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CNCOLN
Ever had cancer: Colon

Description

For persons ages 18 and older who have ever been diagnosed as having cancer or a malignancy of any kind (CANCEREV), CNCOLN indicates if the type of cancer diagnosed was cancer of the colon. CNCOLNAG and CNCOLNRMS indicate the age the individual was diagnosed with colon cancer and whether the cancer is in remission, respectively.

For related variables and more information about the cancer variables included in MEPS, please see CNBLAD.

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Comparability

This variable is completely comparable over time.

Universe

  • 2008-2017: All persons.

Availability

  • 2008-2017

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