WLS Codebooks and Flowcharts

Note: Codebooks contain frequency data from the private data release. For some variables, these differ from the frequencies in the public release. Variables that differ between the public and private versions include "(not available on public release)" as part of the variable description, or a note indicating the difference between the public and private versions.

Mail: Health

mx001rer-mx004rer   How would you rate your health, currently and
                    compared with ten years ago?

mx005rer-mx006rer   How often do you participate in physical
                    activity or exercise?

mx007rer-mx008rer   How many times during the last year have you
                    stayed in bed or been hospitalized?

mx009rer mx010rec   What is your weight and height?

mx011rec            Body mass index calculation.

mx012rer-mx015rer   Cigarette smoking questions.

mx016rer-mx081rer   Physical symptoms, frequency if occurrence,
                    and degree of discomfort caused in the past
                    six months.

mx082rec            Total number of symptoms.

mx083rer-mx116rer   Illnesses or medical conditions that a
                    medical professional says you have and the
                    degree the condition currently interferes
                    with what you do.

mx117rec            Total number of illnesses.

mx118rer-mx119rer   Do you or your spouse have a physical or
                    mental condition that limits the amount or
                    kind of work you can do for pay?
     
mx120rer            Specific other condition or illness referred
                    to in mx115rer. (added 3/98)

mx001rer: How would you rate your health at the present time?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 1a

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 9 4 13
1 VERY POOR 12 18 30
2 POOR 42 44 86
3 FAIR 321 358 679
4 GOOD 1930 2159 4089
5 EXCELLENT 878 1100 1978

mx002rer: How would you rate your health compared with other people your age and sex?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 1b

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 41 41 82
1 VERY POOR 13 27 40
2 POOR 69 96 165
3 FAIR 310 367 677
4 GOOD 1733 1995 3728
5 EXCELLENT 1026 1157 2183

mx003rer: Compared with 10 years ago how would you rate your health?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 2a

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 7 4 11
1 MUCH WORSE 64 92 156
2 SOMEWHAT WORSE 667 818 1485
3 ABOUT THE SAME 2005 2136 4141
4 SOMEWHAT BETTER 319 427 746
5 MUCH BETTER 130 206 336

mx004rer: Compared with 10 years ago how would you rate your appearance?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 2b

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 25 30 55
1 MUCH WORSE 15 44 59
2 SOMEWHAT WORSE 655 851 1506
3 ABOUT THE SAME 2125 2041 4166
4 SOMEWHAT BETTER 281 516 797
5 MUCH BETTER 91 201 292
Note: See Appendix G COR571A for references on Health items
MX001RER-MX004RER.

mx005rer: How often do you participate in light physical activity such as walking, dancing, gardening, golfing, bowling, etc.?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 3a

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 49 70 119
1 THREE OR MORE TIMES PER WEEK 1460 1698 3158
2 ONCE OR TWICE PER WEEK 1069 1068 2137
3 ABOUT ONE TO THREE TIMES PER MONTH 397 561 958
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 217 286 503

mx006rer: How often do you participate in vigorous physical exercise or sports such as aerobics, running, swimming, bicycling, etc.?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 3b

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 61 117 178
1 THREE OR MORE TIMES PER WEEK 567 444 1011
2 ONCE OR TWICE PER WEEK 518 531 1049
3 ABOUT ONE TO THREE TIMES PER MONTH 631 565 1196
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 1415 2026 3441

mx007rer: During the last year, how many days, if any, did you stay in bed for more than half of the day because of illness or injury?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 4

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 16 35 51
0 2232 2196 4428
1 - 365 NUMBER OF DAYS 944 1452 2396

mx008rer: During the last year, how many times, if any, have you been hospitalized for at least one night?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 5

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 13 30 43
0 2930 3346 6276
1 - 75 NUMBER OF TIMES 249 307 556

mx009rer: How much do you weigh?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 6

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 27 132 159
79 - 414 79 TO 414 POUNDS 3165 3551 6716
Note: In the public data file, this MX009RER is bottom-coded at 100 and
top coded at 300.

mx010rec: How tall are you? Response in nearest quarter of an inch with two implied decimal points.

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 25 62 87
3800 - 9100 HEIGHT IN INCHES 3167 3621 6788
Note: Two implied decimal places.
In the public data file, this variable is bottom-coded at 5500 and top-coded at 7700.

mx011rec: Body mass index based on respondent's weight and height.

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 6, 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d
Revisions: Updated 02/2003     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 31 134 165
14 - 83 BODY MASS INDEX 3161 3549 6710
Note: In the public data file, MX011REC is bottom-coded at 18 and top-coded at 43.

mx012rer: Have you ever smoked cigarettes regularly?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 8, scn1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 REFUSED/NOT ASCERTAINED 38 69 107
1 YES 1937 1750 3687
2 NO 1217 1864 3081

mx013rer: Do you smoke regularly now?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 8a

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 REFUSED/NOT ASCERTAINED 39 70 109
-2 1217 1864 3081
1 YES 553 647 1200
2 NO 1383 1102 2485

mx014rer: For how many years did/have you smoke/d regularly?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 8b, 8d

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 47 79 126
-2 1217 1864 3081
0 LESS THAN ONE YEAR 1 1 2
1 - 50 ONE TO 50 YEARS 1927 1739 3666

mx015rer: About how many packs did/do you usually smoke per day then/now?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 8c, 8e

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 51 85 136
-2 1217 1864 3081
0 HALF A PACK OR LESS 294 595 889
1 ONE PACK 993 899 1892
2 TWO PACKS 498 209 707
3 THREE PACKS 103 30 133
4 FOUR PACKS OR MORE 15 0 15
5 SMOKED ONE OR MORE CIGARS 10 1 11
6 SMOKED ONE OR MORE BOWLS OF PIPE TOBAC 11 0 11
Note: The Health Symptoms items MX016RER through MX081RER are an amalgam symptoms list
measure created for the WLS. If nothing on page 4 of the questionnaire was marked then it
was assumed that the respondent had none of the symptoms in variables MX016RER-MX081RER.

mx016rer: In the past six months have you felt a lack of energy?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9, 9Aa

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 1138 1807 2945
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2054 1876 3930

mx017rer: How often have you felt a lack of energy?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ba

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 12 23 35
-2 2054 1876 3930
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 543 830 1373
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 428 658 1086
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 155 296 451

mx018rer: How much discomfort has a lack of energy caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ca

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 58 82 140
-2 2054 1876 3930
0 NONE 318 443 761
1 A LITTLE 513 748 1261
2 SOME 208 388 596
3 A LOT 41 146 187

mx019rer: In the past six months have you had trouble sleeping?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ab

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 1069 1738 2807
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2123 1945 4068

mx020rer: How often have you had trouble sleeping?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bb

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 20 34 54
-2 2123 1945 4068
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 346 601 947
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 540 812 1352
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 163 291 454

mx021rer: How much discomfort has trouble sleeping caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cb

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 43 86 129
-2 2123 1945 4068
0 NONE 173 263 436
1 A LITTLE 496 741 1237
2 SOME 283 453 736
3 A LOT 74 195 269

mx022rer: In the past six months have you had fatigue or exhaustion?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ac

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 748 1227 1975
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2444 2456 4900

mx023rer: How often have you had fatigue or exhaustion?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bc

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 17 31 48
-2 2444 2456 4900
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 338 527 865
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 290 439 729
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 103 230 333

mx024rer: How much discomfort has fatigue or exhaustion caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cc

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 46 75 121
-2 2444 2456 4900
0 NONE 123 159 282
1 A LITTLE 363 503 866
2 SOME 171 327 498
3 A LOT 45 163 208

mx025rer: In the past six months have you had headaches?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ad

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 1173 2044 3217
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2019 1639 3658

mx026rer: How often have you gotten headaches?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bd

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 31 39 70
-2 2019 1639 3658
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 681 1143 1824
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 377 719 1096
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 84 143 227

mx027rer: How much discomfort have headaches caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cd

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 53 112 165
-2 2019 1639 3658
0 NONE 150 189 339
1 A LITTLE 649 933 1582
2 SOME 255 563 818
3 A LOT 66 247 313

mx028rer: In the past six months have you had visual problems?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ae

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 353 468 821
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2839 3215 6054

mx029rer: How often have you had visual problems?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Be

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 10 19 29
-2 2839 3215 6054
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 155 203 358
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 63 88 151
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 125 158 283

mx030rer: How much discomfort have visual problems caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ce

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 21 26 47
-2 2839 3215 6054
0 NONE 44 55 99
1 A LITTLE 162 201 363
2 SOME 83 125 208
3 A LOT 43 61 104

mx031rer: In the past six months have you felt dizziness or faintness?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Af

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 193 328 521
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2999 3355 6354

mx032rer: How often have you felt dizziness or faintness?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bf

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 2 10 12
-2 2999 3355 6354
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 147 236 383
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 35 64 99
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 9 18 27

mx033rer: How much discomfort has dizziness or faintness caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cf

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 9 11 20
-2 2999 3355 6354
0 NONE 36 55 91
1 A LITTLE 104 185 289
2 SOME 38 59 97
3 A LOT 6 18 24

mx034rer: In the past six months have you felt numbness?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ag

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 289 371 660
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2903 3312 6215

mx035rer: How often have you felt numbness?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bg

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 4 7 11
-2 2903 3312 6215
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 98 135 233
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 85 103 188
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 102 126 228

mx036rer: How much discomfort has numbness caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cg

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 12 17 29
-2 2903 3312 6215
0 NONE 49 40 89
1 A LITTLE 129 161 290
2 SOME 69 93 162
3 A LOT 30 60 90

mx037rer: In the past six months have you had ringing in the ears?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ah

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 570 438 1008
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2622 3245 5867

mx038rer: How often have you had ringing in the ears?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bh

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 11 6 17
-2 2622 3245 5867
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 115 167 282
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 97 89 186
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 347 176 523

mx039rer: How much discomfort has ringing in the ears caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ch

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 33 16 49
-2 2622 3245 5867
0 NONE 168 131 299
1 A LITTLE 209 182 391
2 SOME 116 86 202
3 A LOT 44 23 67

mx040rer: In the past six months have you felt nausea?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ai

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 97 349 446
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3095 3334 6429

mx041rer: How often have you felt this nausea?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bi

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 2 10 12
-2 3095 3334 6429
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 67 272 339
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 23 50 73
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 5 17 22

mx042rer: How much discomfort has nausea caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ci

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 4 23 27
-2 3095 3334 6429
0 NONE 13 38 51
1 A LITTLE 61 195 256
2 SOME 17 70 87
3 A LOT 2 23 25

mx043rer: In the past six months have you vomited?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Aj

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 58 161 219
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3134 3522 6656

mx044rer: How often have you vomited?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bj

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 1 6 7
-2 3134 3522 6656
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 51 142 193
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 4 10 14
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 2 3 5

mx045rer: How much discomfort has vomiting caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cj

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 3 11 14
-2 3134 3522 6656
0 NONE 7 32 39
1 A LITTLE 33 69 102
2 SOME 11 30 41
3 A LOT 4 19 23

mx046rer: In the past six months have you had upset stomach?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ak

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 547 690 1237
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2645 2993 5638

mx047rer: How often have you had upset stomach?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bk

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 7 17 24
-2 2645 2993 5638
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 343 451 794
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 155 176 331
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 42 46 88

mx048rer: How much discomfort has upset stomach caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ck

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 26 29 55
-2 2645 2993 5638
0 NONE 41 59 100
1 A LITTLE 337 371 708
2 SOME 120 181 301
3 A LOT 23 50 73

mx049rer: During the past six months have you had constipation?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Al

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 198 602 800
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2994 3081 6075

mx050rer: How often have you had constipation?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bl

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 2 13 15
-2 2994 3081 6075
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 132 339 471
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 54 204 258
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 10 46 56

mx051rer: How much discomfort has constipation caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cl

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 11 36 47
-2 2994 3081 6075
0 NONE 31 68 99
1 A LITTLE 116 297 413
2 SOME 33 160 193
3 A LOT 7 41 48

mx052rer: In the past six months have you had diarrhea?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Am

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 418 695 1113
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2774 2988 5762

mx053rer: How often have you had diarrhea?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bm

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 6 18 24
-2 2774 2988 5762
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 316 449 765
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 84 181 265
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 12 47 59

mx054rer: How much discomfort has diarrhea caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cm

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 23 35 58
-2 2774 2988 5762
0 NONE 82 88 170
1 A LITTLE 240 345 585
2 SOME 57 168 225
3 A LOT 16 59 75

mx055rer: In the past six months have you had urination problems?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9An

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 250 285 535
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2942 3398 6340

mx056rer: How often have you had urination problems?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bn

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 3 12 15
-2 2942 3398 6340
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 70 114 184
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 63 54 117
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 114 105 219

mx057rer: How much discomfort have urination problems caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cn

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 12 15 27
-2 2942 3398 6340
0 NONE 23 18 41
1 A LITTLE 104 95 199
2 SOME 83 97 180
3 A LOT 28 60 88

mx058rer: In the past six months have you had aching muscles?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ao

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 1201 1612 2813
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 1991 2071 4062

mx059rer: How often have you had aching muscles?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bo

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 25 51 76
-2 1991 2071 4062
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 488 594 1082
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 462 526 988
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 226 441 667

mx060rer: How much discomfort has aching muscles caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Co

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 65 79 144
-2 1991 2071 4062
0 NONE 100 89 189
1 A LITTLE 633 705 1338
2 SOME 312 492 804
3 A LOT 91 247 338

mx061rer: In the past six months have you had stiff/swollen joints?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ap

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 662 1107 1769
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2530 2576 5106

mx062rer: How often have you had stiff/swollen joints?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 15 36 51
-2 2530 2576 5106
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 184 217 401
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 225 344 569
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 238 510 748

mx063rer: How much discomfort has stiff/swollen joints caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 31 45 76
-2 2530 2576 5106
0 NONE 24 28 52
1 A LITTLE 261 356 617
2 SOME 225 408 633
3 A LOT 121 270 391

mx064rer: In the past six months have you had back pain or strain?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Aq

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 1260 1476 2736
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 1932 2207 4139

mx065rer: How often have you had back pain or strain?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bq

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 28 39 67
-2 1932 2207 4139
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 621 619 1240
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 346 441 787
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 265 377 642

mx066rer: How much discomfort has back pain or strain caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cq

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 67 76 143
-2 1932 2207 4139
0 NONE 36 34 70
1 A LITTLE 511 511 1022
2 SOME 461 563 1024
3 A LOT 185 292 477

mx067rer: In the past six months have you had chest pain?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ar

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 207 214 421
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2985 3469 6454

mx068rer: How often have you had chest pain?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Br

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 4 13 17
-2 2985 3469 6454
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 127 128 255
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 53 54 107
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 23 19 42

mx069rer: How much discomfort has chest pain caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cr

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 11 12 23
-2 2985 3469 6454
0 NONE 20 16 36
1 A LITTLE 106 109 215
2 SOME 56 55 111
3 A LOT 14 22 36

mx070rer: In the past six months have you felt shortness of breath?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9As

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 364 406 770
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2828 3277 6105

mx071rer: How often have you felt shortness of breath?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bs

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 9 12 21
-2 2828 3277 6105
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 127 153 280
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 131 135 266
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 97 106 203

mx072rer: How much discomfort has shortness of breath caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cs

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 17 15 32
-2 2828 3277 6105
0 NONE 48 49 97
1 A LITTLE 167 198 365
2 SOME 93 97 190
3 A LOT 39 47 86

mx073rer: In the past six months have you had excess sweating?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9At

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 210 489 699
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2982 3194 6176

mx074rer: How often have you had excess sweating?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bt

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 1 17 18
-2 2982 3194 6176
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 71 114 185
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 87 165 252
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 51 193 244

mx075rer: How much discomfort has excess sweating caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Ct

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 8 18 26
-2 2982 3194 6176
0 NONE 57 45 102
1 A LITTLE 89 178 267
2 SOME 42 151 193
3 A LOT 14 97 111

mx076rer: In the past six months have you had respiratory problems?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Au

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 163 267 430
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3029 3416 6445

mx077rer: How often have you had respiratory problems?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bu

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 2 4 6
-2 3029 3416 6445
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 67 139 206
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 38 58 96
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 56 66 122

mx078rer: How much discomfort have respiratory problems caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cu

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 7 6 13
-2 3029 3416 6445
0 NONE 8 9 17
1 A LITTLE 76 110 186
2 SOME 49 91 140
3 A LOT 23 51 74

mx079rer: In the past six months have you had skin problems?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Av

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 394 461 855
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2798 3222 6020

mx080rer: How often have you had skin problems?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Bv

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 11 17 28
-2 2798 3222 6020
1 MONTHLY OR LESS OFTEN 157 211 368
2 ABOUT ONCE A WEEK 78 72 150
3 DAILY OR MORE OFTEN 148 161 309

mx081rer: How much discomfort have skin problems caused you in the past six months?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Cv

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 9 16 25
-2 2798 3222 6020
0 NONE 78 84 162
1 A LITTLE 167 166 333
2 SOME 87 123 210
3 A LOT 53 72 125

mx082rec: Total number of physical symptoms.

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 9Aa, 9Ab, 9Ac, 9Ad, 9Ae, 9Af, 9Ag, 9Ah, 9Ai, 9Aj, 9Ak, 9Al, 9Am, 9An, 9Ao, 9Ap, 9Aq, 9Ar, 9As, 9At, 9Au, 9Av

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
0 327 200 527
1 - 22 ONE THROUGH TWENTY-TWO SYMPTOMS 2865 3483 6348
Note: See mx016rer, mx019rer, mx022rer, mx025rer, mx028rer, mx031rer,
mx034rer, mx037rer, mx040rer, mx043rer, mx046rer, mx049rer, mx052rer,
mx055rer, mx058rer, mx061rer, mx064rer, mx067rer, mx070rer, mx073rer,
mx076rer, mx079rer.

mx083rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have anemia?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10, 10Aa

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 18 153 171
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3174 3530 6704

mx084rer: How much does your anemia currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ba

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 0 1 1
-2 3174 3530 6704
1 NOT AT ALL 9 57 66
2 VERY LITTLE 3 45 48
3 SOME 3 37 40
4 QUITE A BIT 2 5 7
5 A GREAT DEAL 1 8 9

mx085rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have asthma?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ab

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 113 196 309
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3079 3487 6566

mx086rer: How much does your asthma currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bb

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 0 3 3
-2 3079 3487 6566
1 NOT AT ALL 28 40 68
2 VERY LITTLE 46 84 130
3 SOME 25 47 72
4 QUITE A BIT 10 14 24
5 A GREAT DEAL 4 8 12

mx087rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have arthritis or rheumatism?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ac

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 575 1007 1582
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2617 2676 5293

mx088rer: How much does your arthritis currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bc

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 5 18 23
-2 2617 2676 5293
1 NOT AT ALL 68 136 204
2 VERY LITTLE 177 296 473
3 SOME 218 364 582
4 QUITE A BIT 75 107 182
5 A GREAT DEAL 32 86 118

mx089rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have bronchitis or emphysema?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ad

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 71 146 217
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3121 3537 6658

mx090rer: How much does your bronchitis currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bd

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 1 2 3
-2 3121 3537 6658
1 NOT AT ALL 12 33 45
2 VERY LITTLE 26 43 69
3 SOME 19 51 70
4 QUITE A BIT 9 11 20
5 A GREAT DEAL 4 6 10

mx091rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have cancer?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ae

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 44 100 144
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3148 3583 6731

mx092rer: How much does cancer currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Be

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 1 0 1
-2 3148 3583 6731
1 NOT AT ALL 25 60 85
2 VERY LITTLE 5 19 24
3 SOME 7 9 16
4 QUITE A BIT 2 6 8
5 A GREAT DEAL 4 6 10

mx093rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have chronic liver trouble?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Af

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 16 18 34
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3176 3665 6841

mx094rer: How much does your chronic liver trouble currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bf

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-2 3176 3665 6841
1 NOT AT ALL 3 7 10
2 VERY LITTLE 5 7 12
3 SOME 4 3 7
4 QUITE A BIT 4 0 4
5 A GREAT DEAL 0 1 1

mx095rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have diabetes?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ag

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 144 127 271
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3048 3556 6604

mx096rer: How much does your diabetes currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bg

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 1 2 3
-2 3048 3556 6604
1 NOT AT ALL 33 43 76
2 VERY LITTLE 45 30 75
3 SOME 44 32 76
4 QUITE A BIT 9 13 22
5 A GREAT DEAL 12 7 19

mx097rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have serious back trouble?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ah

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 304 298 602
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2888 3385 6273

mx098rer: How much does your serious back trouble currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bh

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 0 3 3
-2 2888 3385 6273
1 NOT AT ALL 17 4 21
2 VERY LITTLE 62 43 105
3 SOME 117 115 232
4 QUITE A BIT 66 81 147
5 A GREAT DEAL 42 52 94

mx099rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have heart trouble?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ai

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 230 143 373
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2962 3540 6502

mx100rer: How much does your heart trouble currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bi

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 1 1 2
-2 2962 3540 6502
1 NOT AT ALL 80 36 116
2 VERY LITTLE 54 48 102
3 SOME 66 37 103
4 QUITE A BIT 18 13 31
5 A GREAT DEAL 11 8 19

mx101rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have high blood pressure?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Aj

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 738 725 1463
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2454 2958 5412

mx102rer: How much does your high blood pressure currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bj

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 3 6 9
-2 2454 2958 5412
1 NOT AT ALL 431 422 853
2 VERY LITTLE 184 170 354
3 SOME 91 88 179
4 QUITE A BIT 20 25 45
5 A GREAT DEAL 9 14 23

mx103rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have circulation problems?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ak

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 114 213 327
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3078 3470 6548

mx104rer: How much does your circulation problems currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bk

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 0 1 1
-2 3078 3470 6548
1 NOT AT ALL 7 29 36
2 VERY LITTLE 41 75 116
3 SOME 44 72 116
4 QUITE A BIT 13 27 40
5 A GREAT DEAL 9 9 18

mx105rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have kidney or bladder problems?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Al

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 102 195 297
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3090 3488 6578

mx106rer: How much does your kidney or bladder problems currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bl

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 1 3 4
-2 3090 3488 6578
1 NOT AT ALL 29 34 63
2 VERY LITTLE 33 50 83
3 SOME 32 76 108
4 QUITE A BIT 4 22 26
5 A GREAT DEAL 3 10 13

mx107rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have ulcer?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Am

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 90 118 208
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3102 3565 6667

mx108rer: How much does your ulcer currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bm

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 1 1 2
-2 3102 3565 6667
1 NOT AT ALL 21 35 56
2 VERY LITTLE 30 34 64
3 SOME 31 30 61
4 QUITE A BIT 6 8 14
5 A GREAT DEAL 1 10 11

mx109rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have allergies?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10An

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 304 679 983
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 2888 3004 5892

mx110rer: How much does your allergies currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bn

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 1 12 13
-2 2888 3004 5892
1 NOT AT ALL 75 142 217
2 VERY LITTLE 114 229 343
3 SOME 85 209 294
4 QUITE A BIT 20 58 78
5 A GREAT DEAL 9 29 38

mx111rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have multiple sclerosis?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ao

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 12 22 34
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3180 3661 6841

mx112rer: How much does your multiple sclerosis currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bo

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-2 3180 3661 6841
1 NOT AT ALL 3 7 10
2 VERY LITTLE 1 1 2
3 SOME 2 3 5
4 QUITE A BIT 2 4 6
5 A GREAT DEAL 4 7 11

mx113rer: Has a medical professional ever said you have colitis?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Ap

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
1 HAS SYMPTOM 37 113 150
2 DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTOM 3155 3570 6725

mx114rer: How much does your colitis currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 0 1 1
-2 3155 3570 6725
1 NOT AT ALL 7 23 30
2 VERY LITTLE 10 30 40
3 SOME 14 40 54
4 QUITE A BIT 2 7 9
5 A GREAT DEAL 4 12 16

mx115rer: Has a medical professional said you have an illness or condition other than anemia, asthma, arthritis or rheumatism, bronchitis or emphysema, cancer, chronic liver trouble, diabetes, serious back trouble, heart trouble, high blood pressure, circulation problems, kidney or bladder problems, ulcer, allergies, multiple sclerosis, colitis?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Aq, IN75

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-2 1951 2444 4395
1 HAS CONDITION 17 27 44
2 DOES NOT HAVE CONDITION 1224 1212 2436

mx116rer: How much does your condition currently interfere with what you like to do?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Bq

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 0 1 1
-2 3175 3656 6831
1 NOT AT ALL 8 11 19
2 VERY LITTLE 3 3 6
3 SOME 2 4 6
4 QUITE A BIT 1 3 4
5 A GREAT DEAL 3 5 8

mx117rec: Total number of illnesses.

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 10Aa, 10Ab, 10Ac, 10Ad, 10Ae, 10Af 10Ag, 10Ah, 10Ai, 10Aj, 10Ak, 10Al 10Am, 10An, 10Ao, 10Ap, 10Aq

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
0 NO ILLNESSES 1429 1412 2841
1 - 16 ONE THROUGH SIXTEEN ILLNESSES 1763 2271 4034
Note: See mx083rer, mx085rer, mx087rer, mx089rer, mx091rer, mx093rer,
mx095rer, mx097rer, mx099rer, mx101rer, mx103rer, mx105rer, mx107rer,
mx109rer, mx111rer, mx113rer, mx115rer.

mx118rer: Do you have a physical or mental condition that limits the amount or kind of work you can do for pay?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 11

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 REFUSED/NOT ASCERTAINED 17 19 36
1 YES 312 417 729
2 NO 2863 3247 6110

mx119rer: Does your husband or wife have a physical or mental condition that limits the amount or kind of work he or she can do for pay?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: 12

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 NOT ASCERTAINED/REFUSED 25 29 54
0 NOT MARRIED (SINGLE, SEPARATED, DIVORCED, OR WIDOWED) 400 671 1071
1 YES 281 341 622
2 NO 2486 2642 5128

mx120rer: What is the medical condition or illness other than anemia, asthma, arthritis or rheumatism, bronchitis or emphysema, cancer, chronic liver trouble, diabetes, serious back trouble, heart trouble, high blood pressure, circulation problems, kidney or bladder problems, ulcer, allergies, multiple sclerosis, or colitis a medical professional has said you have?

Data source: Graduate Respondent      Collected in: 1992-93      Mode: mail
Source variables: m10Aq
Revisions: Added 3/98     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 1799 1643 3442
-3 REFUSED/NOT ASCERTAINED 1 0 1
-2 3175 3656 6831
302 BENIGN TUMORS 1 0 1
305 SKIN CONDITIONS 3 3 6
309 FATIGUE/LOSS OF ENERGY 0 1 1
310 HYPOGLYCEMIA, THYROID PROBLEMS 4 4 8
320 DEPRESSION 0 1 1
330 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, CEREBRAL PALSY, EPILEPSY, PARKINSON'S DISEASE; ALS 1 0 1
335 OTHER EAR CONDITIONS 0 1 1
337 HEADACHES; MIGRAINES; DIZZINESS 0 1 1
338 OTHER REFERENCES TO NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS 0 1 1
344 VARICOSE VEINS 1 0 1
360 STOMACH AND INTESTINAL CONDITIONS 0 1 1
364 BLADDER OR PROSTATE CONDITIONS; KIDNEY STONES; KIDNEY DISEASES 1 0 1
365 HERNIAS 1 1 2
378 OTHER REFERENCES TO GYNECOLOGICAL CONDITIONS 0 2 2
381 LUPUS 0 1 1
384 DISC PROBLEMS 0 3 3
386 BONE/JOINT DETERIORATION 1 1 2
388 OTHER REFERENCES TO MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS 0 1 1
410 MISC. OTHER CONDITIONS/ILLNESS - NOT DK/INAP/REF/NA 3 5 8

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