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hivcbageIC: Whether of childbearing age
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text HD94 : Interviewer check: respondent's sex
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male 16 - 641399336.637.9
Female 16 - 452308128.329.2
Other3347431.932.9
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFertility
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteSee also BCBAGE in Record BINDRESP.
Variable OccurrenceW8


hlchmorLikely resp. will have (more) children
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text HD95 : Do you think you will have any (more) children?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1219320.134.5
Currently expecting21551.42.4
No3400936.863.1
Missing-925.2Missing
Not applicable-8347431.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Don't know-16926.3Missing
Valid cases6357Missing cases4549
Question RouteIF (HIVCBAGE = 1-2) Asked if R is young enough to have/father children
Index TermsChildren
Fertility
NoteBiological children only, excludes adopted, fostered or step children. See also Record BCHILDNT.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W8 W11 W12 W13 W17


hlchnmorNo. more children likely to have
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text HD96 : How many (more) children do you think you will have?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
09.1.4
15425.025.6
2122511.257.8
32702.512.7
456.52.6
58.1.4
65.0.2
72.0.1
81.0.0
101.0.0
Missing-930.3Missing
Not applicable-8817575.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Don't know-12242.1Missing
Valid cases2119Missing cases8787
Question RouteIF (HIVCBAGE = 1-2 AND HLCHNMOR = 1 OR 2) Asked if R is young enough to have/father children and thinks will have any (more) children or self/partner pregnant
Index TermsChildren
Fertility
NoteSee also BLCHMOR in Record BINDRESP.
Variable OccurrenceW8


hivdaPresent Demog section: Respondent Alone
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text HD97A : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1655960.1100.0
Missing-96.1Missing
Not applicable-8398336.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases6559Missing cases4347
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hivdbPresent Demog. section: Partner
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text HD97B : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0138812.734.8
Yes2259523.865.2
Missing-96.1Missing
Not applicable-8655960.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases3983Missing cases6923
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hivdcPresent Demog. section: Other Adult
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text HD97C : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0299727.575.2
Yes39869.024.8
Missing-96.1Missing
Not applicable-8655960.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases3983Missing cases6923
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hivddPresent Demog. section: Children
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text HD97D : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0311028.578.1
Yes48738.021.9
Missing-96.1Missing
Not applicable-8655960.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases3983Missing cases6923
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hivdePresent Demog. section: Supervisor
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text HD97E : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0382135.095.9
Yes51621.54.1
Missing-96.1Missing
Not applicable-8655960.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases3983Missing cases6923
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlstatHealth over last 12 months
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text HM1 : 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 %
Excellent1235821.621.6
Good2510146.846.8
Fair3226320.820.8
Poor48798.18.1
Very poor52972.72.7
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases10898Missing 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


hhldsblRegistered disabled
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text HM2 : Can I check, are you registered as a disabled person, either with Social Services or with a green card?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes16275.75.8
No21023893.994.2
Missing or wild-937.3Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases10865Missing cases41
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W13


hhlprbHealth problems: none
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3M0 : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0427539.2100.0
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8662160.7Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases4275Missing cases6631
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteThe Wave One responses to the questions on health problems were processed to derive equivalent responses to those elicited directly at later Waves.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbaHealth problems: Arms, legs, hands, etc
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3A : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Problems or disability connected with: arms, legs, hands, feet, back, or neck (including arthritis and rheumatism)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0778171.371.4
Probs arms or legs1311528.628.6
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbbHealth problems: Sight
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3B : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Difficulty in seeing (other than needing glasses to read normal size print)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01035494.995.0
Difficulty seeing15425.05.0
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbcHealth problems: Hearing
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3C : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Difficulty in hearing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0997391.491.5
Difficulty hearing19238.58.5
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbdHealth problems: Skin conditions/allergy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3D : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Skin conditions/allergies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0950987.287.3
Skin conds, allergie1138712.712.7
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbeHealth problems: Chest/breathing
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3E : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Chest/breathing problems, asthma, bronchitis
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0940686.286.3
Chest, breathing pro1149013.713.7
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbfHealth problems: Heart/blood pressure
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3F : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Heart/blood pressure or blood circulation problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0926284.985.0
Heart and blood1163415.015.0
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbgHealth problems: Stomach or digestion
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3G : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Stomach/liver/kidneys
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01005292.292.3
Stomach, liver, kidn18447.77.7
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbhHealth problems: Diabetes
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3H : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Diabetes
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01059997.297.3
Diabetes12972.72.7
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbiHealth problems: Anxiety, depression, etc
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3I : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Anxiety, depression or bad nerves
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01003092.092.1
Anxiety, depression18667.97.9
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbjHealth problems: Alcohol or drugs
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3J : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Alcohol or drug related problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01084499.499.5
Alcohol, drugs152.5.5
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbkHealth problems: Epilepsy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3K : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Epilepsy
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01080999.199.2
Epilepsy187.8.8
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprblHealth problems: Migraine
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3L : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Migraine or frequent headaches
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0989590.790.8
Migraine freq hdache110019.29.2
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlprbmHealth problems: Other
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM3M : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Other health problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01027494.294.3
Other16225.75.7
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Valid cases10896Missing cases10
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlltHealth limits daily activities
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM4 : Does your health in any way limit your daily activities compared to most people of your age?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1182016.716.7
No2908483.383.3
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Valid cases10904Missing cases2
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


hhlltaHealth hinders doing the housework
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM5A : 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 mentioned03793.532.7
Doing housework17817.267.3
Missing or wild-939.4Missing
Inapplicable-8970789.0Missing
Valid cases1160Missing cases9746
Question RouteIF (HHLLT = 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


hhlltbHealth hinders climbing the stairs
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM5B : 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 mentioned03743.432.2
Climbing stairs27867.267.8
Missing or wild-939.4Missing
Inapplicable-8970789.0Missing
Valid cases1160Missing cases9746
Question RouteIF (HHLLT = 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


hhlltcHealth hinders getting dressed
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM5C : 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 mentioned08768.075.5
Dressing32842.624.5
Missing or wild-939.4Missing
Inapplicable-8970789.0Missing
Valid cases1160Missing cases9746
Question RouteIF (HHLLT = 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


hhlltdHealth hinders walking more than 10 mins
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM5D : 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? Walking for at least 10 minutes
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03353.128.9
Walking 10 mins48257.671.1
Missing or wild-939.4Missing
Inapplicable-8970789.0Missing
Valid cases1160Missing cases9746
Question RouteIF (HHLLT = 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


hhllteHealth no hindrance to listed activities
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM5E : 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? (None of these)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Something else56235.7100.0
Missing or wild-939.4Missing
Inapplicable-81024493.9Missing
Valid cases623Missing cases10283
Question RouteIF (HHLLT = 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


hhlltwHealth limits type or amount of work
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text HM6 : Does your health limit the type of work or the amount of work you can do?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1217820.020.0
No2872480.080.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases10902Missing cases4
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteFrom Wave 2 on interviewer is instructed to emphasise 'Includes both paid and unpaid work'.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlendwHealth prohibits some types of work
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text HM7 : Does your health keep you from doing some types of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1190517.587.7
No21821.78.4
Can do nothing384.83.9
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8872580.0Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases2171Missing cases8735
Question RouteIF (HHLLTW = 1) Asked if health limits type or amount of work R could do
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteQuestion concerns complete exclusion from some types of jobs.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlltwaHow far health limits amount of work
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text HM8 : For work you can do, how much does your health limit the amount of work you can do?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A lot17136.534.2
Somewhat26335.830.3
Just a little35595.126.8
Not at all41811.78.7
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-8880980.8Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2086Missing cases8820
Question RouteIF (HHLLTW = 1 AND HHLENDW = 1-2 OR -1) Asked if health limits type of work R could do
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


hhliv65IC: Respondent 65+
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text HM9 : Interviewer Check: Is respondent aged 65 or over?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1197218.118.7
No2857678.681.3
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteFilter question for the following ADL questions.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadlaAbility to: manage stairs'
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text HM10A : Do you usually manage to get up and down stairs or steps ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
By self1173215.988.9
With help from someo21091.05.6
Not at all31081.05.5
Missing-923.2Missing
Not applicable-8857678.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1949Missing cases8957
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee Notes in Volume A, section III.17 on the Activities of Daily Living (ADL) scale.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadladEase of: managing stairs
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text HM10B : Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy17587.043.9
Fairly easy26025.534.9
Fairly difficult32992.717.3
Very difficult466.63.8
Missing-930.3Missing
Not applicable-8879380.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1725Missing cases9181
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1 AND HADLA = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to Het up and down stairs or steps without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadlbAbility to: get around house
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text HM11A : Do you usually manage to get around the house (except for any stairs) ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
By self1191417.598.2
With help from someo220.21.0
Not at all316.1.8
Missing-922.2Missing
Not applicable-8857678.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1950Missing cases8956
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadlbdEase of: getting around house
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text HM11B : Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy1120011.062.8
Fairly easy25625.229.4
Fairly difficult31211.16.3
Very difficult427.21.4
Missing-926.2Missing
Not applicable-8861279.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1910Missing cases8996
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1 AND HADLB = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to Het around the house without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadlcAbility to: get in/out of bed
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text HM12A : Do you usually manage to get in and out of bed ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
By self1190617.597.7
With help from someo232.31.6
Not at all312.1.6
Missing-922.2Missing
Not applicable-8857678.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1950Missing cases8956
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadlcdEase of: geting in/out of bed
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text HM12B : Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy1121711.264.1
Fairly easy25194.827.3
Fairly difficult31361.27.2
Very difficult426.21.4
Missing-930.3Missing
Not applicable-8862079.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1898Missing cases9008
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1 AND HADLC = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to Het in and out of bed without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadldAbility to: cut toenails
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text HM13A : Do you usually manage to cut your toenails ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
By self1132812.268.2
With help from someo22342.112.0
Not at all33863.519.8
Missing-923.2Missing
Not applicable-8857678.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases1948Missing cases8958
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadlddEase of: cutting toenails
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text HM13B : Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy16626.150.0
Fairly easy24083.730.8
Fairly difficult31991.815.0
Very difficult456.54.2
Missing-926.2Missing
Not applicable-8919784.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1325Missing cases9581
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1 AND HADLD = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to cut own toenails without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadleAbility to: bath/shower
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text HM14A : Do you usually manage to bath, shower or wash all over ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
By self1176216.290.4
With help from someo21571.48.1
Not at all330.31.5
Missing-923.2Missing
Not applicable-8857678.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1949Missing cases8957
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadledEase of: bathing/showering
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text HM14B : Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy110709.860.9
Fairly easy24734.326.9
Fairly difficult31661.59.4
Very difficult449.42.8
Missing-927.2Missing
Not applicable-8876380.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1758Missing cases9148
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1 AND HADLE = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to bath, shower or wash all over without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadlfAbility to: walk down road
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text HM15A : Do you usually manage to go out of doors and walk down the road ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
By self1170915.787.6
With help from someo299.95.1
Not at all31421.37.3
Missing-922.2Missing
Not applicable-8857678.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1950Missing cases8956
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hadlfdEase of: walking down road
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text HM15B : Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy110259.460.1
Fairly easy24514.126.5
Fairly difficult31841.710.8
Very difficult445.42.6
Missing-926.2Missing
Not applicable-8881780.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1705Missing cases9201
Question RouteIF (HHLIV65 = 1 AND HADLF = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to Het outdoors and walk down road without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for HADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhl2gpNumber of visits to GP since 1.9.97
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text HM16 : Since September 1st last year, approximately how many times have you talked to, or visited a GP or family doctor about your own health? Please do not include any visits to a hospital.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None1241322.122.9
One or two2391735.937.2
Three to five3220220.220.9
Six to ten410809.910.3
More than ten59208.48.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases10532Missing cases374
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhl2hopNo. visits to out-patients in past year
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text HM17 : And since September 1st last year, approximately how many times have you attended a hospital or clinic as an out- patient or day patient?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0652359.862.0
One or two1242622.223.0
Three to five28918.28.5
Six to ten33693.43.5
More than ten43192.93.0
Missing-914.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Don't know-16.1Missing
Valid cases10528Missing cases378
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Hospital and Clinic Use
Health: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hxdtsWhether accident since 1.9.97
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text HM18 : Since September 1st last year, have you had any kind of accident as a result of which you saw a doctor or went to hospital?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1111710.210.6
No2941586.389.4
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10532Missing cases374
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Accidents, Illness
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hnxdtsNo. of serious accidents since 1.9.97
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text HM19 : Have you had one accident or more than one?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
One19638.887.8
Two297.98.8
Three325.22.3
Four +412.11.1
Missing or wild-936.3Missing
Inapplicable-8941586.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1097Missing cases9809
Question RouteIF (HXDTS = 1) Asked if R has had an accident since 1.9.97
Index TermsHealth: Accidents, Illness
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhospHospital in-patient since 1.9.97
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text HM20 : Since September 1st last year, have you been in hospital or clinic as an in-patient overnight or longer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1118210.810.9
No2971289.189.1
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Valid cases10894Missing cases12
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Hospital and Clinic Use
NoteIncludes visits for childbirth.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhospdHospital in-patient: days since 1.9.97
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text HM21 : Since September 1st last year, in all, how many days have you spent in a hospital or clinic as an in-patient?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9.7518.141202
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1117410.8100.0
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8971289.1Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases1174Missing cases9732
Question RouteIF (HHOSP = 1) Asked if R hospital in-patient since 1.9.97
Index TermsHealth: Hospital and Clinic Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhospchHospital stays were for childbirth
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text HM23 : Was any of this for child-birth?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes - all11651.541.6
Yes - some218.24.5
No32142.053.9
Missing or wild-917.2Missing
Inapplicable-81049296.2Missing
Valid cases397Missing cases10509
Question RouteIF (HHOSP = 1) Asked if R hospital in-patient since 1.9.97 and R is female and 45 or under
Index TermsHealth: Hospital and Clinic Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhospnhsHospital stays NHS or private
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text HM24 : Was/were your hospital stay(s) free under the National Health Service or paid for privately?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
All free under NHS110319.592.4
All paid privately271.76.4
Some NHS/private314.11.3
Missing or wild-930.3Missing
Inapplicable-8940086.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1116Missing cases9790
Question RouteIF (HHOSP = 1) Asked if R hospital in-patient since 1.9.97
Index TermsHealth: Hospital and Clinic Use
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlcvrCovered by private medical insurance
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text HM25 : Are you covered by private medical insurance, whether in your own name or through another family member?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, in own name1124811.411.9
Yes,via othr fam mem25535.15.3
No, not insured3865179.382.8
Missing-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Don't know-191.8Missing
Valid cases10452Missing cases454
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlcvrhHow medical insurance paid for
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text HM26 : How is this insurance paid for?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Paid directly15625.245.1
Deducted from wages21441.311.6
Paid for by employer35314.942.6
Other49.1.7
Missing-96.1Missing
Not applicable-8929585.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases1246Missing cases9660
Question RouteIF (HHLCVR = 1) Asked if R is covered by private medical insurance in own name
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlcvrlCost to resp. Of medical insurance
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text HM27 : How much do you pay per month for this insurance? Please include the contribution for all family members covered by an insurance in your name.
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.9146.391400
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated15294.9100.0
Missing-98.1Missing
Not applicable-8998091.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Don't know-131.3Missing
Valid cases529Missing cases10377
Question RouteIF (HHLCVR = 1 AND HHLCVRH = 1) Asked if R is covered by private medical insurance in own name and pays for all or part of it directly
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Health: NHS vs Private
NoteIf the insurance is in joint names, only R's share is Given here.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlsvHealth service: used any since 1.9.97
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text HM28 : Here is a list of some health and welfare services (showcard 15). Have you yourself made use of any of these services since September 1st last year?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1482344.245.7
No2572452.554.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10547Missing cases359
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Use of Health and Welfare services
NoteHigh number of 'other' responses has led to an extended coding frame being used with 2 not listed services included from Wave 5 onwards i.e. wHLSVL, wHLSVM.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlsvaHealth service: used health visitor
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text HM29A : Which services have you used? Health visitor, district nurse
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0977689.692.7
Used health visitor17697.17.3
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10545Missing cases361
Question RouteIF (HHLSV = 1) Asked if R has used any health service since 1.9.97
Index TermsHealth: Use of Health and Welfare services
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlsvanHealth service: health visitor NHS/priv
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text HM30A : Thinking about the (SERVICE AT M29) was this from the NHS or social services, or was it from a private or voluntary agency? Health visitor, district nurse
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS or SSD17597.099.6
Private/voluntary23.0.4
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-8977689.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases762Missing cases10144
Question RouteIF (HHLSV = 1 AND HHLSVA = 1) Asked if R has used health visitor or district nurse since 1.9.97
Index TermsHealth: Use of Health and Welfare services
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18