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Phone: Health

UHEALTH - Health Module Sibling-Spouse Phone Instrument
        

  OVERVIEW
  
  This is the first round of data collection for sibling spouses.  Health 
  items ascertained on the telephone during the 2005 round include general 
  self-reported health, the Health Utilities Index-Mark 3, specific illnesses 
  and details regarding long-term care. 
  
  BRIEF VARIABLE DESCRIPTIONS
  
         BX201RE            Self-Reported General Health
         BX202ARE           HUI3 Summary Score
         BX203LRE-BX210LRE  HUI3 Component Dimension Levels
         BX203SRE-BX210SRE  HUI3 Component Dimension Scores
         BX230RE-BX232BRE   Long-Term Physical Disability
         BX301RE-BX340RE    Specific HUI3 Items
         BX341RE            High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
         BX342RE-BX347RE    Diabetes & High Blood Sugar
         BX348RE-BX349RE    Cancer
         BX351RE-BX355RE    Heart Problems
         BX356RE-BX358RE    Stroke
         BX359RE-BX360RE    Arthritis & Rheumatism
         BX361RE-BX362ARE   Mental Illness
         BV031RE-BV032ARE   Received Personal Care
         BV033RE            Relationship to Caregiver
         BV034RE-BV036RE    Caregiver Specific Items
         BV037RE-BV040RE    Personal Care Specific Items
         BV041RE-BV042RE    Amount/Frequency of Personal Care Received
         BXA01RER-BXN03RE   General Health Vignettes

bx201re: In general, would you say your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x10

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-1 Don't Know 1 0 1
1 Excellent 175 268 443
2 Very Good 360 506 866
3 Good 277 298 575
4 Fair 99 93 192
5 Poor 34 14 48
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx202are: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Summary Score

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x:20-220, 240-270, 310-330, 370-400

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 90 43 133
-0.23 1 0 1
-0.21 1 0 1
-0.12 1 0 1
-0.10 2 0 2
-0.06 2 0 2
-0.05 1 1 2
-0.03 1 0 1
-0.02 1 0 1
-0.01 1 1 2
0.01 - 0.72 187 221 408
0.73 - 0.86 176 232 408
0.87 - 0.95 186 239 425
0.97 203 348 551
1 93 94 187

bx202bma: Health Utilities Index Mark 3

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x:20-220, 240-270, 310-330, 370-400

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-0.23 1 0 1
-0.21 1 0 1
-0.18 1 0 1
-0.12 1 0 1
-0.10 2 0 2
-0.06 2 0 2
-0.05 2 1 3
-0.03 1 0 1
-0.02 1 0 1
-0.01 1 2 3
0.01 - 0.66 217 207 424
0.67 - 0.84 198 231 429
0.85 - 0.92 171 251 422
0.93 - 0.97 253 393 646
1 94 94 188

bx202bmb: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Best Measure Number of Logical Imputations

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x:20-220, 240-270, 310-330, 370-400

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
0 859 1138 1997
1 69 33 102
2 16 7 23
3 1 0 1
4 1 1 2

bx202bre: Modified Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Summary Score of Logical Imputation

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x:20-220, 240-270, 310-330, 370-400

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 4 4 8
-0.23 1 0 1
-0.21 1 0 1
-0.18 1 0 1
-0.12 1 0 1
-0.10 2 0 2
-0.06 2 0 2
-0.05 1 1 2
-0.03 1 0 1
-0.02 1 0 1
-0.01 1 2 3
0.01 - 0.67 215 210 425
0.68 - 0.84 197 224 421
0.85 - 0.92 171 252 423
0.93 - 0.97 253 392 645
1 94 94 188

bx202cre: Modified Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Summary Score Number of Logical Imputations

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x:20-220, 240-270, 310-330, 370-400

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
0 862 1140 2002
1 68 33 101
2 14 5 19
3 2 1 3

bx203lre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Vision Level

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x20-h_x60

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 13 16 29
1 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to see well enough to read ordinary newsprint and recognize a friend on the other side of the street, without glasses or contact lenses. 233 204 437
2 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to see well enough to read ordinary newsprint and recognize a friend on the other side of the street, but with glasses. 681 951 1632
3 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to read ordinary newsprint with or without glasses but unable to recognize a friend on the other side of the street, even with glasses. 3 2 5
4 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to recognize a friend on the other side of the street with or without glasses but unable to read ordinary newsprint, even with glasses. 9 3 12
5 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been unable to read ordinary newsprint and unable to recognize a friend on the other side of the street, even with glasses. 2 1 3
6 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been unable to see at all. 5 2 7

bx203sre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Vision Score

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x20-h_x60

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 13 16 29
0 5 2 7
0.38 2 1 3
0.59 9 3 12
0.73 3 2 5
0.95 681 951 1632
1 233 204 437

bx204lre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Hearing Level

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x70-h_x100

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 64 14 78
1 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to hear what is said in a group conversation with at least three other people, without a hearing aid. 829 1145 1974
2 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to hear what is said in a conversation with one other person in a quiet room without a hearing aid, but requires a hearing aid to hear what is said in a group conversation with at least three other people. 30 11 41
3 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to hear what is said in a conversation with one other person in a quiet room with a hearing aid, and able to hear what is said in a group conversation with at least three other people, with a hearing aid. 8 6 14
4 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to hear what is said in a conversation with one other person in a quiet room, without a hearing aid, but unable to hear what is said in a group conversation with at least three other people even with a hearing aid. 12 1 13
5 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to hear what is said in a conversation with one other person in a quiet room with a hearing aid, but unable to hear what is said in a group conversation with at least three other people even with a hearing aid. 1 0 1
6 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been unable to hear at all. 2 2 4

bx204sre: HUI3 Hearing Score

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x70-h_x100

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 64 14 78
0 2 2 4
0.32 1 0 1
0.48 12 1 13
0.71 8 6 14
0.86 30 11 41
1 829 1145 1974

bx205lre: Health Utilities Index 3 Speech Level

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x110-h_x150

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 7 0 7
1 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to be understood completely when speaking with strangers or friends. 905 1155 2060
2 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to be understood partially when speaking with strangers but able to be understood completely when speaking with people who know me well. 24 16 40
3 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to be understood partially when speaking with strangers or people who know me well. 9 7 16
4 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been unable to be understood when speaking with strangers but able to be understood partially by people who know me well. 1 1 2

bx205sre: Health Utilities Mark 3 Speech Score

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x110-h_x150

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 7 0 7
0.41 1 1 2
0.67 9 7 16
0.82 24 16 40
1 905 1155 2060

bx206lre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Ambulation Level

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x160-h_x230

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 1 5 6
1 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to walk around the neighborhood without difficulty, and without walking equipment. 848 1080 1928
2 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to walk around the neighborhood with difficulty; but does not require walking equipment or the help of another person. 48 58 106
3 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to walk around the neighborhood with walking equipment, but without the help of another person. 36 23 59
4 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to walk only short distances with walking equipment, and requires a wheelchair to get around the neighborhood. 3 2 5
5 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been unable to walk alone, even with walking equipment, but has been able to walk short distances with the help of another person, and requires a wheelchair to get around the neighborhood. 4 6 10
6 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been unable to walk at all. 6 5 11

bx206sre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Ambulation Score

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x160-h_x230

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 1 5 6
0 6 5 11
0.16 4 6 10
0.36 3 2 5
0.67 36 23 59
0.83 48 58 106
1 848 1080 1928

bx207lre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Dexterity Level

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x240-h_x270

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 1 1 2
1 During the past four weeks, the respondent has had full use of two hands and ten fingers. 923 1161 2084
2 During the past four weeks, the respondent has had limitations in the use of hands or fingers, but does not require special tools or help of another person. 14 12 26
4 During the past four weeks, the respondent has had limitations in the use of hands or fingers; s/he requires the help of another person for some tasks and is not independent even with use of special tools. 8 3 11
5 During the past four weeks, the respondent has had limitations in the use of hands or fingers; s/he requires the help of another person for most tasks and is not independent even with use of special tools. 0 2 2

bx207sre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Dexterity Score

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x240-h_x270

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 1 1 2
0.20 0 2 2
0.45 8 3 11
0.88 14 12 26
1 923 1161 2084

bx208lre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Emotion Level

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x310-h_x330

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 7 7 14
1 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been happy and interested in life. 771 1004 1775
2 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been somewhat happy. 125 104 229
3 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been somewhat unhappy. 36 58 94
4 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been very unhappy. 4 4 8
5 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been so unhappy that life is not worthwhile. 3 2 5

bx208sre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Emotion Score

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x310-h_x330

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 7 7 14
0 3 2 5
0.33 4 4 8
0.73 36 58 94
0.91 125 104 229
1 771 1004 1775

bx209lre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Cognition Level

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x370, h_x380

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 1 3 4
1 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to remember most things, think clearly and solve day to day problems. 664 885 1549
2 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been able to remember most things, but have a little difficulty when trying to think and solve day to day problems. 43 43 86
3 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been somewhat forgetful, but able to think clearly and solve day to day problems. 162 178 340
4 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been somewhat forgetful, and has had a little difficulty when trying to think or solve day to day problems. 66 61 127
5 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been very forgetful, and has had great difficulty when trying to think or solve day to day problems. 9 9 18
6 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been unable to remember anything at all, and unable to think or solve day to day problems. 1 0 1

bx209sre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Cognition Score

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x370, h_x380

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 1 3 4
0 1 0 1
0.32 9 9 18
0.70 66 61 127
0.86 43 43 86
0.92 162 178 340
1 664 885 1549

bx210lre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Pain Level

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x390, h_x400

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 1 1 2
1 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been free of pain and discomfort. 521 630 1151
2 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been in mild to moderate pain that prevents no activities. 149 210 359
3 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been in moderate pain that prevents a few activities. 137 198 335
4 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been in moderate to severe pain that prevents some activities. 84 100 184
5 During the past four weeks, the respondent has been in severe pain that prevents most activities. 54 40 94

bx210sre: Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Pain Score

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x390, h_x400

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 1 1 2
0 54 40 94
0.48 84 100 184
0.77 137 198 335
0.92 149 210 359
1 521 630 1151

bx230re: Including what you have already told me, would you say that you have EVER had any long-term physical or mental conditions, illnesses or disabilities that limited what you were able to do, either on or off the job?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x730

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 3 3
1 YES 194 215 409
2 NO 750 961 1711

bx231are: What was the most serious condition that limited what you were able to do, either on or off the job?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x733
*NOT AVAILABLE ON PUBLIC RELEASE*

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-4 Not Ascertained 0 1 1
-3 Refused 1 1 2
-2 752 965 1717
6 - 7099 ICD-9 Codes 193 212 405
Note: See COR867 in Appendix R for codes and details regarding cause of death coding.

bx231bre: Collapsed - What was the most serious condition that limited what you were able to do, either on or off the job?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x733

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 0 1 1
-3 REFUSED 1 1 2
-2 752 965 1717
10 Infectious and Parasitic Diseases 4 5 9
20 Neoplasms 7 3 10
30 Endocrine, Nutritional, Metabolic, Immunity 4 3 7
40 Blood and Blood-Forming Organs 0 2 2
50 Mental Disorders 9 15 24
60 Nervous System and Sense Organs 14 21 35
70 Circulatory System 26 9 35
80 Respiratory System 6 10 16
90 Digestive System 4 4 8
100 Genitourinary system 0 2 2
130 Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 53 72 125
140 Congenital Anomalies 0 1 1
160 Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 6 5 11
170 Injury and Poisoning 7 20 27
180 ICD-9 E Codes 6 3 9
190 ICD-9 V Codes 0 2 2
200 ICD-9 Volume 3 Headings 33 30 63
210 ICF Body Functions 4 0 4
230 ICF Activities and Participation 10 5 15

bx232are: What was the second most serious condition that limited what you were able to do, either on or off the job?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x735
*NOT AVAILABLE ON PUBLIC RELEASE*

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-18 Could Not Code 1 2 3
-3 Refused 0 2 2
-2 833 1072 1905
-1 Don't Know 2 3 5
6 - 7099 ICD-9 Codes 110 100 210
Note: See COR867 in Appendix R for codes and details regarding cause of death coding.

bx232bre: Collapsed - What was the second most serious condition that limited what you were able to do, either on or off the job?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x735

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-18 NOT CODEABLE 1 2 3
-3 REFUSED 0 2 2
-2 833 1072 1905
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 3 5
10 Infectious and Parasitic Diseases 0 4 4
20 Neoplasms 5 3 8
30 Endocrine, Nutritional, Metabolic, Immunity 6 3 9
50 Mental Disorders 2 6 8
60 Nervous System and Sense Organs 9 6 15
70 Circulatory System 17 14 31
80 Respiratory System 4 2 6
90 Digestive System 6 3 9
100 Genitourinary system 1 2 3
120 Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue 0 1 1
130 Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 17 25 42
160 Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 1 0 1
170 Injury and Poisoning 14 7 21
180 ICD-9 E Codes 3 1 4
190 ICD-9 V Codes 1 2 3
200 ICD-9 Volume 3 Headings 21 19 40
230 ICF Activities and Participation 3 2 5

bx301re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to see well enough to read ordinary newsprint without glasses or contact lenses?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x20

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 YES 327 348 675
2 NO 617 831 1448
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx302re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to see well enough to read ordinary newsprint WITH glasses or contact lenses?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x30

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 328 348 676
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 1 3
1 YES 599 824 1423
2 NO 17 6 23
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx303re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to see at all?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x40

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 926 1172 2098
1 YES 15 5 20
2 NO 5 2 7
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx304re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to see well enough to recognize a friend on the other side of the street without glasses or contact lenses?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x50

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 5 2 7
-1 DON'T KNOW 7 13 20
1 YES 708 780 1488
2 NO 226 384 610
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx305re: Have you been able to see well enough to recognize a friend on the other side of the street WITH glasses or contact lenses?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x60

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 713 782 1495
-1 DON'T KNOW 3 2 5
1 YES 224 392 616
2 NO 6 3 9
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx306re: During the past four weeks, without a hearing aid and while in a group conversation with at least three other people, have you been able to hear what is said?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x70

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-1 DON'T KNOW 8 1 9
1 YES 829 1145 1974
2 NO 109 32 141
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx307re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to hear what is said in a group conversation with at least three other people with a hearing aid?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x80

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 829 1145 1974
-1 DON'T KNOW 62 14 76
1 YES 40 17 57
2 NO 15 3 18
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx308re: During the past four weeks, without a hearing aid, in a conversation with one other person in a quiet room, have you been able to hear what is said?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x90

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 829 1145 1974
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 YES 100 25 125
2 NO 16 9 25
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx309re: What about with a hearing aid?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x100

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 929 1170 2099
-1 DON'T KNOW 5 1 6
1 YES 10 6 16
2 NO 2 2 4
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx310re: During the past four weeks, have people who do not know you understood you completely when you speak?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x110

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-1 DON'T KNOW 6 0 6
1 YES 905 1155 2060
2 NO 35 24 59
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx311re: During the past four weeks, have people understood you partially when you speak?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x120

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 905 1155 2060
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 0 2
1 YES 37 23 60
2 NO 2 1 3
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx312re: During the past four weeks, have people who know you well understood you completely when you speak?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x130

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 905 1155 2060
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 YES 31 17 48
2 NO 9 7 16
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx313re: Have they understood you partially when you speak?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x140

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 936 1172 2108
1 YES 10 7 17
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx314re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to speak at all?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x150

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 946 1179 2125
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx315re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to bend, lift, jump and run without difficulty and without help or equipment of any kind?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x160

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 2 2
1 YES 694 924 1618
2 NO 251 253 504
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx316re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to walk around the neighborhood without difficulty and without help or equipment of any kind?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x170

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 694 924 1618
1 YES 155 158 313
2 NO 97 97 194
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx317re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to walk around the neighborhood with difficulty but without help or equipment of any kind?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x180

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 849 1082 1931
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1 YES 48 58 106
2 NO 49 38 87
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx318re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to walk at all?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x190

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 897 1140 2037
1 YES 43 34 77
2 NO 6 5 11
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx319re: During the past four weeks, have you needed mechanical support, such as braces or a cane or crutches, to be able to walk around the neighborhood?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x200

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 903 1145 2048
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1 YES 25 20 45
2 NO 18 13 31
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx320re: During the past four weeks, have you needed the help of another person to walk?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x210

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 903 1145 2048
1 YES 4 6 10
2 NO 39 28 67
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx321re: During the past four weeks, have you needed a wheelchair to get around the neighborhood?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x220

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-2 897 1140 2037
1 YES 11 10 21
2 NO 38 28 66
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx322re: During the past four weeks, have you needed the help of another person to get around in the wheelchair?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x230

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 935 1168 2103
1 YES 3 9 12
2 NO 8 2 10
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx323re: During the past four weeks, have you had full use of both hands and 10 fingers?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x240

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1 YES 923 1161 2084
2 NO 23 17 40
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx324re: During the past four weeks, have you needed the help of another person because of limitations in the use of your hands or fingers?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x250

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 923 1161 2084
1 YES 9 5 14
2 NO 14 13 27
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx325re: During the past four weeks, have you needed the help of another person with some tasks, most tasks, or all tasks?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x260

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
-2 937 1174 2111
1 YES 8 3 11
2 NO 0 2 2
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx326re: During the past four weeks, have you needed special equipment, for example, special tools to help with dressing or eating, because of limitations in the use of your hands or fingers?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x270

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-2 923 1161 2084
1 YES 0 1 1
2 NO 23 16 39
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx327re: During the past four weeks, have you been able to eat, bathe, dress and use the toilet without difficulty?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x280

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1 YES 934 1165 2099
2 NO 12 13 25
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx328re: During the past four weeks, have you needed the help of another person to eat, bathe, dress or use the toilet?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x290

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 934 1165 2099
1 YES 7 6 13
2 NO 5 8 13
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx329re: During the past four weeks, have you needed special equipment or tools to eat, bathe, dress or use the toilet?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x300

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 934 1165 2099
1 YES 5 7 12
2 NO 7 7 14
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx330re: During the past four weeks, have you been feeling happy or unhappy?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x310

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 Refused 1 0 1
-1 Don't Know 5 3 8
1 Happy 897 1111 2008
2 Unhappy 43 65 108
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx331re: During the past four weeks, would you describe yourself as having felt happy and interested in life, or somewhat happy?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x320

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 Refused 1 0 1
-2 43 65 108
-1 Don't Know 1 3 4
1 Happy and interested 774 1006 1780
2 Somewhat happy 127 105 232
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx332re: During the past four weeks, would you describe yourself as having felt somewhat unhappy, very unhappy, or so unhappy that life is not worthwhile?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x330

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 Refused 1 1 2
-2 901 1111 2012
-1 Don't Know 1 3 4
1 Somewhat unhappy 36 58 94
2 Very unhappy 4 4 8
3 So unhappy life not worthwhile 3 2 5
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx333re: During the past four weeks, did you ever feel fretful, angry, irritable, anxious or depressed?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x340

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 2 1 3
1 YES 487 678 1165
2 NO 457 500 957
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx334re: How often did you feel this way: rarely, occasionally, often or almost always?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x350

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 Refused 1 2 3
-2 457 500 957
-1 Don't Know 3 0 3
1 Rarely 260 308 568
2 Occasionally 203 337 540
3 Ofte 15 29 44
4 Almost Always 7 3 10
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx335re: During the past four weeks, did you feel extremely fretful, angry, irritable, anxious or depressed, to the point of needing professional help?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x360

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-2 458 501 959
1 YES 13 23 36
2 NO 475 654 1129
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx336re: How would you describe your ability to remember things during the past four weeks? Were you able to remember most things, somewhat forgetful, very forgetful, or unable to remember anything at all?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x370

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-1 Don't Know 1 2 3
1 Remember most things 707 930 1637
2 Somewhat forgetful 228 239 467
3 Very forgetful 9 8 17
4 Unable to remember anything 1 0 1
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx337re: How would you describe your ability to think and solve day to day problems during the past four weeks? Were you able to think clearly and solve problems, had a little difficulty, had a great deal of difficulty, or unable to think or solve problems?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x380

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-1 Don't Know 0 1 1
1 Clearly and solve problems 828 1067 1895
2 A little diffictulty 79 79 158
3 Great deal of difficulty 39 30 69
4 Unable to think/solve problems 0 2 2
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx338re: Have you had any trouble with pain or discomfort during the past four weeks?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x390

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 YES 424 548 972
2 NO 521 630 1151
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx339re: How many of your activities, during the past four weeks, were limited by pain or discomfort? Would you say none, a few, some, most, or all?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x400

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 521 630 1151
1 None 149 210 359
2 A few 138 198 336
3 Some 84 101 185
4 Most 43 31 74
5 All 11 9 20
Note: See HUI documentation.

bx340re: Because of any impairment or health problems, do you need the help of other persons in handling routine needs, such as everyday household chores, doing necessary business, shopping or getting around for other purposes?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x740

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 2 2
1 YES 28 48 76
2 NO 917 1129 2046

bx341re: Has a doctor ever told you that you have high blood pressure or hypertension?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x410

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 3 0 3
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 YES 476 477 953
2 NO 466 701 1167

bx342re: Has a doctor ever told you that you have diabetes?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x420

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1 YES 144 107 251
2 NO 800 1071 1871

bx343re: In what year was this first diagnosed?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x430

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 802 1072 1874
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 5 7
1947 - 1990 38 19 57
1991 - 1998 31 19 50
1999 - 2001 33 21 54
2002 - 2004 28 27 55
2005 - 2006 12 16 28

bx344re: In order to treat or control your diabetes, are you now taking medications that you swallow?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x460

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 802 1072 1874
1 YES 103 75 178
2 NO 41 32 73

bx345re: Are you now using insulin shots or a pump?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x470

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 802 1072 1874
1 YES 32 18 50
2 NO 112 89 201

bx346re: Has a doctor ever told you that you have high blood sugar?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x480

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-2 144 107 251
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 2 2
1 YES 32 21 53
2 NO 768 1049 1817

bx347re: In what year was this first diagnosed?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x490

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 914 1158 2072
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1960 1 0 1
1967 0 1 1
1980 1 0 1
1981 1 0 1
1985 2 0 2
1986 1 0 1
1990 1 2 3
1994 1 0 1
1995 2 1 3
1996 1 0 1
2000 2 0 2
2001 1 0 1
2002 1 1 2
2003 3 4 7
2004 5 4 9
2005 7 6 13
2006 2 1 3

bx348re: Has a doctor ever told you that you have cancer or a malignant tumor not including minor skin cancers?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x520

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 YES 124 117 241
2 NO 819 1062 1881

bx349re: In what year was this diagnosed?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x530

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 822 1062 1884
1964 - 1992 19 31 50
1993 - 1998 28 21 49
1999 - 2001 27 23 50
2002 - 2004 25 28 53
2005 - 2006 25 14 39

bx350are: In which organ or part of your body did this cancer occur?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x560

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 822 1062 1884
141 - 239 ICD-9 Cancer Codes 124 117 241

bx351re: Has a doctor ever told you that you had a heart attack, coronary heart disease, angina, congestive heart failure, or other heart problems?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x570

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 1 3
1 YES 236 98 334
2 NO 706 1080 1786

bx352re: Did you have a heart attach or myocardial infarction?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x580

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 710 1081 1791
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 2 4
1 YES 121 26 147
2 NO 113 70 183

bx353re: In what year did you have your most recent heart attack or myocardial infarction?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x590

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 825 1153 1978
-1 DON'T KNOW 3 0 3
1968 - 1991 25 3 28
1992 - 1997 24 7 31
1998 - 2001 25 5 30
2002 - 2004 33 7 40
2005 - 2006 11 4 15

bx354re: Have you ever had a special test or treatment of your heart where tubes were inserted into your veins or arteries-i.e. cardiac catheterization, coronary angiogram, or angioplasty?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x620

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 710 1081 1791
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 YES 191 55 246
2 NO 44 43 87

bx355re: Have you ever had surgery on your heart?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x630

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 710 1081 1791
1 YES 111 33 144
2 NO 125 65 190

bx356re: Has a doctor ever told you that you had a stroke?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x640

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1 YES 51 18 69
2 NO 893 1160 2053

bx357re: In what year did you last have a stroke?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x650

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 895 1161 2056
-1 DON'T KNOW 3 1 4
1958 - 1994 9 4 13
1995 - 1999 9 5 14
2000 - 2001 10 4 14
2002 - 2004 16 4 20
2005 - 2006 4 0 4

bx358re: Do you still have any remaining health problems because of your stroke, such as muscle weakness or difficulty speaking?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x680

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 895 1161 2056
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 YES 20 9 29
2 NO 30 9 39

bx359re: Do you sometimes have pain, stiffness, or swelling in your joints?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x690

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 2 1 3
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 2 2
1 YES 518 729 1247
2 NO 426 447 873

bx360re: Have you ever had, or has a doctor ever told you that you have arthritis or rheumatism?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x700

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 3 5
1 YES 415 552 967
2 NO 527 624 1151

bx361re: Have you ever been diagnosed with a mental illness?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x710

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1 YES 23 40 63
2 NO 921 1138 2059

bx362are: What was that specific mental illness diagnosis?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x720
*NOT AVAILABLE ON PUBLIC RELEASE*

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 923 1139 2062
-1 Don't Know 1 0 1
290 - 6040 ICD-9 Codes 22 40 62
Note: See COR867 in Appendix R for codes and details regarding cause of death coding.

bv031re: Now think about the last 12 months, did you receive personal care for a period of one month or more from a family member or friend because of a health condition, illness, or disability?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x750

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
-2 28 48 76
1 YES 43 41 84
2 NO 874 1090 1964

bv032are: What condition/illness/disability caused you to need personal care?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x760
*NOT AVAILABLE ON PUBLIC RELEASE*

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-18 Could Not Code 0 2 2
-3 Refused 0 1 1
-2 879 1091 1970
-1 Don't Know 1 0 1
6 - 7093 ICD-9 Codes 66 85 151
Note: See COR867 in Appendix R for codes and details regarding cause of death coding.

bv032bre: Collapsed - What condition/illness/disability caused you to need personal care?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x760

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-18 NOT CODEABLE 0 2 2
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-2 879 1091 1970
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
10 Infectious and Parasitic Diseases 1 2 3
20 Neoplasms 7 5 12
30 Endocrine, Nutritional, Metabolic, Immunity 1 0 1
60 Nervous System and Sense Organs 5 8 13
70 Circulatory System 7 4 11
80 Respiratory System 2 3 5
90 Digestive System 3 1 4
120 Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue 1 0 1
130 Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 3 16 19
160 Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 1 1 2
170 Injury and Poisoning 4 5 9
180 ICD-9 E Codes 0 3 3
190 ICD-9 V Codes 0 3 3
200 ICD-9 Volume 3 Headings 26 24 50
230 ICF Activities and Participation 5 10 15

bv033re: Who did you receive the most personal care from?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x770

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 Refused 0 1 1
-2 879 1091 1970
-1 Don't Know 1 0 1
1 Husband/Wife 65 77 142
2 Son 0 1 1
3 Daughter 0 4 4
5 Mother 0 1 1
7 Sister 0 1 1
9 Grandmother 0 1 1
66 Whole Family 0 1 1
108 Professional Caregiver(s) 1 1 2

bv034re: Is this person still helping you?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x800

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 875 1090 1965
1 YES 42 58 100
2 NO 29 31 60

bv035re: Why is this person no longer helping you? Is it because you no longer need care, someone else is helping you, or for some other reason?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x810

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 917 1148 2065
1 R no longer needs care 29 31 60

bv036re: During this period or receiving care, did this person live with you?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x830

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 875 1090 1965
-1 Don't Know 1 0 1
1 Yes 63 82 145
2 No 7 7 14
Note: [Name] = caregiver, if any.

bv037re: Because of your limitations did/does this person help you with: bathing, dressing, eating, or going to the bathroom?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x840

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 875 1090 1965
1 YES 21 19 40
2 NO 50 70 120
Note: [Name] = caregiver, if any.

bv038re: Because of your limitations did/does this person help you with: Getting around inside the house or getting outside?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x850

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 875 1090 1965
1 YES 27 32 59
2 NO 44 57 101

bv039re: Because of your limitations did/does this person help you with: Shopping, cooking, housework or laundry?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x860

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 875 1090 1965
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 YES 47 81 128
2 NO 23 8 31

bv040re: Because of your limitations did/does this person help you with: Managing money, making phone calls, or taking medications?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x870

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 875 1090 1965
1 YES 37 22 59
2 NO 34 67 101

bv041re: In how many different weeks during the past 12 months did you receive personal care from this person?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x880

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 875 1090 1965
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 4 6
0 - 4 22 24 46
5 - 9 14 16 30
10 - 40 13 18 31
46 - 52 20 27 47
Note: [Name] = caregiver, if any.

bv042re: During those weeks, about how many hours per week, on average did this person help you?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_x890

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 875 1090 1965
-1 DON'T KNOW 4 7 11
0 - 2 17 18 35
3 - 6 10 19 29
7 - 14 14 18 32
15 - 30 17 15 32
36 - 97 9 12 21

bxa01rer: Name for General Health Vignette A: No specific disease.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: sexspous

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 Tom 616 0 616
2 Nancy 0 793 793

bxa02rer: General Health Vignette A: Randomly assigned severity level 1 through 4.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: rndsev1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 Least Severe (1) 137 197 334
2 169 183 352
3 157 193 350
4 Most Severe (4) 153 220 373

bxa04rer: In general, would you say [name]'s health is excellent, very good, good, fair or poor?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: vina, GROUP91

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 Refused 0 1 1
-2 330 386 716
-1 Don't Know 2 0 2
1 Excellent 38 83 121
2 Very Good 85 124 209
3 Good 152 183 335
4 Fair 189 286 475
5 Poor 150 116 266

bxb01rer: Name for General Health Vignette B: Heart Disease.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: GROUP91, sexspous

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 David 616 0 616
2 Karen 0 793 793

bxb02rer: General Health Vignette B: Randomly assigned severity level 1 through 4.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: rndsev2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 Least Severe (1) 170 195 365
2 142 190 332
3 145 188 333
4 Most Severe (4) 159 220 379

bxb03re: General Health Vignette B: Placement of sentence regarding disease name.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: rndpre1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 Start of question 325 396 721
2 End of question 291 397 688

bxb04rer: In general, would you say [name]'s health is excellent, very good, good, fair or poor?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: vinb, GROUP91

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 Refused 0 1 1
-2 330 386 716
-1 Don't Know 1 1 2
1 Excellent 59 101 160
2 Very Good 92 112 204
3 Good 115 143 258
4 Fair 157 187 344
5 Poor 192 248 440

bxc01rer: Name for General Health Vignette C: Diabetes.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: GROUP91, sexspous

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 William 616 0 616
2 Joan 0 793 793

bxc02rer: General Health Vignette C: Randomly assigned severity level 1 through 4.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: rndsev3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 Least Severe (1) 151 188 339
2 138 217 355
3 165 209 374
4 Most Severe (4) 162 179 341

bxc03re: General Health Vignette C: Placement of sentence regarding disease name.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: rndpre1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 Start of question 291 397 688
2 End of question 325 396 721

bxc04rer: In general, would you say [name]'s health is excellent, very good, good, fair or poor?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: vinc, GROUP91

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 Refused 0 1 1
-2 330 386 716
-1 Don't Know 0 1 1
1 Excellent 33 77 110
2 Very Good 82 97 179
3 Good 105 188 293
4 Fair 215 277 492
5 Poor 181 152 333

bxn01re: Letter of first vignette.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: rndvig1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 A 214 276 490
2 B 196 245 441
3 C 206 272 478

bxn02re: Letter of second vignette.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: rndvig2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 A 201 261 462
2 B 214 268 482
3 C 201 264 465

bxn03re: Letter of third vignette.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: rndvig3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 330 386 716
1 A 201 256 457
2 B 206 280 486
3 C 209 257 466

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