HS. Health

This module is about respondent's childhood health. Contents include self-rated childhood health status, ever missed school for more than one month, ever stayed in hospital 3 times in 12 months, childhood illnesses, physical injury to disability, whether parents smoke during respondent's childhood.

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PH003

Health in general question for wave 3

WOULD YOU SAY YOUR HEALTH NOW IS... IWER:PLEASE READ OUT.
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HS003

Childhood health status

WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOUR HEALTH DURING YOUR CHILDHOOD WAS IN GENERAL EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR?
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HS004

Childhood health missed school for 1 month+

DID YOU EVER MISS SCHOOL FOR A MONTH OR MORE BECAUSE OF A HEALTH CONDITION DURING CHILDHOOD (THAT IS, FROM WHEN YOU WERE BORN UP TO AND INCLUDING AGE 15)?
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HS005

Childhood health: missed school for 1 month+

(DURING YOUR CHILDHOOD, BECAUSE OF A HEALTH CONDITION,) WERE YOU EVER CONFINED TO BED OR HOME FOR ONE MONTH OR MORE?
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HS006

Childhood health: in hospital for 1 month+

(DURING YOUR CHILDHOOD, BECAUSE OF A HEALTH CONDITION,) WERE YOU EVER IN HOSPITAL FOR ONE MONTH OR MORE?
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If Childhood health: in hospital for 1 month+ = 5 »
 
   
 
HS007

Childhood in hospital 3 times in 12 months

DID YOU EVER STAY IN HOSPITAL MORE THAN THREE TIMES WITHIN A 12-MONTH PERIOD DURING YOUR CHILDHOOD (THAT IS, FROM WHEN YOU WERE BORN UP TO AND INCLUDING AGE 15)?
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HS008

Childhood illnesses 1

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 24. DID YOU HAVE ANY OF THE DISEASES ON THIS CARD DURING YOUR CHILDHOOD (THAT IS, FROM WHEN YOU WERE BORN UP TO AND INCLUDING AGE 15)? IWER:PLEASE CODE ALL THAT APPLY. CHOOSE 'OTHER' IN THE NEXT QUESTION IF NECESSARY.
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HS009

Childhood illnesses 2

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 25. DID YOU HAVE ANY OF THE ILLNESSES OR HEALTH CONDITIONS ON THIS CARD DURING YOUR CHILDHOOD (THAT IS, FROM WHEN YOU WERE BORN UP TO AND INCLUDING AGE 15)? IWER:PLEASE CODE ALL THAT APPLY.
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If Childhood illnesses 1 = 1. Infectious disease (e.g. measles, rubella, chickenpox, mumps, tubercolosis, diphtheria, »
 
   
 
HS011

When infectious disease

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST HAVE AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE?
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If Childhood illnesses 1 = 2 »
 
   
 
HS015

When polio

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST HAVE POLIO?
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If Childhood illnesses 1 = 3 »
 
   
 
HS018

When asthma

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE ASTHMA?
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HS019

Did asthma last for a year+

DID THE ASTHMA LAST OR REOCCUR OVER A PERIOD OF AT LEAST A YEAR?
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If Childhood illnesses 1 = 4 »
 
   
 
HS020

When respiratory problems

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS OTHER THAN ASTHMA?
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HS021

Did respiratory problems last for a year+

DID THE RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS LAST OR REOCCUR OVER A PERIOD OF AT LEAST A YEAR?
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If Childhood illnesses 1 = 5 »
 
   
 
HS022

When allergies

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE ALLERGIES OTHER THAN ASTHMA?
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HS023

Did allergies last for a year+

DID THE ALLERGIES LAST OR REOCCUR OVER A PERIOD OF AT LEAST A YEAR?
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If Childhood illnesses 1 = 6 »
 
   
 
HS024

When severe diarrhoea

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE SEVERE DIARRHOEA?
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HS025

Did severe diarrhoea last for a year+

DID THE SEVERE DIARRHOEA LAST OR REOCCUR OVER A PERIOD OF AT LEAST A YEAR?
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If Childhood illnesses 1 = 7 »
 
   
 
HS027

When meningitis

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE MENINGITIS?
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If Childhood illnesses 1 = 8 »
 
   
 
HS028

When ear problems

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE CHRONIC EAR PROBLEMS?
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HS029

Did ear problems last for a year+

DID THE CHRONIC EAR PROBLEMS LAST OR REOCCUR OVER A PERIOD OF AT LEAST A YEAR?
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If Childhood illnesses 1 = 9 »
 
   
 
HS042

When speech impairment

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE SPEECH IMPAIRMENTS?
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If Childhood illnesses 1 = 10 »
 
   
 
HS043

When difficulty with eyeglasses

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST HAVE DIFFICULTIES TO SEE EVEN WITH EYEGLASSES?
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If Childhood illnesses 2 = 1. Severe headaches or migraines
2. Epilepsy, fits or seizures
3. Emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problem
4. Broken bones, fractures
5. Appendicitis
6. Childhood diabetes or high blood sugar
7. Heart trouble
8. Leukaemia or lymphoma
9. Cancer or malignant tumour (excluding minor skin cancers)
96. None of these
97. Other serious health condition (please specify) »
 
   
 
HS030

When headaches or migraines

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE SEVERE HEADACHES OR MIGRAINES?
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HS031

Did headaches or migraines last for a year+

DID THE SEVERE HEADACHES OR MIGRAINES LAST OR REOCCUR OVER A PERIOD OF AT LEAST A YEAR?
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If Childhood illnesses 2 = 2 »
 
   
 
HS032

When epilepsy

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE EPILEPSY, FITS OR SEIZURES?
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HS033

Did epilepsy last for a year+

DID THE EPILEPSY, FITS OR SEIZURES LAST OR REOCCUR OVER A PERIOD OF AT LEAST A YEAR?
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If Childhood illnesses 2 = 3 »
 
   
 
HS034

When psychiatric problems

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE EMOTIONAL, NERVOUS, OR PSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS?
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HS035

Did psychiatric problems last for a year+

DID THESE EMOTIONAL, NERVOUS, OR PSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS LAST OR REOCCUR OVER A PERIOD OF AT LEAST A YEAR?
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If Childhood illnesses 2 = 4 »
 
   
 
HS036

When broken bones and fractures

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST HAVE A BROKEN BONE OR A FRACTURE?
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If Childhood illnesses 2 = 5 »
 
   
 
HS037

When appendicitis

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU EXPERIENCE APPENDICITIS?
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If Childhood illnesses 2 = 6 »
 
   
 
HS038

When childhood diabetes

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE CHILDHOOD DIABETES OR HIGH BLOOD SUGAR?
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If Childhood illnesses 2 = 7 »
 
   
 
HS039

When heart trouble

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE HEART TROUBLE?
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If Childhood illnesses 2 = 8 »
 
   
 
HS040

When leukaemia

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE LEUKAEMIA OR LYMPHOMA?
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If Childhood illnesses 2 = 9 »
 
   
 
HS041

When childhood cancer

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST EXPERIENCE CANCER OR HAVE A MALIGNANT TUMOUR?
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If Childhood illnesses 2 = 97 »
 
   
 
HS044

When other serious condition

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 26. WHEN IN YOUR CHILDHOOD DID YOU FIRST HAVE [{OTHER SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITION}]?
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If Male or female = 2 »
 
   
 
HS049

Start of menstrual period

APPROXIMATELY WHEN DID YOU HAVE YOUR FIRST MENSTRUAL PERIOD? IWER:IF CANNOT GIVE EXACT YEAR, CODE DON'T KNOW AND ASK AGE-BAND AT NEXT QUESTION.
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If Start of menstrual period was not answered »
 
     
   
HS050

Estimate start of menstrual period

WERE YOU ... IWER:PLEASE READ OUT.
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HS051

End of menstrual period

IN WHICH YEAR DID YOU HAVE YOUR LAST PERIOD OR MENSTRUAL BLEEDING? IWER:ENTER 9997 IF RESPONDENT STILL HAS MENSTRUAL BLEEDINGS.
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HS045

Did parents smoke during childhood

DURING YOUR CHILDHOOD, DID ANY OF YOUR PARENTS OR GUARDIANS... IWER:PLEASE READ OUT AND CODE ALL THAT APPLY.
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HS052

Ever had physical injury to disability

HAVE YOU EVER RECEIVED A PHYSICAL INJURY THAT HAS LED TO ANY PERMANENT HANDICAP, DISABILITY OR LIMITATIONS IN WHAT YOU CAN DO IN DAILY LIFE?
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If Ever had physical injury to disability = 1. Yes
5. No
 
   
 
HS053

When received this injury

WHEN DID YOU RECEIVE THIS INJURY? IWER:IF RESPONDENT HAD MORE THAN ONE INJURY, PLEASE ASK WHEN FIRST INJURY WAS RECEIVED.
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HS054

Number periods of ill health

(APART FROM ANY INJURIES YOU'VE ALREADY TOLD US ABOUT TODAY,) AS AN ADULT, HOW MANY PERIODS OF ILL HEALTH OR DISABILITY HAVE YOU HAD THAT LASTED FOR MORE THAN A YEAR? IWER:THIS INCLUDES SERIOUS ILLNESSES THAT LASTED LESS THAN ONE YEAR, BUT INFLUENCED THE RESPONDENT'S DAILY LIFE FOR MORE THAN A YEAR (LIKE CANCER OR DIABETES).PLEASE CODE ONLY ONE.
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If HS054 (NUMBER PERIODS OF ILL HEALTH) > 0 »
 
   
 
As CNT goes from 1 to NUM PERIODS OF ILL HEALTH MAX 3  »
 
     
   
If Number periods of ill health != 5 and Number periods of ill health != 4 »
 
       
     
HS059

When did illness period start

WHEN DID [THIS PERIOD/THE FIRST PERIOD/THE SECOND PERIOD/THE THIRD PERIOD] OF ILL HEALTH OR DISABILITY START?
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HS055

Type 1 of illness for periods of ill health

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 27. WHICH CONDITIONS ON THIS CARD, IF ANY, ACCOUNTED FOR [THIS PERIOD OF/THE FIRST PERIOD OF/THIS PERIODS OF/THIS TIME OF/THE SECOND PERIOD OF/THE THIRD PERIOD OF] ILL HEALTH OR DISABILITY (THAT YOU HAD AS AN ADULT)? IWER:PLEASE CODE ALL THAT APPLY. CHOOSE 'OTHER' IN THE NEXT QUESTION IF NECESSARY.
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HS056

Type 2 of illness for periods of ill health

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 28. HERE IS A SECOND LIST OF HEALTH CONDITIONS. WHICH CONDITIONS ON THIS CARD, IF ANY, ACCOUNTED FOR [THIS PERIOD OF/THE FIRST PERIOD OF/THIS PERIODS OF/THIS TIME OF/THE SECOND PERIOD OF/THE THIRD PERIOD OF] ILL HEALTH OR DISABILITY (THAT YOU HAD AS AN ADULT)? IWER:PLEASE CODE ALL THAT APPLY.
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If Type 2 of illness for periods of ill health = 97 »
 
         
       
HS057

Specify other serious condition

PLEASE SPECIFY.
         
     
HS060

When did illness period stop

IF AT ALL, WHEN DID THIS PERIOD OF ILL HEALTH OR DISABILITY END? IWER:PLEASE CODE 9997 IF THIS PERIOD IS NOT FINISHED.
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HS061

Did family and friends help illness period

DID YOUR FAMILY OR FRIENDS HELP YOU TO DEAL WITH THIS HEALTH PROBLEM, FOR EXAMPLE BY PROVIDING MONEY OR CARE?
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HS062

Experiences at work because of illness period

YOU TOLD US THAT YOU WERE WORKING AT LEAST PARTIALLY DURING THIS TIME. PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 29. BECAUSE OF THIS PERIOD OF ILL HEALTH, DID YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING? IWER:PLEASE CODE ALL THAT APPLY.
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HS063

Consequences of illness period

PLEASE LOOK AT SHOWCARD 30. WHAT LONG-TERM EFFECTS, IF ANY, HAS INJURY, ILL HEALTH OR DISABILITY HAD ON YOUR LIFE? IWER:PLEASE CODE ALL THAT APPLY.
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If Consequences of illness period = 97 »
 
     
   
HS064

Specify other consequences of health

PLEASE SPECIFY.
     
HS066

Proxy check

IWER:PLEASE CHECK. WHO ANSWERED THE QUESTIONS IN THIS SECTION?
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