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VITYANXDEP
Took vitamins in past 12 months for: Anxiety or depression

Description

For sample adults in 2002 who had used high dose or megavitamin therapy during the past 12 months (VITYR) and had used high dose or megavitamin therapy to treat a specific health problem or condition (VITYTREAT), VITYANXDEP indicates whether the person had used high dose or megavitamin therapy to treat anxiety or depression.

Related Variables

Anxiety or depression was one of 74 possible specific conditions that respondents could report treating with high dose or megavitamin therapy in 2002.

 

The other such conditions are:

  • bowel problems and constipation (VITYBOWL)
  • other nerve damage, including carpal tunnel syndrome (VITYCTS)
  • joint pain or stiffness/other joint condition (VITYJNTPAIN)
  • migraine or severe headache (VITYMIG)
  • missing limbs (fingers, toes, digits), amputee (VITYMLIMB)
  • circulation problems (other than in the legs) (VITYNLCIRC)
  • other developmental problem (VITYODD)
  • other heart condition or disease (VITYOHART)
  • knee problems (not arthritis, not joint injury) (VITYOKNEE)
  • other lung or breathing problem (VITYOLUNG)
  • polio (myelitis), paralysis, para/quadriplegia (VITYPOLIO)
  • varicose veins, hemorrhoids (VITYVEIN)

Sample adults were also asked about their use of natural herbs in the past year to treat specific conditions (HERYTREAT), including anxiety or depression (HERYANXDEP).

For more information about the full range of variables related to the use of high dose or megavitamin therapy in the past year, including the list of all the specific vitamins recognized in the 2002 NHIS, see VITYR.

Comparability

VITYANXDEP is only available for 2002.

Universe

  • 2002: Sample adults age 18+ who have used high dose or megavitamin therapy during the past 12 months and have used high dose or megavitamin therapy to treat a specific health problem or condition.

Codes and Frequencies



Availability

  • 2002
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