Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2010

Variable mam_scrn: Breast cancer screening [C]

Literal Question

The variable was created from multiple survey questions, specifically recoded from questions Q1. and Q2.

Descriptive Text

The variable is calculated to show the percentage of respondents who comply with US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations to have a mammogram in the past two years. This variable is restricted to women ages 40-74. Variable mam_scrn does not match Q1. Ever had Mammogram because Q1. Ever had Mammogram includes respondents outside the CDC age guidelines for screening and outside the recommended time limit of two years (see Q2. Time Since Last Mammogram).

Values Categories N NW
1 Yes 1045 359,038.0
2 No 496 202,041.4
0 NIU - not in universe 4953 3,524,809.6

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1541 561079.359
Missing cases 4953 3524809.641
This variable is numeric


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