4715.0.55.003 - 2001 National Health Survey: Output Data Items (Indigenous), 2002  
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23. USE OF MEDICATION

Main medication data items are shown under the conditions for which the medications were used ie asthma, cancer, circulatory condition, diabetes.


LABEL: Whether used medications for selected conditions
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: WTHSMED
ITEM NUMBER: 780
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: Derived item: Use in last 2 weeks Includes vitamins, minerals, natural and herbal medicines; and pharmaceutical medications Multiple categories may apply. If releasing with remote or total data, combine with ZWTHSME below.
CATEGORIES:
1: Medications used for asthma
2: Medications used for cancer
3: Medications used for cardiovascular condition(s)
4: Medications used for diabetes/high sugar levels
6: Does not use medications for the above conditions

LABEL: Whether used selected medications for selected conditions (sparse)
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: ZWTHSME
ITEM NUMBER: 780A
COMMENTS: Combine with WTHSMED above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
1: Medications used for asthma
2: Medications used for cancer
3: Medications used for cardiovascular condition(s)
4: Medications used for diabetes/high sugar levels
6: Does not take medications for the above conditions


LABEL: Condition - NHPA medications level
POPULATION: All NHPA conditions
SAS NAME: CONTMEDL
ITEM NUMBER: 782
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Medication
POPULATION: All medications recorded for NHPA conditions
SAS NAME: MEDICAT
ITEM NUMBER: 783
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS: Some medications are not recorded. These medications include the 4th or more medication reported for each condition because details are only asked about a maximum of 3 medications for each condition
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Type of pharmaceutical medication
POPULATION: All medications recorded for NHPA conditions
SAS NAME: MEDTYPE
ITEM NUMBER: 784
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS: Some medications are not recorded. These medications include the 4th or more medication reported for each condition because details are only asked about a maximum of 3 medications for each condition
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Asthma medication - relief or prevention
POPULATION: Persons who used medication for asthma
SAS NAME: ASTHMED2
ITEM NUMBER: 785
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
1: Prevention
2: Relief
3: Prevention and relief
4: Neither prevention or relief
9: Not known

LABEL: Reasons for using pharmaceutical medication - Q371
POPULATION: Persons with asthma who use a pharmaceutical medication
SAS NAME: Q371
ITEM NUMBER: 786
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
0: Not applicable
1: Prevention
2: Relief
3: Prevention and relief
4: Neither prevention or relief
9: Not known

LABEL: Reasons for using pharmaceutical medication - Q373
POPULATION: Persons with asthma who use 2 or more pharmaceutical medications
SAS NAME: Q373
ITEM NUMBER: 787
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
0: Not applicable
1: Prevention
2: Relief
3: Prevention and relief
4: Neither prevention or relief
9: Not known

LABEL: Whether uses natural /herbal medications
POPULATION: All NHPA conditions
SAS NAME: TAKEHER
ITEM NUMBER: 788
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
0: Not applicable
1: Natural/Herbal treatments used
2: Natural/Herbal treatments not used
9: Not known whether natural/herbal treatments used

LABEL: Whether takes medications
POPULATION: All NHPA conditions
SAS NAME: TAKEMED
ITEM NUMBER: 789
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
0: Not applicable
1: Medications taken
2: Medications not taken
9: Not known whether medications taken

LABEL: Whether takes vitamins/minerals
POPULATION: All NHPA conditions
SAS NAME: TAKEVIT
ITEM NUMBER: 790
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
0: Not applicable
1: Vitamins taken
2: Vitamins not taken
9: Not known whether vitamins taken


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