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Times per year consumed grapefruit


This is a 4-digit numeric variable.


For sample adults ages 18 and over, GRAPFRYR is a recoded variable that reports the number of times per year the respondent consumed grapefruit. Researchers may also want to use GRAPFRSIZ, which reports the corresponding portion size.

GRAPFRYR is part of a series of variables initiated in 1987 related to food, food knowledge, and cancer. For related variables, please use the IHIS search function and drop-down menus.


Changes in survey design (e.g., quarters in which the supplement was collected) may affect raw frequencies, but do not affect comparability of the variable. As always, data users should use the prescribed IHIS weights.


  • 1987: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from CACT supplement).
  • 1992: Half of sample persons age 18+ in quarters 1 and 2, and in 2 weeks of quarter 3 (excluded from CACT supplement).


  • 1987, 1992