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DIALRNINT
Respondent learned how to treat their diabetes by reading about it on the Internet

Description

For all persons given the Diabetes Care Survey (DCS), have been told they have diabetes, and have indicated that they have learned how to take care of their diabetes in the last 12 months, DIALRNINT indicates whether the respondent learned to take care of their diabetes by reading about it on the internet.

DIALRNINT is one of a set of variables comprising the DCS, a supplemental, self-administered pencil-and-paper survey about how respondents treat their diabetes. For related variables and more information, please see DIACONF.

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Comparability

This variable is completely comparable across time.

Universe

  • 2008-2017: All persons ages 18+ who reported a diabetes diagnosis in the priority conditions section of the MEPS survey (DIABETICEV), were given the Diabetes Care Survey (DCS), reported in the DCS that they had been told by a doctor or other health professional they have diabetes or sugar diabetes (DCSDIABDX), and indicated they have learned how to take care of their diabetes in the last 12 months.

Availability

  • 2008-2017

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