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CNRECT
Ever had cancer: Rectal

Description

For persons ages 18 and older who have ever been diagnosed as having cancer or a malignancy of any kind (CANCEREV), CNRECT indicates if the type of cancer diagnosed was cancer of the rectum. CNRECTAG and CNRECTRMS indicate the age the individual was diagnosed with rectal 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

  • 2008-2011: All persons ages 18+ who have ever been told they had cancer (CANCEREV).

Availability

  • 2008-2011

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