HU. Healthcare Utilisation

HU. Healthcare Utilisation module of TILDA 2010

Label Type Description
HU001 Question Are you covered by IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES Note: This question is asked even of those covered by private medical insurance. Most over 70s are entitled to medical cards.
HU002 Question Do you have private medical insurance cover (VHI etc.) in your own name or through another family member?
HU003 Question Which company are you insured with? IWER: IF RESPONDENT IS NOT CERTAIN, ASK IF HE/SHE COULD CHECK HIS/HER MEDICAL INSURANCE CARD OR LATEST MEDICAL INSURANCE BILL. IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU004 Question Which medical insurance scheme/plan are you covered by? IWER: IF RESPONDENT IS NOT CERTAIN, ASK IF HE/SHE COULD CHECK HIS/HER MEDICAL INSURANCE CARD OR LATEST MEDICAL INSURANCE BILL.
HU004A Question Which medical insurance scheme/plan are you covered by?
HU004B Question Which medical insurance scheme/plan are you covered by?
HU004C Question Which medical insurance scheme/plan are you covered by?
HU005 Question In the last 12 months, about how often did you visit your GP? IWER: IF RESPONDENT HAS NOT VISITED GP IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS CODE 0
HU006 Question How much did you pay for your last visit to the GP, after any health insurance reimbursement?' IWER: IF R CANNOT GIVE EXACT VALUE, ACCEPT APPROXIMATE VALUE
HU007 Question In the last 12 months, how many times did you visit a hospital Emergency Department (sometimes called A&E or Accident and Emergency) as a patient? IWER: IF RESPONDENT HAS NOT VISITED AN A&E DEPARTMENT IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS CODE 0
HU008 Question In the last 12 months, about how many visits did you make to a hospital as an out-patient? (Include all types of consultations, tests, operations, procedures or treatments) IWER: IF RESPONDENT HAS NOT MADE ANY OUT-PATIENT VISITS, CODE 0
HU009 Question On how many of these visits did you have a substantial procedure, operation or test i.e. one which took a considerable amount of time to perform? Note: These are sometimes called day-case procedures. IWER: IF RESPONDENT HAS NOT UNDERGONE ANY DAY-CASE PROCEDURES CODE 0
HU010 Question In the last 12 months, on how many occasions were you admitted to hospital overnight? IWER: IF RESPONDENT HAS NOT ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL OVERNIGHT IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS CODE 0
HU011 Question During these hospital stays in the last 12 months, about how many operations (procedures) involving a full anaesthetic did you have? IWER: IF RESPONDENT HAS NOT HAD ANY OPERATIONS (PROCEDURES) INVOLVING A FULL ANAESTHETIC IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS CODE 0
HU012 Question In total, about how many nights did you spend in hospital in the last 12 months?
HU013 Question When you stayed overnight in hospital, was this IWER: IF THE RESPONDENT HAS HAD INPATIENT ADMISSIONS AS BOTH A PUBLIC AND A PRIVATE PATIENT PLEASE CODE THE MOST USUAL
HU014 Question When you stayed overnight in hospital, was this in a: IWER: IF THE RESPONDENT HAS HAD INPATIENT ADMISSIONS AS BOTH A PUBLIC AND A PRIVATE HOSPITAL PLEASE CODE THE MOST USUAL
HU015 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU1 Please look at card HU1 In the last 12 months, did you receive any of the following State services? Exclude any services for which respondent pays anything other than a token or nominal amount. IWER: READ OUT AND CODE ALL THAT APPLY
HU016 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU017 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU018 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU019 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU020 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU021 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU022 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU023 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU024 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU025 Question Thinking of a typical week, on how many days did you receive meals-on-wheels?
HU026 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU027 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU028 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU029 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU030 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU031 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU031A Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU2 Are you satisfied with this service? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU031B Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU1 AGAIN Thinking of all these services, are there any that you do not now receive which you feel you have a need for? IWER: CODE ALL THAT APPLY
HU031C Question You have said you don't receive ...... but would like to. Could you say what is the main thing that prevents you from receiving it? IWER: Code main reason not receiving for each service selected in HU031b.
HU031D Question If you or a relative needed one of these services, how would you go about finding out about it? IWER: Code the first step respondent would take.
HU032 Question In the last 12 months, how much time did you spend in a nursing home?
HU033 Question Not counting health insurance refunds, about how much did you pay out-of-pocket for the time you spent in a nursing home in the last 12 months? IWER: IF RESPONDENT CANNOT GIVE EXACT VALUE, ACCEPT APPROXIMATE VALUE
HU034 Question IWER: SHOW CARD HU3 Please look at card HU3. Think of your last prescription. Were you charged for this? IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
HU035 Question Not counting health insurance refunds, on average about how much do you pay out-of-pocket for your prescribed drugs per month? IWER: IF RESPONDENT DOES NOT PURCHASE PRESCRIBED DRUGS REGULARLY, ASK FOR TOTAL SPENT IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS IN PRESCRIBED DRUGS AND DIVIDE BY 12. IWER: IF R CANNOT GIVE EXACT VALUE, ACCEPT APPROXIMATE VALUE Do not consider expenses for self-medication or drugs not prescribed By 'out of pocket' expenses we mean everything that is not paid by the insurance company. If you first pay but later get it refunded, this is not out of pocket expenses.
HU036 Question Not counting any refunds from your health insurance, about how much did you pay (out-of-pocket) for any other health expenses you had in the last 12 months? By other health expenses we mean non-prescription drugs, private physiotherapy, preventive rehabilitative services such as occupational therapy etc.. By 'out of pocket' expenses we mean everything that is not paid by the insurance company. If you first pay but later get it refunded, this is not out of pocket expenses. Prescription drugs should be included in HU023 and not here.
HU037 Question IWER (CODE WITHOUT ASKING): HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE WITH ANSWERS IN SECTION HU