Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults who had ever heard of genetic testing for cancer risk (GENTCANHR), who had ever had a genetic test to determine the risk of developing cancer in the future (GENTCANEV), and who received genetic counseling about the test for cancer risk (GENCOUNS), GENCWHEN reports when the counseling was received.
GENCWHEN was included in a section of the 2000 Cancer Control Module dedicated to questions on genetic testing. Interviewers began this part of the survey by reading the following statement:
The 2000 Field Representative's Manual defines genetic testing as:
- 2000: Sample adults age 18+ who have had genetic testing for cancer risk and have received genetic counseling.
- 2000 : SAMPWEIGHT