Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable hiv_ever: Ever had HIV test

Literal Question

PS_12. Have you ever been tested for HIV? Include testing fluids and saliva, or spit from your mouth.

Descriptive Text

The 'ever had an HIV test' matches the variable in 2010 and gives a duration of when the HIV test was reported. The universe for this variable includes all adult respondents age 18 and older.

Values Categories N NW
1 Yes, in the past 12 months 1152 731,689.9
2 Yes, but not in the past 12 months 1849 1,093,869.5
3 No, never tested 2693 1,501,912.3
-8 Not in universe 1516 1,268,569.6

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 5694 3327471.745
Missing cases 1516 1268569.574
Standard deviation 0.776 0.786
This variable is numeric


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