Variable Information
Variable Position Label Measurement Level Role
pid 1 participant_id Scale Input
p6tt12ai 2 "Chance have mutation (for those who were tested, before testing)?" Scale Input
p6tt12b 3 "Chance of developing breast cancer (for those who were tested, before testing)?" Scale Input
objnumq1 4 "Imagine that we flipped a coin 1,000 times. What is your best guess about how many times the coin would come up heads in 1,000 flips?" Scale Input
objnumq2 5 "In the BIG BUCKS LOTTERY, the chance of winning a $10 prize is 1%. What is your best guess about how any people would win a $10 prize if 1000 people each buy a single ticket to BIG BUCKS?" Scale Input
objnumq3 6 "In ACME PUBLISHING SWEEPSTAKES, the chance of winning a car is 1 in 1,000. What percent of tickets to ACME PUBLISHING SWEEPSTAKES wins a car?" Scale Input
objnumto 7 Total Objective Numeracy (range 0-3; 1 point for each of 3 questions) Scale Input
p7brc1af 8 How much money did/would you spend on getting tested for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations? Scale Input
p7brca4d 9 How worried are you that BRCA1 and BRCA1 gene testing might find that I am sick? Scale Input
subnums1 10 Subjective Numeracy: Average Proficiency in Calculations (Item #1-4) (range: 1-6) Scale Input
subnums2 11 Subjective Numeracy: Average Preference/Utility for Numeric Info (Item #5-8) (range: 1-6) Scale Input
subnumto 12 "Total Subjective Numeracy: Average of Avg. Proficiency in Calcs, Avg. Preference/Utility for Numeric Info (range: 1-6)" Scale Input
center 13 CGN Center Nominal Input
educatio 14 Highest degree or year of school completed Scale Input
marital 15 Current marital status. Codes from the NAACCR/SEER/ACoS standards. Scale Input
brca1 16 Have you been tested for a BRCA1 mutation? Scale Input
brca1_st 17 Did you test positive for a BRCA1 mutation Scale Input
brca1_fa 18 Has anyone in your family ever tested positive for a BRCA1 mutation? Scale Input
brca2 19 Have you been tested for a BRCA2 mutation? Scale Input
brca2_st 20 Did you test positive for a BRCA2 mutation Scale Input
brca2_fa 21 Has anyone in your family ever tested positive for a BRCA2 mutation? Scale Input
brca12fa 22 Has anyone in your family ever tested positive for a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation? Scale Input
brca12f3 23 Has anyone in your family ever tested positive for a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation? (3-categ; unknown incl.) Scale Input
race 24 Nominal Input
hispanic 25 Nominal Input
birth_yr 26 Scale Input
age 27 Age Scale Input
nrelbr 28 Number of Relatives With Breast Cancer Scale Input
nrelov 29 Number of Relatives With Ovarian Cancer Scale Input
nrelbrov 30 Number of Relatives With Breast or Ovarian Cancer Scale Input
tested 31 Tested for BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation (based on up to 3 fields + if test results -- all avail info) Scale Input
testresu 32 Tested positive for BRCA1 or BRCA2? (based on both available fields) Scale Input
p7brc1af_logtrans 33 Scale Input
brca12f3R 34 Has anyone in your family ever tested positive for a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation? (3-categ; unknown/missing incl.) Nominal Input
ashkenaz 35 Are you of Ashkenazi or Eastern European Jewish descent? Nominal Input
ashkenaz2 36 Are you of Ashkenazi or Eastern European Jewish descent? Nominal Input
educ_bin 37 Nominal Input
subjnum1 38 Subjective Numeracy Scale (SNS) Item #1: How good are you at working with fractions? (1=Not good at all; 6=Extremely good) Nominal Input
subjnum2 39 Subjective Numeracy Scale (SNS) Item #2: How good are you at working with percentages? (1=Not good at all; 6=Extremely good) Nominal Input
subjnum3 40 Subjective Numeracy Scale (SNS) Item #3: How good are you at calculating a 15% tip? (1=Not good at all; 6=Extremely good) Nominal Input
subjnum4 41 Subjective Numeracy Scale (SNS) Item #4: How good are you at figuring out how much a shirt will cost if it is 25% off? (1=Not good at all; 6=Extremely good) Nominal Input
subjnum5 42 "Subjective Numeracy Scale (SNS) Item #5: When reading the newspaper, how helpful do you find tables and graphs that are parts of a story? (1=Not at all helpful; 6=Extremely helpful)" Nominal Input
subjnum6 43 "Subjective Numeracy Scale (SNS) Item #6: When people tell you the chance of something happening, do you prefer that they use words (""it rarely happens"") or numbers (""there's a 1% chance"")? (1=Always prefer words; 6=Always prefer numbers)" Nominal Input
subjnum7 44 "Subjective Numeracy Scale (SNS) Item #7: When you hear a weather forecast, prefer predictions using %ges (e.g., “20% chance of rain today”) or predictions using only words (e.g., “small chance of rain today”)? (1=Always prefer %ges; 6=Always prefer words)" Nominal Input
subjnum8 45 Subjective Numeracy Scale (SNS) Item #8: How often do you find numerical information to be useful? (1=Never; 6=Very often) Nominal Input
Variable Values
Value Label
objnumq1 0 Incorrect
1 Correct (500)
objnumq2 0 Incorrect
1 Correct (10)
objnumq3 0 Incorrect
1 Correct (0.1 or 0.1%)
objnumto 0 0 of 3 correct
1 1 of 3 correct
2 2 of 3 correct
3 3 of 3 correct
p7brca4d 1 Not worried at all
2 Slightly worried
3 Of medium worry
4 Worried
5 Very worried
educatio 1 8 YRS OR LESS
2 SOME HIGH SCHOOL
3 HIGH SCHOOL GRAD / GED
4 SOME COLLEGE OR TECHNICAL SCHOOL
5 COLLEGE GRAD OR BEYOND
9 UNKNOWN
marital 1 SINGLE (never married)
2 MARRIED OR LIVING TOGETHER
3 SEPARATED
4 DIVORCED
5 WIDOWED
9 UNKNOWN
brca1 0 NO
1 YES
8 RATHER NOT ANSWER
9 NOT SURE
brca1_st 0 NO
1 YES
8 RATHER NOT ANSWER
9 NOT SURE
brca1_fa 0 NO
1 YES
8 RATHER NOT ANSWER
9 NOT SURE
brca2 0 NO
1 YES
8 RATHER NOT ANSWER
9 NOT SURE
brca2_st 0 NO
1 YES
8 RATHER NOT ANSWER
9 NOT SURE
brca2_fa 0 NO
1 YES
8 RATHER NOT ANSWER
9 NOT SURE
brca12fa 0 NO
1 YES
brca12f3 1 NO
2 UNKNOWN
3 YES
tested 0 "No, Not Tested for BRCA1/2"
1 "Yes, Tested for BRCA1/2"
testresu 0 "No, Did NOT test positive for BRCA1/2"
1 "Yes, Tested positive for BRCA1/2"
brca12f3R 1 NO
2 UNKNOWN/MISSING
3 YES
ashkenaz 0 No
1 Yes
9 Unknown
ashkenaz2 0 No or Unknown
1 Yes
educ_bin 0 LESS THAN COLLEGE GRAD
1 COLLEGE GRAD OR BEYOND