Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable ps_5: Ever had sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy

Literal Question

PS_5. Have you ever had a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?

Descriptive Text

This question is similar to the question asked in 2010 but was asked earlier in the set of questions because the research team believed it was a memorable exam and would serve as a screen for later questions. The universe for this question was all adults between ages 50 and 75.

Values Categories N NW
0 No 769 407,182.1
1 Yes 1542 640,768.0
-9 Don't know/Refuse 20 11,821.9
-8 Not in universe 4879 3,536,269.3

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 2311 1047950.11
Missing cases 4899 3548091.209
Standard deviation 0.471 0.487
This variable is numeric


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