Main Survey

Health: Effect on Daily Life, Employment

NameLabelDatafileUKHLSBHPS
adlaAbility to: Manage stairsindresp------7-
adladEase of: Managing stairsindresp------7-
adlbAbility to: Get around houseindresp------7-
adlbdEase of: Getting around houseindresp------7-
adlcAbility to: Get in/out of bedindresp------7-
adlcdEase of: Getting in/out of bedindresp------7-
adldAbility to: Cut toenailsindresp------7-
adlddEase of: Cutting toenailsindresp------7-
adleAbility to: Bath/showerindresp------7-
adledEase of: Bathing/showeringindresp------7-
adlfAbility to: Walk down roadindresp------7-
adlfdEase of: Walking down roadindresp------7-
adlgAbility to: Use toilet (including getting up and down)indresp------7-
adlgdEase of: Using toilet (including getting up and down)indresp------7-
adlhAbility to: Eat (including cutting up food)indresp------7-
adlhdEase of: Eating (including cutting up food)indresp------7-
adliAbility to: Wash face and handsindresp------7-
adlidEase of: Washing face and handsindresp------7-
adljAbility to: get dressed and undressedindresp------7-
adljdEase of: Getting dressed and undressedindresp------7-
adlkAbility to: Take the right amount of medicines at the right timesindresp------7-
adlkdEase of: Taking the right amount of medicines at the right timesindresp------7-
adllAbility to: Do the shoppingindresp------7-
adlldEase of: Doing the shoppingindresp------7-
adlmAbility to: Do housework or laundryindresp------7-
adlmdEase of: Doing housework or laundryindresp------7-
adlnAbility to: Do paperwork or pay billsindresp------7-
adlndEase of: Doing paperwork or paying billsindresp------7-
breakfstDays eats breakfastindresp------7-
daywlknumber of days walked at least 10 minindresp-2--5---
disdif1Mobility (moving around at home and walking)indresp12345678
disdif10Your physical co-ordination (e.g. balance)indresp12345678
disdif11Difficulties with own personal careindresp12345678
disdif12Other health problem or disabilityindresp12345678
disdif2Lifting, carrying or moving objectsindresp12345678
disdif3Manual dexterity (using your hands to carry out everyday tasks)indresp12345678
disdif4Continence (bladder and bowel control)indresp12345678
disdif5Hearing (apart from using a standard hearing aid)indresp12345678
disdif6Sight (apart from wearing standard glasses)indresp12345678
disdif7Communication or speech problemsindresp12345678
disdif8Memory or ability to concentrate, learn or understandindresp12345678
disdif9Recognising when you are in physical dangerindresp12345678
disdif96None of theseindresp12345678
diseffects1Yes, I work or look for work in my local area onlyindresp--3-5-7-
diseffects2Yes, I work or look for work in workplaces which employ people of the same ethniindresp--3-5-7-
diseffects3Yes, I work or look for work in workplaces which have (other) ethnic minority emindresp--3-5-7-
diseffects4Yes, my work or search for work is affected in other waysindresp--3-5-7-
diseffects5No, my experiences have had no effect on the work I do or how I look for workindresp--3-5-7-
dissev1How much difficulty do you have with Mobilityindresp------78
dissev10How much difficulty do you have with Your physical co-ordinationindresp------78
dissev11How much difficulty do you have with Difficulties with own personal careindresp------78
dissev12How much difficulty do you have with Other health problem or disabilityindresp------78
dissev2How much difficulty do you have with Lifting, carrying or moving objectsindresp------78
dissev3How much difficulty do you have with Manual dexterityindresp------78
dissev4How much difficulty do you have with Continenceindresp------78
dissev5How much difficulty do you have with Hearingindresp------78
dissev6How much difficulty do you have with Sightindresp------78
dissev7How much difficulty do you have with Communicationindresp------78
dissev8How much difficulty do you have with Memoryindresp------78
dissev9How much difficulty do you have with Recognising when you are in physical danindresp------78
dklmpast month: how many alcoholic drinks?indresp--34-6-8
drgmjLast year: Cannabisindresp--345678
drgothLast year: Other drugsindresp--345678
drgsolLast year: Glue/solvent sniffingindresp--345678
drnk4whow many times intoxicated in last 4 weeksindresp--34-6-8
hlendwHealth prohibits some types of workindresp
hlltHealth limits daily activitiesindresp
hlltaHealth hinders doing the houseworkindresp
hlltbHealth hinders climbing the stairsindresp
hlltcHealth hinders getting dressedindresp
hlltdHealth hinders walking more than 10 minsindresp
hllteHealth no hindrance to listed activitiesindresp
hlltwHealth limits type or amount of workindresp
hlltwaHow far health limits amount of workindresp
hlsf3aHealth limits vigorous activitiesindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf3bHealth limits moderate activitiesindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf3cHealth limits carrying groceriesindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf3dHealth limits several flights of stairindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf3eHealth limits one flight of stairsindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf3fHealth limits bending/kneelingindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf3gHealth limits walking mile plusindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf3hHealth limits walking half a mileindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf3iHealth limits walking 100 ydsindresp
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  • B9
  • ----
  • B14
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    hlsf3jHealth limits bathing/dressingindresp
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  • B9
  • ----
  • B14
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    hlsf4aPhys health: amount time spent on workindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf4bPhys health: accomplished lessindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf4cPhys health: limited in kind of workindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf4dPhys health: difficulty performing workindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf5aMental health: less time spent on workindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf5bMental health: accomplished lessindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf5cMental health: worked less carefullyindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf6Health interfered with social activityindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf7Amount of bodily pain in past 4 weeksindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    hlsf8Pain interfered with normal workindresp
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  • B9
  • ----
  • B14
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    hlsf9jPast month: Health limited soc. activityindresp
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  • B9
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  • B14
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    rtcon2Disadvantages retirement: illness/disabilityindresp-2345678
    rtlatdLate retirement: keep fit and activeindresp
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  • B11
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  • B16
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    rtrlyaEarly retirement: own ill healthindresp
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  • B11
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  • B16
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    servaccy5a health condition, illness or impairment, or disabilityindresp--3--6--
    sf36chSF36 Change in Healthindresp
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  • B9
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    sf36evSF36 Energy/Vitalityindresp
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  • B9
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    sf36ghpSF36 General Health Perceptionindresp
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  • B9
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    sf36mhSF36 Mental Healthindresp
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  • B9
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    sf36pSF36 Painindresp
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  • B9
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    sf36pfSF36 Physical Functionindresp
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  • B9
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    sf36reSF36 Role limits due to emotional probsindresp
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  • B9
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    sf36rpSF36 Role limits due to physical problemindresp
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  • B9
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    sf36sfSF36 Social Functioningindresp
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  • B9
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    twkcary8personal disabilityindresp-2------