Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable mam_scrn_50_74: Breast cancer screening (50-74 years) [C]

Literal Question

The variable was created from multiple survey questions, specifically recoded from questions PS_1, PS_2A and PS_2B.

Descriptive Text

The variable is calculated to show the percentage of female respondents who comply with CDC recommendations to have a mammogram in the past two years. This variable is restricted to women ages 50-74.

Values Categories N NW
1 Not meeting recommendations 249 109,528.1
2 Meets recommendations 1117 430,723.5
-8 Not in universe 5844 4,055,789.7

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1366 540251.665
Missing cases 5844 4055789.655
Standard deviation 0.386 0.402
This variable is numeric


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