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aqfednQualifications: any standard grades 1-3
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD20N : Which (of the listed) qualifications do you have?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0986796.199.6
Stand grades 1-3135.3.4
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9902Missing cases362
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anqfednQualifications: No. standard grades 1-3
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD21N : How many subjects (of the mentioned qualification) did you pass in?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
18.122.9
27.120.0
34.011.4
44.011.4
58.122.9
62.05.7
71.02.9
81.02.9
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-8986796.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases35Missing cases10229
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aqfedoQualifications: any higher grades
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD20O : Which (of the listed) qualifications do you have?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0964994.097.4
Higher grade12532.52.6
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9902Missing cases362
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anqfedoQualifications: No. higher grade passes
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD21O : How many subjects (of the mentioned qualification) did you pass in?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
136.414.3
230.312.0
352.520.7
439.415.5
546.418.3
637.414.7
79.13.6
81.0.4
301.0.4
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-8964994.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases251Missing cases10013
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aqfedpQualifications: any 6th year certs
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD20P : Which (of the listed) qualifications do you have?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0985896.099.6
Cert 6th yr144.4.4
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9902Missing cases362
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anqfedpQualifications: No. 6th year certs
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD21P : How many subjects (of the mentioned qualification) did you pass in?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
120.245.5
212.127.3
39.120.5
43.06.8
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-8985896.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases44Missing cases10220
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aqfedqQualifications: any SLCs lower grade
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD20Q : Which (of the listed) qualifications do you have?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0977595.298.7
SLC Lower grade11271.21.3
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9902Missing cases362
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anqfedqQualifications: No. SLC lower grades
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD21Q : How many subjects (of the mentioned qualification) did you pass in?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
164.657.1
27.16.3
35.04.5
46.15.4
58.17.1
610.18.9
76.15.4
85.04.5
111.0.9
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8978595.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-112.1Missing
Valid cases112Missing cases10152
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aqfedrQualifications: any SLCs higher grade
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD20R : Which (of the listed) qualifications do you have?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0983895.899.4
SLC Higher grade164.6.6
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9902Missing cases362
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anqfedrQualifications: No. SLCs higher grade
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD21R : How many subjects (of the mentioned qualification) did you pass in?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
126.344.1
24.06.8
39.115.3
46.110.2
55.08.5
62.03.4
72.03.4
83.05.1
102.03.4
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-8983895.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases59Missing cases10205
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aqfedsQualifications: any others
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD20S : Which (of the listed) qualifications do you have?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0959793.596.9
Other13053.03.1
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9902Missing cases362
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anqfedsQualifications: No. of others
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text AD21S : How many subjects (of the mentioned qualification) did you pass in?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11081.138.4
224.28.5
328.310.0
420.27.1
524.28.5
627.39.6
723.28.2
87.12.5
98.12.8
102.0.7
113.01.1
122.0.7
131.0.4
141.0.4
161.0.4
181.0.4
251.0.4
Missing or wild-924.2Missing
Inapplicable-8959793.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases281Missing cases9983
Question RouteIF (AQFED=1) Asked if R has listed school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for AQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aeaageWhether working age
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text AD22B : (Interviwer Check) Respondent is of working age
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male 16-641387237.739.1
Female 16-592394238.439.8
Others3209820.421.2
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteInterviewer check R is of working age
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteImportant Interviewer Check determining route of interview.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aednewAny training/education since 1.9.90
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text AD23A : Since September 1st last year, that is September 1990, have you taken part in any education or training, other than training that was part of any job you may have?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes18037.811.0
No2648563.289.0
Missing or wild-945.4Missing
Inapplicable-8257825.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases7288Missing cases2976
Question RouteIF ((ASCHOOL NE 2) OR (AFETYPE NE 7 AND AFENOW NE 1) AND (AEAAGE=1 OR 2)) Asked if R is not in full time education and is of working age
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Prospects and Training
NoteTraining defined as at least potentially job-related. Therefore excludes education or training undertaken as pastime, hobby or solely for general interest. This block of questions was also moved from demographic section in Wave One to job history section in Wave Two.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


aednew1Job training: to develop general skills
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text AD23B1 : Was any of this education or training to improve your skills in your current job?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes15855.775.5
No21901.924.5
Missing or wild-973.7Missing
Inapplicable-8906388.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases775Missing cases9489
Question RouteIF ((ASCHOOL NE 2) OR (AFETYPE NE 7 AND AFENOW NE 1) AND (AEAAGE=1 OR 2) AND AEDNEW=1) Asked if R is not in full time education and is of working age and has received education/ training since 1/9/90
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Prospects and Training
NoteSee notes for AEDNEW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


aednew2Job training: to prepare for future job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text AD23B2 : Was any of this education or training to increase your skills in your current job, for example by learning new technology?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes15044.964.5
No22772.735.5
Missing or wild-967.7Missing
Inapplicable-8906388.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases781Missing cases9483
Question RouteIF ((ASCHOOL NE 2) OR (AFETYPE NE 7 AND AFENOW NE 1) AND (AEAAGE=1 OR 2) AND AEDNEW=1) Asked if R is not in full time education and is of working age and has received education/ training since 1/9/90
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Prospects and Training
NoteSee notes for AEDNEW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


aednew3Job training: to increase skills
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text AD23B3 : Was any of this education or training to prepare you for a job or jobs you might do in the future?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11651.621.7
No25955.878.3
Missing or wild-988.9Missing
Inapplicable-8906388.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases760Missing cases9504
Question RouteIF ((ASCHOOL NE 2) OR (AFETYPE NE 7 AND AFENOW NE 1) AND (AEAAGE=1 OR 2) AND AEDNEW=1) Asked if R is not in full time education and is of working age and has received education/ training since 1/9/90
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Prospects and Training
NoteSee notes for AEDNEW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


aednew4Job training: to improve skills
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text AD23B4 : Was any of this education or training to develop your skills generally?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12322.330.4
No25325.269.6
Missing or wild-984.8Missing
Inapplicable-8906388.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases764Missing cases9500
Question RouteIF ((ASCHOOL NE 2) OR (AFETYPE NE 7 AND AFENOW NE 1) AND (AEAAGE=1 OR 2) AND AEDNEW=1) Asked if R is not in full time education and is of working age and has received education/ training since 1/9/90
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Prospects and Training
NoteSee notes for AEDNEW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


aednewdNo. of days training/educ since 1.9.90
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text AD23C : Since September 1st last year, how many days did you spend on this education or training?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
40.7264.680372
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.0.1
Amount Stated17487.399.9
Missing or wild-955.5Missing
Inapplicable-8906388.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-145.4Missing
Valid cases749Missing cases9515
Question RouteIF ((ASCHOOL NE 2 OR (AFETYPE NE 7 AND AFENOW NE 1 AND (AEAAGE=1 OR 2) AND AEDNEW=1) Asked if R is not in full time education and is of working age and has received education/ training since 1/9/90
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee notes for AEDNEW. Revised at Wave Two because question framing was not appropriate to many types of training.
Variable OccurrenceW1


apaperrNewspapers: normally reads a daily
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text AD24A : Do you normally read a daily newspaper?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1647063.065.3
No2344133.534.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9911Missing cases353
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsNewspaper Readership
NoteNormally means an average of three times per week. Refers to morning papers only.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W6 W7 W14


apaper1Newspapers: 1st one mentioned
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text AD24B1 : Which one? (daily newspaper do you normally read)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Daily Express16816.610.6
Daily Mail27607.411.8
Daily Mirror/Record3151414.823.5
Daily Star42152.13.3
The Sun5144714.122.4
Today61631.62.5
Daily Telegraph75145.08.0
Financial Times848.5.7
The Guardian92612.54.0
The Independent102032.03.1
The Times111271.22.0
Morning Star125.0.1
Irish/regional daily134704.67.3
Other1444.4.7
Missing or wild-917.2Missing
Inapplicable-8344133.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases6452Missing cases3812
Question RouteIF (APAPERR=1) Asked if R normally reads a daily newspaper
Index TermsNewspaper Readership
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2


apaper2Newspapers: 2nd one mentioned
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text AD24B2 : Which one? (daily newspaper do you normally read)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0512750.079.2
Daily Express11141.11.8
Daily Mail21181.11.8
Daily Mirror/Record32592.54.0
Daily Star4991.01.5
The Sun52162.13.3
Today651.5.8
Daily Telegraph71011.01.6
Financial Times839.4.6
The Guardian948.5.7
The Independent1068.71.1
The Times1144.4.7
Morning Star122.0.0
Irish/regional daily131461.42.3
Other1438.4.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8344133.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases6470Missing cases3794
Question RouteIF (APAPERR=1) Asked if R normally reads a daily newspaper
Index TermsNewspaper Readership
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2


apapermNewspaper most frequently read
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text AD24C : Which one (daily newspaper) do you read most frequently?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Daily Express11091.19.0
Daily Mail21181.19.7
Daily Mirror/Record32862.823.6
Daily Star458.64.8
The Sun52552.521.0
Today637.43.1
Daily Telegraph787.87.2
Financial Times820.21.6
The Guardian945.43.7
The Independent1051.54.2
The Times1120.21.6
Irish/regional daily131061.08.7
Other1421.21.7
Missing or wild-91301.3Missing
Inapplicable-8856883.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases1213Missing cases9051
Question RouteIF (APAPERR=1 AND APAPER1=1-14 AND APAPER2=1-14) Asked if R normally reads a daily newspaper and records title
Index TermsNewspaper Readership
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W6 W7 W14


apaperpOwn newspapers politics
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text AD25 : Which political party do you think (if one mention only, paper at AD24B; otherwise AD24C) generally supports?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1297929.055.8
Labour2167316.331.4
Other31851.83.5
None44994.99.4
Missing or wild-925.2Missing
Inapplicable-8344133.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-1111010.8Missing
Valid cases5336Missing cases4928
Question RouteIF (APAPERR = 1) Asked if R normally reads a daily newspaper
Index TermsNewspaper Readership
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W6 W7 W14


aivdaIC: demog section respondent alone
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text AD26A : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Respondent alone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0472146.047.6
Respondent alone1519150.652.4
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivdbIC: demog section partner present
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text AD26B : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Partner present?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0717669.972.4
Partner present1273626.727.6
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivdcIC: demog section other adults present
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text AD26C : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0813479.282.1
Other adts pres1177817.317.9
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivddIC: demog section children present
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text AD26D : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0892186.990.0
Children present19919.710.0
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahlstatHealth over last 12 months
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text AM1 : Please think back over the last 12 months about how your health has been. Compared to people of your own age, would you say that your health has on the whole been...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Excellent1293028.528.6
Good2461344.945.0
Fair3185318.118.1
Poor46416.26.3
Very poor52192.12.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases10256Missing cases8
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahlzestEnergy compared with people of same age
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text AM2 : How energetic do you feel compared to most people of your age ? Would you say you are...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More energetic1309030.131.4
About the same2530251.753.9
Less energetic3144914.114.7
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-160.6Missing
Valid cases9841Missing cases423
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5


ahldsblRegistered disabled
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text AM3 : Can I check, are you registered as a disabled person, either with Social Services or with a green card?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14324.24.2
No2979395.495.8
Missing or wild-933.3Missing
Don't know-16.1Missing
Valid cases10225Missing cases39
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W13


ahlprbHealth problems: none
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text AM4M0 : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No health probs0445143.4100.0
Missing or wild-932.3Missing
Inapplicable-8578156.3Missing
Valid cases4451Missing cases5813
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteThe Wave One responses to the questions on health problems have been processed to derive equivalent responses to those elicited directly at Wave Two. See AHLPRBA through AHLPRBM.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahlprb1Health problems: 1st mention
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text AM4M1 : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? First mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Probs wth arms/legs1212220.736.7
Difficulty seeing24174.17.2
Difficulty hearing34124.07.1
Skin conds/allergies46876.711.9
Chest/breathing prob55195.19.0
Heart and blood65415.39.4
Stomach/liver/kidney71931.93.3
Diabetes878.81.3
Nerves/anxiety/depre91831.83.2
Alcohol/drugs1019.2.3
Epilepsy1141.4.7
Migrain/chrn headach123633.56.3
Other132052.03.5
Missing or wild-933.3Missing
Inapplicable-8445143.4Missing
Valid cases5780Missing cases4484
Question RouteIF (AHLPRB NE 0) Asked if R has health problem
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for AHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahlprb2Health problems: 2nd mention
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text AM4M2 : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Second mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0316930.954.8
Probs wth arms/legs11611.62.8
Difficulty seeing22902.85.0
Difficulty hearing32842.84.9
Skin conds/allergies42742.74.7
Chest/breathing prob53463.46.0
Heart and blood64023.97.0
Stomach/liver/kidney71811.83.1
Diabetes846.4.8
Nerves/anxiety/depre91771.73.1
Alcohol/drugs107.1.1
Epilepsy1114.1.2
Migrain/chrn headach122502.44.3
Other131791.73.1
Missing or wild-932.3Missing
Inapplicable-8445243.4Missing
Valid cases5780Missing cases4484
Question RouteIF (AHLPRB NE 0 AND AHLPRB1 GE 1) If repondent has more than one health problem
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for AHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahlprb3Health problems: 3rd mention
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text AM4M3 : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Third mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0470645.881.4
Probs wth arms/legs153.5.9
Difficulty seeing232.3.6
Difficulty hearing386.81.5
Skin conds/allergies471.71.2
Chest/breathing prob51501.52.6
Heart and blood61871.83.2
Stomach/liver/kidney71131.12.0
Diabetes834.3.6
Nerves/anxiety/depre91161.12.0
Alcohol/drugs108.1.1
Epilepsy1111.1.2
Migrain/chrn headach121221.22.1
Other1390.91.6
Missing or wild-933.3Missing
Inapplicable-8445243.4Missing
Valid cases5779Missing cases4485
Question RouteIF (AHLPRB NE 0 AND AHLPRB1 GE 1 AND AHLPRB2 GE 1) Asked if R has 2 or more health problems
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for AHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahlprb4Health problems: 4th mention
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text AM4M4 : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Fourth mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0535052.192.6
Probs wth arms/legs114.1.2
Difficulty seeing28.1.1
Difficulty hearing33.0.1
Skin conds/allergies416.2.3
Chest/breathing prob545.4.8
Heart and blood677.81.3
Stomach/liver/kidney778.81.3
Diabetes821.2.4
Nerves/anxiety/depre952.5.9
Alcohol/drugs108.1.1
Epilepsy113.0.1
Migrain/chrn headach1259.61.0
Other1346.4.8
Missing or wild-933.3Missing
Inapplicable-8445143.4Missing
Valid cases5780Missing cases4484
Question RouteIF (AHLPRB NE 0 AND AHLPRB1 GE 1 AND AHLPRB2 GE 1 AND AHLPRB3 GE 1) Asked if R has 3 or more health problems
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for AHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahlltHealth limits daily activities
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text AM5 : Does your health in any way limit your daily activities compared to most people of your age?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1141913.813.8
No2883886.186.2
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Valid cases10257Missing cases7
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahlltaHealth hinders doing the housework
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text AM6A : Please look at this card (M2) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Doing the housework?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned08708.561.3
Doing housework15505.438.7
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8883886.1Missing
Valid cases1420Missing cases8844
Question RouteIF (AHLLT=1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahlltbHealth hinders climbing the stairs
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text AM6B : Please look at this card (M2) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Climbing stairs?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned07997.856.3
Climbing stairs16216.143.7
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8883886.1Missing
Valid cases1420Missing cases8844
Question RouteIF (AHLLT=1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahlltcHealth hinders getting dressed
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text AM6C : Please look at this card (M2) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Dressing yourself?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0124512.187.7
Dressing11751.712.3
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8883886.1Missing
Valid cases1420Missing cases8844
Question RouteIF (AHLLT=1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18