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WEIGHT
Weight (in pounds)

Codes

Weight is the respondent's self-reported weight in pounds.
9994 = Pregnant
9996 = Refused
9997 = Don't know
9999 = NIU (Not in universe)

Top codes:

2006-2008: 330 pounds
2014: 340 pounds

Description

WEIGHT provides the respondent's self-reported weight in pounds.

Female respondents were asked if they were pregnant; if so, weight is not specified and those respondents are given value 9994.

Weight was gathered during the Eating and Health Module of the ATUS interview. Analyses that include HEIGHT should use EHWT as the weight.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across years aside from changes in the topcode between 2008 and 2014.

Universe

  • Eating and Health module respondents.

Availability

  • 2006-2008, 2014-2016

Flags

QWEIGHT