140) ASK RESPONDENT FOR A TEASPOONFUL OF COOKING SALT.
TEST SALT FOR IODINE.
0 PPM (NO IODINE) 1
BELOW 15 PPM 2
15 PPM AND ABOVE 3
NO SALT IN HOUSEHOLD 4
SALT NOT TESTED (SPECIFY REASON) _____ 6
NIU (not in universe)
0 ppm (No iodine)
LT 15 ppm
LE 15 ppm
GE 15 ppm
Salt not tested
No salt in the household
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
SALTRESULT (V166) reports the results of the salt iodine test, with information recorded on the individual person's record.
The following related variables, taken from the household record, report the results of the salt iodine test and are separated according to the type of test:
SALTEST1 (HV234) reports the iodine level in the household's cooking salt, using grouped values of 0 PPM, 7 PPM, 15 PPM or less, 15PPM or more, and 30 PPM.
SALTEST2 reports the iodine level in the household's cooking salt, using grouped values of 0 PPM, 1-25 PPM, 26-50 PPM, 51-75 PPM, and 76-100 PPM.
SALTEST3 (HV234A) indicates whether the household's cooking salt tested positive for iodine.