5
2Mail27,35029.2
3Visit64,68069.1
4Other00
8Other1,0941.2
WGTBRTH - Weight at birth
Col 4
When you were born, about how much did you weigh? (Give your best guess.)
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 6 pounds9,56910.2
26 pounds to 7 pounds 15 ounces53,53757.2
38 pounds to 9 pounds 15 ounces15,70916.8
410 or more pounds2,7022.9
9Don't know11,76212.6
Missing3260.3%
FULLTERM - Full term or premature
Col 5
When you were born, were you: full-term, premature, dont know.
ValueDescriptionN%
1Full term86,04091.9
24 or more weeks premature2,3032.5
9Don't know4,9905.3
Missing2720.3%
TWIN - Twin or triplet
Col 6
When you were born, were you a twin or triplet?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No91,66697.9
1Yes1,6221.7
Missing3170.3%
BRSTFED - Breast fed
Col 7
When you were a baby, did your mother breast feed you?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No19,30320.6
1Yes54,40258.1
9Don't know19,54520.9
Missing3550.4%
COFFEEOS - Drink coffee each day
Col 8
Do you usually drink coffee each day?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No26,77828.6
1Yes66,20370.7
Missing6240.7%
CUPREGOS - Cups of regular coffee
Col 9
How many cups of regular coffee (not decaf) do you usually drink each day? (Count tall [12 oz. or more] cups and espresso drinks made with double shots of espresso as 2 cups.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q5 "Drink coffee each day".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None13,38214.3
11 cup16,06217.2
22-3 cups26,82528.7
34-5 cups6,9227.4
46 or more cups1,8672
Missing28,54730.5%
CUPDECAF - Cups of decaf coffee
Col 10
How many cups of decaf coffee do you usually drink each day? (Count tall [12 oz. or more] cups and espresso drinks made with double shots of espresso as 2 cups.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q5 "Drink coffee each day".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None35,40237.8
11 cup13,72614.7
22-3 cups12,16713
34-5 cups2,4202.6
46 or more cups5170.6
Missing29,37331.4%
COFDRIP - Method - Drip
Col 11
How is the coffee usually made? (Mark one or two.) Drip
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q5 "Drink coffee each day".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No18,70820
1Yes46,61949.8
Missing28,27830.2%
COFESPRS - Method - Espresso
Col 12
How is the coffee usually made? (Mark one or two.) Espresso
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q5 "Drink coffee each day".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No63,95568.3
1Yes1,3721.5
Missing28,27830.2%
COFINST - Method - Instant
Col 13
How is the coffee usually made? (Mark one or two.) Instant
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q5 "Drink coffee each day".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No50,26153.7
1Yes15,06616.1
Missing28,27830.2%
COFBOIL - Method - Boiled
Col 14
How is the coffee usually made? (Mark one or two.) Boiled
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q5 "Drink coffee each day".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No64,90269.3
1Yes4250.5
Missing28,27830.2%
COFPERC - Method - Percolated
Col 15
How is the coffee usually made? (Mark one or two.) Percolated
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q5 "Drink coffee each day".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No59,01963.1
1Yes6,3086.7
Missing28,27830.2%
COFPRESS - Method - French Press
Col 16
How is the coffee usually made? (Mark one or two.) French Press
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q5 "Drink coffee each day".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No64,68369.1
1Yes6440.7
Missing28,27830.2%
TEA - Drink tea each day
Col 17
The next set of questions ask about your coffee and tea drinking habits. Do you usually drink tea each day? (Do not include decaf or herbal tea.)
ValueDescriptionN%
0No68,77073.5
1Yes24,02625.7
Missing8090.9%
CUPTEA - How many cups of tea
Col 18
How many cups of tea do you usally drink each day? (Do not include decaf or herbal tea.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q6 "Drink tea each day".
ValueDescriptionN%
11 cup11,45712.2
22-3 cups9,54810.2
34-5 cups1,9152
46 or more cups5430.6
Missing70,14274.9%
ALCOHLOS - 12 or more drinks of alcohol
Col 19
For the question below, one drink of alcohol is equal to one can of beer, one glass of wine, or one shot of liquor (whiskey, brandy or gin). During your entire life, have you had 12 drinks or more of any kind of alcoholic drink?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No11,30412.1
1Yes81,69887.3
Missing6030.6%
DRNKAG14 - Drinks of alcohol (age 14-17)
Col 20
For the question below, one drink of alcohol is equal to one can of beer, one glass of wine, or one shot of liquor (whiskey, brandy or gin). When you were between 14 and 17 years old, how many drinks of alcohol did you usually have?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q7 "12 or more drinks".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None or less than 1 per month75,24480.4
11-3 each month4,0724.4
21-2 each week1,2341.3
33-6 each week6540.7
41-2 each day1170.1
53 or more each day420
Missing12,24213.1%
DRNKAG18 - Drinks of alcohol (age 18-22)
Col 21
For the question below, one drink of alcohol is equal to one can of beer, one glass of wine, or one shot of liquor (whiskey, brandy or gin). When you were between 18 and 22 years old, how many drinks of alcohol did you usually have?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q7 "12 or more drinks".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None or less than 1 per month41,52744.4
11-3 each month23,41825
21-2 each week9,86510.5
33-6 each week5,9206.3
41-2 each day5080.5
53 or more each day2530.3
Missing12,11412.9%
DRNKAG23 - Drinks of alcohol (age 23-29)
Col 22
For the questions below, one drink of alcohol is equal to one can of beer, one glass of wine, or one shot of liquor (whiskey, brandy or gin). When you were between 23 and 29 years old, how many drinks of alcohol did you usually have?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q7 "12 or more drinks".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None or less than 1 per month24,32926
11-3 each month29,03131
21-2 each week15,33716.4
33-6 each week9,94310.6
41-2 each day2,1942.3
53 or more each day6830.7
Missing12,08812.9%
DRNKAG30 - Drinks of alcohol (age 30-49)
Col 23
For the question below, one drink of alcohol is equal to one can of beer, one glass of wine, or one shot of liquor (whiskey, brandy or gin). When you were between 30 and 49 years old, how many drinks of alcohol did you usually have?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q7 "12 or more drinks".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None or less than 1 per month17,36118.5
11-3 each month24,91526.6
21-2 each week17,12018.3
33-6 each week14,54015.5
41-2 each day5,9626.4
53 or more each day1,6721.8
Missing12,03512.9%
DRNKAG50 - Drinks of alcohol (age 50)
Col 24
For the question below, one drink of alcohol is equal to one can of beer, one glass of wine, or one shot of liquor (whiskey, brandy or gin). When you were about 50 years old, how many drinks of alcohol did you usually have?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q7 "12 or more drinks".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None or less than 1 per month24,69526.4
11-3 each month20,69422.1
21-2 each week13,83814.8
33-6 each week12,81913.7
41-2 each day8,0698.6
53 or more each day1,4421.5
Missing12,04812.9%
CHLVSMK - Lived with smoker as a child
Col 25
As a child (less than 18 years old), did you ever live with someone who smoked cigarettes inside your home?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No33,13635.4
1Yes58,50562.5
9Don't know1,3131.4
Missing6510.7%
CHLVSMKY - Years as child lived with smoker
Col 26
As a child, how many years did you live with someone who smoked inside your home?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q8 "Lived with smoker as child".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 year8190.9
21-4 years2,6022.8
35-9 years5,2465.6
410-18 years49,63653
Missing35,30237.7%
ADLVSMK - Lived with smoker after age 18
Col 27
Since age 18, have you ever lived with someone (including a parent, husband, or other adult person) who smoked cigarettes inside your home?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No24,36226
1Yes68,39373.1
Missing8500.9%
ADLVSMKY - Years as adult lived with smoker
Col 28
Since age 18, how many years have you lived with someone who smoked cigarettes inside your home?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q9 "Lived with smoker after age 18".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 year2,0122.1
21-4 years9,1559.8
35-9 years8,5739.2
410-19 years14,65015.7
520-29 years13,88814.8
630-39 years10,76811.5
740 or more years9,1329.8
Missing25,42727.2%
LVSMKNW - Live with smoker now
Col 29
Does anyone living with you now smoke cigarettes inside your home?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q9 "Lived with smoker after age 18".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No61,33865.5
1Yes6,6757.1
Missing25,59227.3%
PTNRSMK - Smoker - husband/partner
Col 30
Please mark all the people who live with you now and who smoke cigarettes inside your home. Husband or partner
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q9 "Lived with smoker after age 18". Sub-question of F42 V1 Q9.2 "Live with smoker now".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No2,6562.8
1Yes3,8534.1
Missing87,09693%
CHLDSMK - Smoker - Son/daughter
Col 31
Please mark all the people who live with you now and who smoke cigarettes inside your home. Son(s) or daughter(s)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q9 "Lived with smoker after age 18". Sub-question of F42 V1 Q9.2 "Live with smoker now".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No4,3844.7
1Yes2,1252.3
Missing87,09693%
OTHSMK - Smoker - Other person
Col 32
Please mark all the people who live with you now and who smoke cigarettes inside your home. Other person/people
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q9 "Lived with smoker after age 18". Sub-question of F42 V1 Q9.2 "Live with smoker now".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No5,3635.7
1Yes1,1461.2
Missing87,09693%
WORKSMK - Worked with smoker
Col 33
Have you ever worked in a space where people smoked cigarettes?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No23,34324.9
1Yes69,48574.2
Missing7770.8%
WORKSMKY - Years worked where people smoked
Col 34
How many total years have you worked in a space where people smoked cigarettes?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q10 "Worked with smoker".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 year3,3773.6
21-4 years14,51715.5
35-9 years14,30415.3
410-19 years17,40818.6
520-29 years11,72112.5
630-39 years5,2415.6
740 or more years2,5262.7
Missing24,51126.2%
WRKSMKNW - Work with smoker now
Col 35
Do you now work in a space where people smoke?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q10 "Worked with smoker".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No62,40866.7
1Yes3,0663.3
Missing28,13130.1%
BSEEVR - Breast self-exam ever
Col 36
Have you ever done a breast self-examination (a breast exam on yourself)?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No8,1868.7
1Yes84,74490.5
Missing6750.7%
BSENUM1Y - How many breast self exams in last 12 months
Col 37
How many times have you done a breast self-exam in the last 12 months?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q11 "Breast self-exam ever".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None7,3847.9
11-5 times39,86642.6
26-10 times20,73222.1
311 or more times16,46917.6
Missing9,1549.8%
CBEEVR - Physical breast exam ever
Col 38
Have you ever had a breast physical exam done by a doctor, nurse, or physician assistant?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No1,1051.2
1Yes91,85198.1
Missing6490.7%
CBENUM5Y - How many physical breast exams in last 5 years
Col 39
How many of these exams have you had in the last 5 years?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q12 "Physical breast exam ever".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None2,3572.5
11 exam5,2165.6
22 exams8,4659
33 exams9,85510.5
44 exams12,09612.9
55 or more exams53,67457.3
Missing1,9422.1%
CBELST - How long ago was last breast exam
Col 40
How long ago did you last have a breast exam by a doctor, nurse, or physician assistant?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q12 "Physical breast exam ever".
ValueDescriptionN%
0Less than 1 year age63,49667.8
11 year ago15,13416.2
22 years ago6,3856.8
33 years ago2,2202.4
44 years ago1,0501.1
55 or more years ago3,1583.4
Missing2,1622.3%
BRSTDSOS - Benign breast disease
Col 41
Has a doctor ever told you that you had benign breast disease or fibrocystic disease in your breasts?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No64,33568.7
1Yes28,50230.4
Missing7680.8%
MAM5Y - Mammogram in last 5 years
Col 42
Have you had a mammagram (x-ray of the breast to look for cancer or other breast problems) in the last 5 years?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No5,5565.9
1Yes86,86692.8
Missing1,1831.3%
MAMNUM5Y - How many mammograms in last 5 years
Col 43
How many mammograms have you had in the last 5 years?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q14 "Mammogram in last 5 years".
ValueDescriptionN%
115,7756.2
2210,54411.3
3312,28713.1
4414,79515.8
55 or more42,90745.8
Missing7,2977.8%
GENPWDR - Used powder on genitals
Col 44
Have you ever used powder on your private parts (genital areas)?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No55,27759.1
1Yes37,90140.5
Missing4270.5%
GENPWDRY - Years used powder on genitals
Col 45
The next question asks about the use of powders (talc, baby powder, deodorant powder). For how many years?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q15 "Used powder on genitals".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 year9,89210.6
21-4 years6,6007.1
35-9 years4,4304.7
410-19 years4,3514.6
520 or more years12,33413.2
Missing55,99859.8%
DIAPHRAM - Ever use a diaphragm
Col 46
Did you ever use a diaphragm (a birth control device that fits over the opening of your womb)?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No51,67155.2
1Yes41,49844.3
Missing4360.5%
DIAPWDR - Ever use powder on diaphragm
Col 47
The next set of questions are about the use of powders (talc, baby powder, deodorant powder). Did you ever use powder on your diaphragm?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q16 "Ever use a diaphragm".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No29,61431.6
1Yes11,41512.2
Missing52,57656.2%
DIAPWDRY - Years used powder on diaphragm
Col 48
The next set of questions are about the use of powders (talc, baby powder, deodorant powder). For how many years did you use powder on your diaphragm?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q16 "Ever use a diaphragm". Sub-question of F42 V1 Q16.1 "Ever use powder on diaphragm".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 year2,0052.1
21-4 years3,5833.8
35-9 years2,3032.5
410-19 years2,0992.2
520 or more years1,3121.4
Missing82,30387.9%
PADPWDR - Ever used powder on a sanitary napkin
Col 49
The next set of questions are about the use of powders (talc, baby powder, deodorant powder). Did you ever use powder on a sanitary napkin or pad?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No71,58876.5
1Yes21,61823.1
Missing3990.4%
PADPWDRY - Years used powder on a sanitary napkin
Col 50
The next set of questions are about the use of powders (talc, baby powder, deodorant powder). For how many years did you use powder on sanitary pads?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q17 "Ever used powder on sanitary".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 year5,4845.9
21-4 years4,7565.1
35-9 years3,4683.7
410-19 years3,6233.9
520 or more years3,9834.3
Missing72,29177.2%
ELCBLKT - Ever used an electric blanket
Col 51
Have you ever used an electric blanket, electric mattress pad, or heated water bed on at least half the days in any one month period?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No39,87342.6
1Yes53,40357.1
Missing3290.4%
ELCBLKTY - Years used an electric blanket
Col 52
How many years total did you use an electric blanket, electric mattress pad, or heated water bed?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q18 "Ever used electric blanket".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 year4,4444.7
21-4 years14,12915.1
35-9 years12,13213
410-19 years11,51912.3
520 or more years11,12011.9
Missing40,26143%
ELCBLKTM - Months used an electric blanket
Col 53
How many months per year did you use an electric blanket, electric mattress pad, or heated water bed on at least half the days of the month?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q18 "Ever used electric blanket".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 month per year2,8703.1
21-3 months per year20,31021.7
34-6 months per year20,18121.6
47-9 months per year4,8415.2
510-12 months per year5,0685.4
Missing40,33543.1%
ELCBLKON - Electric blanket turned on
Col 54
When you used the electric blanket, electric mattress pad, or heated water bed, did you leave it turned on most of the time while you were sleeping, or did you use it only to warm the bed before you went to sleep?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q18 "Ever used electric blanket".
ValueDescriptionN%
1On most of the time38,76441.4
2Warm the bed only14,50215.5
Missing40,33943.1%
ELCBLKPY - Used an electric blanket during past year
Col 55
Have you used an electric blanket, electric mattress pad, or heated water bed during the past year?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q18 "Ever used electric blanket".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No30,72232.8
1Yes22,59724.1
Missing40,28643%
RELIGION - Religion
Col 56
What is your religion?
ValueDescriptionN%
0None6,7497.2
1Catholic25,39027.1
10Jewish7,1147.6
11Eastern (Buddhist, Hindu)7070.8
12Muslim740.1
2Baptist9,3009.9
3Episcopalian or Anglican5,2205.6
4Lutheran6,5207
5Methodist9,62910.3
6Presbyterian6,9827.5
7Adventist3950.4
8Mormon/Latter Day Saints7330.8
88Other4,5704.9
9Other Christian9,52210.2
Missing7000.7%
INDRCHOR - Hours doing heavy chores
Col 57
About how many hours each week do you usually spend doing heavy (strenous) indoor household chores such as scrubbing floors, sweeping, or vaccuuming?
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 hour31,72433.9
21-3 hours41,32944.2
34-6 hours14,18415.2
47-9 hours3,5103.7
510 or more hours2,2962.5
Missing5620.6%
YRDWORKM - Months doing yard work
Col 58
About how many months during the year do you usually do things in the yard, such as mowing, raking, gardening, or shoveling snow?
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 month39,15241.8
21-3 months16,04717.1
34-6 months16,57317.7
47-9 months9,86610.5
510 or more months10,97111.7
Missing9961.1%
YRDWRKH - Hours in week doing yard work
Col 59
When you do these things in the yard, how many hours each week do you do them?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q21 "Months doing yard work".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 hour7,6528.2
21-3 hours28,73530.7
34-6 hours10,59611.3
47-9 hours3,3983.6
510 or more hours2,7893
Missing40,43543.2%
SITTING - Number of hours spent sitting
Col 60
During a usual day and night, about how many hours do you spend sitting? Be sure to include the time you spend sitting at work, sitting at the table eating, driving or riding in a car or bus, and sitting up watching TV or talking.
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 4 hours10,07110.8
24-5 hours22,14323.7
36-7 hours21,65223.1
48-9 hours16,20717.3
510-11 hours11,72812.5
612-13 hours7,0297.5
714-15 hours2,8633.1
816 or more hours1,1161.2
Missing7960.9%
SLEEPING - Number of hours spent sleeping
Col 61
During a usual day and night, about how many hours do you spend sleeping or lying down with your feet up? Be sure to include the time you spend sleeping or trying to sleep at night, resting or napping, and lying down watching TV.
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 4 hours5,9696.4
24-5 hours2,9053.1
36-7 hours25,44527.2
48-9 hours42,33245.2
510-11 hours12,73313.6
612-13 hours2,7392.9
714-15 hours5850.6
816 or more hours2770.3
Missing6200.7%
FARM - Ever lived or worked on farm
Col 62
Did you ever live or work on a farm?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No68,69373.4
1Yes24,41226.1
Missing5000.5%
FARMY - Years on farm
Col 63
For how many years did you live or work on a farm?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q24 "Ever lived or worked on farm".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 5 years6,1796.6
25-9 years3,4263.7
310-14 years3,6203.9
415-19 years7,5248
520 or more years3,5503.8
Missing69,30674%
HAIRDYE - Worked with hair dyes for year or more
Col 64
Did you ever work for one year or more as a hairdresser, beautician, or cosmetologist where you worked with hair dyes?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No90,92497.1
1Yes2,1432.3
Missing5380.6%
HAIRDYEY - Years worked with hair dyes
Col 65
For how many years did you work as a hairdresser, beautician or cosmetologist?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q25 "Worked with hair dyes for year".
ValueDescriptionN%
11-5 years9641
25-9 years2600.3
310-14 years2030.2
415-19 years1310.1
520 or more years5500.6
Missing91,49797.7%
JOBPAID - Ever had a paid job
Col 66
Have you ever had a job for which you were paid?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No1,1921.3
1Yes91,62797.9
Missing7860.8%
JOBAGE1 - Job 1 - Age started
Col 67
What are the 3 full-time or part-time jobs that you have held the longest length of time since you were 18 years old? Please start with your most recent job. (If you worked less than one year at a job, write "01" in the boxes for total years worked.) Age Started this job (#1)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q26 "Ever had a paid job".
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
89,0574,54858142.84312.84
JOBY1 - Job 1 - Years worked
Col 68
What are the 3 full-time or part-time jobs that you have held the longest length of time since you were 18 years old? Please start with your most recent job. (If you worked less than one year at a job, write "01" in the boxes for total years worked.) Total number of years worked at this job (#1)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q26 "Ever had a paid job".
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
89,3874,21818114.00710.912
JOBAGE2 - Job 2 - Age started
Col 69
What are the 3 full-time or part-time jobs that you have held the longest length of time since you were 18 years old? Please start with your most recent job. (If you worked less than one year at a job, write "01" in the boxes for total years worked.) Age Started this job (#2)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q26 "Ever had a paid job".
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
74,76818,83758134.28511.896
JOBY2 - Job 2 - Years worked
Col 70
What are the 3 full-time or part-time jobs that you have held the longest length of time since you were 18 years old? Please start with your most recent job. (If you worked less than one year at a job, write "01" in the boxes for total years worked.) Total number of years worked at this job (#2)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q26 "Ever had a paid job".
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
75,32118,2841808.2018.482
JOBAGE3 - Job 3 - Age started
Col 71
What are the 3 full-time or part-time jobs that you have held the longest length of time since you were 18 years old? Please start with your most recent job. (If you worked less than one year at a job, write "01" in the boxes for total years worked.) Age Started this job (#3)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q26 "Ever had a paid job".
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
57,50036,10557827.79510.565
JOBY3 - Job 3 - Years worked
Col 72
What are the 3 full-time or part-time jobs that you have held the longest length of time since you were 18 years old? Please start with your most recent job. (If you worked less than one year at a job, write "01" in the boxes for total years worked.) Total number of years worked at this job (#3)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q26 "Ever had a paid job".
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
58,06235,5431806.587.435
HGTAG18F - Height at 18 (feet)
Col 73
How tall were you (without shoes on) at about age 18 (your tallest adult height) - feet
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
92,5771,028374.9740.196
HGTAG18I - Height at 18 (inches)
Col 74
How tall were you (without shoes on) at about age 18 (your tallest adult height) - inches
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
91,4962,1090124.7612.497
WGTAG18 - Weight at 18 (pounds)
Col 75
What was your weight at about age 18 (when you were not pregnant)?
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
92,5571,04867420121.717.67
WGTAG35 - Weight at 35 (pounds)
Col 76
What was your weight at about age 35 (when you were not pregnant)?
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
92,5301,07570420131.95720.429
WGTAG50 - Weight at 50 (pounds)
Col 77
What was your weight at about age 50 (when you were not pregnant)?
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
92,64296369425144.42427.437
WGTMAX - Maximum adult weight (pounds)
Col 78
What was your maximum adult weight (the most you ever weighed since you were 18 years old) when you were not pregnant?
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
92,5221,08370440163.47135.373
WGTMAX18 - Max weight (age 18-29)
Col 79
How old were you when you were at your maximum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 18-29
ValueDescriptionN%
0No83,36989.1
1Yes9,37510
Missing8610.9%
WGTMAX30 - Max weight (age 30-39)
Col 80
How old were you when you were at your maximum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 30-39
ValueDescriptionN%
0No86,38092.3
1Yes6,3646.8
Missing8610.9%
WGTMAX40 - Max weight (age 40-49)
Col 81
How old were you when you were at your maximum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 40-49
ValueDescriptionN%
0No82,17287.8
1Yes10,57211.3
Missing8610.9%
WGTMAX50 - Max weight (age 50-59)
Col 82
How old were you when you were at your maximum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 50-59
ValueDescriptionN%
0No57,25561.2
1Yes35,48937.9
Missing8610.9%
WGTMAX60 - Max weight (age 60-69)
Col 83
How old were you when you were at your maximum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 60-69
ValueDescriptionN%
0No62,11066.4
1Yes30,63432.7
Missing8610.9%
WGTMAX70 - Max weight (age 70+)
Col 84
How old were you when you were at your maximum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 70 years old or older
ValueDescriptionN%
0No83,76989.5
1Yes8,9759.6
Missing8610.9%
WGTMIN - Minimum adult weight (pounds)
Col 85
What was your minimum adult weight (the least you ever weighed since you were 18 years old)?
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
91,9461,65967350118.11116.886
WGTMIN18 - Min weight (age 18-29)
Col 86
How old were you when you were at your minimum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 18-29
ValueDescriptionN%
0No32,52334.7
1Yes60,03964.1
Missing1,0431.1%
WGTMIN30 - Min weight (age 30-39)
Col 87
How old were you when you were at your minimum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 30-39
ValueDescriptionN%
0No74,10379.2
1Yes18,45919.7
Missing1,0431.1%
WGTMIN40 - Min weight (age 40-49)
Col 88
How old were you when you were at your minimum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 40-49
ValueDescriptionN%
0No81,94987.5
1Yes10,61311.3
Missing1,0431.1%
WGTMIN50 - Min weight (age 50-59)
Col 89
How old were you when you were at your minimum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 50-59
ValueDescriptionN%
0No85,18091
1Yes7,3827.9
Missing1,0431.1%
WGTMIN60 - Min weight (age 60-69)
Col 90
How old were you when you were at your minimum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 60-69
ValueDescriptionN%
0No88,43394.5
1Yes4,1294.4
Missing1,0431.1%
WGTMIN70 - Min weight (age 70+)
Col 91
How old were you when you were at your minimum adult weight? (Mark all that apply.) 70 years old or older
ValueDescriptionN%
0No90,73396.9
1Yes1,8292
Missing1,0431.1%
LOST10LB - Lost 10 pounds or more
Col 92
Within the last 20 years, when you were not pregnant or sick, did you ever lose 10 pounds or more on purpose?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No42,89045.8
1Yes49,96153.4
Missing7540.8%
LOST50LB - Times lost >= 50 pounds
Col 93
How many times did you lose 50 pounds or more?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q35 "Lost 10 pounds or more".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None41,13043.9
11-2 times5,7186.1
23-4 times9991.1
35-6 times2100.2
47 or more times1380.1
Missing45,41048.5%
LST20_49 - Times lost 20-49 pounds
Col 94
How many times did you lose at least 20 pounds, but not more than 49 pounds?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q35 "Lost 10 pounds or more".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None20,08921.5
11-2 times20,16321.5
23-4 times5,8116.2
35-6 times1,5861.7
47 or more times7290.8
Missing45,22748.3%
LST10_19 - Times lost 10-19 pounds
Col 95
How many times did you lose at least 10 pounds, but not more than 19 pounds?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F42 V1 Q35 "Lost 10 pounds or more".
ValueDescriptionN%
0None3,3623.6
11-2 times26,93128.8
23-4 times10,98211.7
35-6 times4,4984.8
47 or more times3,3453.6
Missing44,48747.5%
CWGT10LB - Years at current weight
Col 96
How long have you been within 10 pounds of your current weight (do not count times when you were pregnant or sick)?
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
87,3466,25906113.97114
LIVESTY - Years lived in current state
Col 97
How many years have you lived in the state you now live in?
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 5 years3,3223.5
25-9 years3,5843.8
310-19 years7,4407.9
420 years or more78,67984.1
Missing5800.6%
USBORN - Born in the U.S.
Col 98
Computed from Form 42, question 38. Indicator variable for whether the participant was born in the U.S.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No6,7957.3
1Yes86,28792.2
Missing5230.6%
LVUSAG15 - Living in the U.S. at age 15
Col 99
Computed from Form 42, question 39. Indicator variable of whether the participant lived in the US at age 15.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No5,7066.1
1Yes87,31293.3
Missing5870.6%
LVUSAG35 - Living in the U.S. at age 35
Col 100
Computed from Form 42, question 40. Indicator variable of whether the participant lived in the US at age 35.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No3,0033.2
1Yes89,90296
Missing7000.7%
LVUSAG50 - Living in the U.S. at age 50
Col 101
Computed from Form 42, question 41. Indicator variable of whether the participant lived in the US at age 50.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No1,0911.2
1Yes91,78898.1
Missing7260.8%
USLNG - Lived in U.S. the longest of any country
Col 102
Computed from Form 42, question 42. Indicator variable of whether the participant has lived in the US the longest of any country.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No1,4671.6
1Yes91,22797.5
Missing9111%
BRTHREGN - U.S. region of birth
Col 103
Computed from Form 42, question 38. U.S. region of birth based on U.S. Census definition. If participant was born outside of the U.S., BRTHREGN=0 (Not in U.S.).
ValueDescriptionN%
0Not born in U.S.6,7957.3
1Northeast25,80527.6
2Midwest27,11829
3South20,38721.8
4West12,52713.4
Missing9731%
YRDMINWK - Minutes/week of yard work
Col 104
Computed from Form 42, questions 21 and 21.1. Minutes per week of physical activity from yardwork.
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
92,3221,283066064.292118.684
YARDEXP - Energy expended from yard work (MET-hours/week)
Col 105
Computed from Form 42, questions 21 and 21.1. Expenditure of energy from physical activity from yard work in MET-hours per week.
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
92,3221,2830444.2867.912
INHEAEXP - Energy expended from heavy indoor chores (MET-hours/week)
Col 106
Computed from Form 42, question 20. Expenditure of energy from physical activity from heavy indoor household chores in MET-hours per week.
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
93,0435620427.878.923
INACT - Hours/day spent sitting or lying
Col 107
Computed from Form 42, questions 22 and 23. Hours per day of sedentary activity (sitting, sleeping or lying down).
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
92,63397242415.044.201