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CNPROS
Ever had cancer: Prostate

Description

For all males ages 18 and older who have ever been diagnosed as having cancer or a malignancy of any kind (CANCEREV), CNPROS indicates if the type of cancer diagnosed was cancer of the prostate. CNPROSAG and CNPROSRMS indicate the age the individual was diagnosed with prostate 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 males ages 18+ who have ever been told they had cancer (CANCEREV).

Availability

  • 2008-2017

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