B. Health

B. Health module of AHEAD 1993

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V204 Question Next I have some questions about your health. Would you say your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?
V208 Question Compared with 1 year ago, would you say that your health is better now, about the same, or worse than it was then?
V215 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have high blood pressure or hypertension?
V219 Question Do you have diabetes?
V223 Question Are you now using medication that you swallow to treat or control your diabetes?
V224 Question Are you now using insulin injections?
V225 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have cancer or a malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancers?
V231 Question In which organ or part of your body did your (most recent) cancer start?
V232A1-A4 Question During the last 12 months, what sort of treatments have you received for cancer? [IWER: CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY]
V235 Question Not including asthma, has a doctor ever told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema?
V238 Question Does your condition limit your usual activities such as household chores?
V242 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you had a heart attack, coronary heart disease, angina, congestive heart failure, or other heart problems?
V244 Question Have you had a heart attack in the past five years? [IWER: INCLUDES MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION]
V245 Question Have you recently had any angina or chest pains due to your heart?
V252 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you had a stroke?
V254 Question Do you still have any remaining health problems because of your stroke?
V259 Question Have you ever seen a doctor for emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems?
V260 Question Have you had any of these problems in the last 12 months?
V265 Question During the last 12 months, have you seen a doctor specifically for arthritis or rheumatism?
V274 Question Have you fallen down in the last 12 months?
V275 Question In that fall, did you injure yourself seriously enough to need medical treatment?
V277 Question Have you ever fractured your hip?
V280 Question Have you ever had surgical replacement of a joint?
V281A1-A3 Question Which joint was that? [IWER: SELECT ALL THAT APPLY]
V282 Question The next question might not be easy to talk about, but it is very important for research on health and aging. During the last 12 months, have you lost any amount of urine beyond your control?
V283 Question On about how many days in the last month have you lost any urine?
B14b Question Do you ever use any absorbent products such as pads, special garments, sanitary napkins, or toilet paper for your urine loss condition?
V287 Question Do you usually wear glasses or contact lenses?
V288 Question (With your glasses,) Is your eyesight excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?
V289 Question Have you ever had cataract surgery?
V290 Question Do you ever wear a hearing aid?
V291 Question (With your hearing aid) Is your hearing excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?
V292 Question Are you often bothered with pain?
V293 Question During the last 12 months, has pain often kept you from doing things you wanted to do?
V294 Question Do you have any other major health problems which you haven't told me about? [IWER: IF YES, SPECIFY ON NEXT SCREEN]
V295A1-A2 Question What is that?
V298 Question How would you describe yourself; as a current smoker, as a former smoker, or as someone who has never smoked?
V299 Question About how many cigarettes or packs do you usually smoke in a day now? [IWER: PROBE A RANGE]
V301 Question Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, or liquor?
V302 Question In general, do you have less than one drink a day, one or two drinks a day, three or four drinks a day, or five or more drinks a day?
V303 Question At any time in your life, have you ever felt that you should cut down on drinking?
V304 Question About how much do you weigh?
V306 Question About how tall are you?
V307 Question Now think about the past week and the feelings you have experienced. Please answer yes or no to the following statements. Much of the time during the past week, I felt depressed. (Would you say yes or no?)
V309 Question (Much of the time during the past week) I felt that everything I did was an effort.
V310 Question (Much of the time during the past week) My sleep was restless.
V311 Question (Much of the time during the past week) I was happy.
V312 Question (Much of the time during the past week) I felt lonely.
V313 Question (Much of the time during the past week) I felt interested in things.
V314 Question (Much of the time during the past week) I enjoyed life.
V315 Question (Much of the time during the past week) I felt sad.
V316 Question (Much of the time during the past week) I could not "get going."
V317 Question (Much of the time during the past week) I had a lot of energy.
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V204

Next I have some questions about your health. Would you say your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

NEXT I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. WOULD YOU SAY YOUR HEALTH IS EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR?
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V208

Compared with 1 year ago, would you say that your health is better now, about the same, or worse than it was then?

COMPARED WITH 1 YEAR AGO, WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOUR HEALTH IS BETTER NOW, ABOUT THE SAME, OR WORSE THAN IT WAS THEN?
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V215

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

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE OR HYPERTENSION?
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V219

Do you have diabetes?

DO YOU HAVE DIABETES?
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If Do you have diabetes? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V223

Are you now using medication that you swallow to treat or control your diabetes?

ARE YOU NOW USING MEDICATION THAT YOU SWALLOW TO TREAT OR CONTROL YOUR DIABETES?
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V224

Are you now using insulin injections?

ARE YOU NOW USING INSULIN INJECTIONS?
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V225

Has a doctor ever told you that you have cancer or a malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancers?

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE CANCER OR A MALIGNANT TUMOR, EXCLUDING MINOR SKIN CANCERS?
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If Has a doctor ever told you that you have cancer or a malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancers? != (NO or RK or RF) »
 
   
 
V231

In which organ or part of your body did your (most recent) cancer start?

IN WHICH ORGAN OR PART OF YOUR BODY DID YOUR (MOST RECENT) CANCER START?
   
 
V232A1-A4

During the last 12 months, what sort of treatments have you received for cancer? [IWER: CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY]

DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, WHAT SORT OF TREATMENTS HAVE YOU RECEIVED FOR CANCER? [IWER: CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY]
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V235

Not including asthma, has a doctor ever told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema?

NOT INCLUDING ASTHMA, HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE SUCH AS CHRONIC BRONCHITIS OR EMPHYSEMA?
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If Not including asthma, has a doctor ever told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V238

Does your condition limit your usual activities such as household chores?

DOES YOUR CONDITION LIMIT YOUR USUAL ACTIVITIES SUCH AS HOUSEHOLD CHORES?
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V242

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

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAD A HEART ATTACK, CORONARY HEART DISEASE, ANGINA, CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE, OR OTHER HEART PROBLEMS?
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If Has a doctor ever told you that you had a heart attack, coronary heart disease, angina, congestive heart failure, or other heart problems? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V244

Have you had a heart attack in the past five years? [IWER: INCLUDES MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION]

HAVE YOU HAD A HEART ATTACK IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS? [IWER: INCLUDES MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION]
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V245

Have you recently had any angina or chest pains due to your heart?

HAVE YOU RECENTLY HAD ANY ANGINA OR CHEST PAINS DUE TO YOUR HEART?
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V252

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

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAD A STROKE?
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If Has a doctor ever told you that you had a stroke? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V254

Do you still have any remaining health problems because of your stroke?

DO YOU STILL HAVE ANY REMAINING HEALTH PROBLEMS BECAUSE OF YOUR STROKE?
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V259

Have you ever seen a doctor for emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems?

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A DOCTOR FOR EMOTIONAL, NERVOUS, OR PSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS?
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If Have you ever seen a doctor for emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V260

Have you had any of these problems in the last 12 months?

HAVE YOU HAD ANY OF THESE PROBLEMS IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS?
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V265

During the last 12 months, have you seen a doctor specifically for arthritis or rheumatism?

DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, HAVE YOU SEEN A DOCTOR SPECIFICALLY FOR ARTHRITIS OR RHEUMATISM?
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V274

Have you fallen down in the last 12 months?

HAVE YOU FALLEN DOWN IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS?
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If Have you fallen down in the last 12 months? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V275

In that fall, did you injure yourself seriously enough to need medical treatment?

IN THAT FALL, DID YOU INJURE YOURSELF SERIOUSLY ENOUGH TO NEED MEDICAL TREATMENT?
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V277

Have you ever fractured your hip?

HAVE YOU EVER FRACTURED YOUR HIP?
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V280

Have you ever had surgical replacement of a joint?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD SURGICAL REPLACEMENT OF A JOINT?
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If Have you ever had surgical replacement of a joint? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V281A1-A3

Which joint was that? [IWER: SELECT ALL THAT APPLY]

WHICH JOINT WAS THAT? [IWER: SELECT ALL THAT APPLY]
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V282

The next question might not be easy to talk about, but it is very important for research on health and aging. During the last 12 months, have you lost any amount of urine beyond your control?

THE NEXT QUESTION MIGHT NOT BE EASY TO TALK ABOUT, BUT IT IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR RESEARCH ON HEALTH AND AGING. DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, HAVE YOU LOST ANY AMOUNT OF URINE BEYOND YOUR CONTROL?
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If The next question might not be easy to talk about, but it is very important for research on health and aging. During the last 12 months, have you lost any amount of urine beyond your control? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V283

On about how many days in the last month have you lost any urine?

ON ABOUT HOW MANY DAYS IN THE LAST MONTH HAVE YOU LOST ANY URINE?
   
 
V282B
   
V287

Do you usually wear glasses or contact lenses?

DO YOU USUALLY WEAR GLASSES OR CONTACT LENSES?
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V288

(With your glasses,) Is your eyesight excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

(WITH YOUR GLASSES,) IS YOUR EYESIGHT EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR?
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V289

Have you ever had cataract surgery?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD CATARACT SURGERY?
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V290

Do you ever wear a hearing aid?

DO YOU EVER WEAR A HEARING AID?
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V291

(With your hearing aid) Is your hearing excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

(WITH YOUR HEARING AID) IS YOUR HEARING EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR?
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V292

Are you often bothered with pain?

ARE YOU OFTEN BOTHERED WITH PAIN?
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If Are you often bothered with pain? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V293

During the last 12 months, has pain often kept you from doing things you wanted to do?

DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, HAS PAIN OFTEN KEPT YOU FROM DOING THINGS YOU WANTED TO DO?
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V294

Do you have any other major health problems which you haven't told me about? [IWER: IF YES, SPECIFY ON NEXT SCREEN]

DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER MAJOR HEALTH PROBLEMS WHICH YOU HAVEN'T TOLD ME ABOUT? [IWER: IF YES, SPECIFY ON NEXT SCREEN]
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If Do you have any other major health problems which you haven't told me about? [IWER: IF YES, SPECIFY ON NEXT SCREEN] != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V295A1-A2

What is that?

WHAT IS THAT?
   
V298

How would you describe yourself; as a current smoker, as a former smoker, or as someone who has never smoked?

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF; AS A CURRENT SMOKER, AS A FORMER SMOKER, OR AS SOMEONE WHO HAS NEVER SMOKED?
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If How would you describe yourself; as a current smoker, as a former smoker, or as someone who has never smoked? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V299

About how many cigarettes or packs do you usually smoke in a day now? [IWER: PROBE A RANGE]

ABOUT HOW MANY CIGARETTES OR PACKS DO YOU USUALLY SMOKE IN A DAY NOW? [IWER: PROBE A RANGE]
   
V301

Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, or liquor?

DO YOU EVER DRINK ANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES SUCH AS BEER, WINE, OR LIQUOR?
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If Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, or liquor? != (NO or DK or RF) »
 
   
 
V302

In general, do you have less than one drink a day, one or two drinks a day, three or four drinks a day, or five or more drinks a day?

IN GENERAL, DO YOU HAVE LESS THAN ONE DRINK A DAY, ONE OR TWO DRINKS A DAY, THREE OR FOUR DRINKS A DAY, OR FIVE OR MORE DRINKS A DAY?
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V303

At any time in your life, have you ever felt that you should cut down on drinking?

AT ANY TIME IN YOUR LIFE, HAVE YOU EVER FELT THAT YOU SHOULD CUT DOWN ON DRINKING?
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V304

About how much do you weigh?

ABOUT HOW MUCH DO YOU WEIGH?
 
V306

About how tall are you?

ABOUT HOW TALL ARE YOU?
 
V307

Now think about the past week and the feelings you have experienced. Please answer yes or no to the following statements. Much of the time during the past week, I felt depressed. (Would you say yes or no?)

NOW THINK ABOUT THE PAST WEEK AND THE FEELINGS YOU HAVE EXPERIENCED. PLEASE ANSWER YES OR NO TO THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS. MUCH OF THE TIME DURING THE PAST WEEK, I FELT DEPRESSED. (WOULD YOU SAY YES OR NO?)
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V204
Next I have some questions about your health. Would you say your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

NEXT I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. WOULD YOU SAY YOUR HEALTH IS EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR?
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1 EXCELLENT
2 VERY GOOD
3 GOOD
4 FAIR
5 POOR
8 DK
9 RF


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V208
Compared with 1 year ago, would you say that your health is better now, about the same, or worse than it was then?

COMPARED WITH 1 YEAR AGO, WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOUR HEALTH IS BETTER NOW, ABOUT THE SAME, OR WORSE THAN IT WAS THEN?
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1 BETTER
2 SAME
3 WORSE
8 DK
9 RF


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V215
Has a doctor ever told you that you have high blood pressure or hypertension?

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE OR HYPERTENSION?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
2 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V219
Do you have diabetes?

DO YOU HAVE DIABETES?
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1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Do you have diabetes? (V219) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V223
Are you now using medication that you swallow to treat or control your diabetes?

ARE YOU NOW USING MEDICATION THAT YOU SWALLOW TO TREAT OR CONTROL YOUR DIABETES?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V224
Are you now using insulin injections?

ARE YOU NOW USING INSULIN INJECTIONS?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V225
Has a doctor ever told you that you have cancer or a malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancers?

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE CANCER OR A MALIGNANT TUMOR, EXCLUDING MINOR SKIN CANCERS?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Has a doctor ever told you that you have cancer or a malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancers? (V225) != (NO or RK or RF) »

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V231
In which organ or part of your body did your (most recent) cancer start?

IN WHICH ORGAN OR PART OF YOUR BODY DID YOUR (MOST RECENT) CANCER START?

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V232A1-A4
During the last 12 months, what sort of treatments have you received for cancer? [IWER: CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY]

DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, WHAT SORT OF TREATMENTS HAVE YOU RECEIVED FOR CANCER? [IWER: CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY]
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 CHEMOTHERAPY/MEDICATION
2 SURGERY OR BIOPSY
3 RADIATION/X-RAY
4 OTHER (SPECIFY) __________
6 NONE
8 DK
9 RF


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V235
Not including asthma, has a doctor ever told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema?

NOT INCLUDING ASTHMA, HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE SUCH AS CHRONIC BRONCHITIS OR EMPHYSEMA?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Not including asthma, has a doctor ever told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema? (V235) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V238
Does your condition limit your usual activities such as household chores?

DOES YOUR CONDITION LIMIT YOUR USUAL ACTIVITIES SUCH AS HOUSEHOLD CHORES?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V242
Has a doctor ever told you that you had a heart attack, coronary heart disease, angina, congestive heart failure, or other heart problems?

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAD A HEART ATTACK, CORONARY HEART DISEASE, ANGINA, CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE, OR OTHER HEART PROBLEMS?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Has a doctor ever told you that you had a heart attack, coronary heart disease, angina, congestive heart failure, or other heart problems? (V242) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V244
Have you had a heart attack in the past five years? [IWER: INCLUDES MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION]

HAVE YOU HAD A HEART ATTACK IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS? [IWER: INCLUDES MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION]
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V245
Have you recently had any angina or chest pains due to your heart?

HAVE YOU RECENTLY HAD ANY ANGINA OR CHEST PAINS DUE TO YOUR HEART?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V252
Has a doctor ever told you that you had a stroke?

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAD A STROKE?
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1 YES
2 [VOLUNTEERED] POSSIBLE OR TIA
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Has a doctor ever told you that you had a stroke? (V252) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V254
Do you still have any remaining health problems because of your stroke?

DO YOU STILL HAVE ANY REMAINING HEALTH PROBLEMS BECAUSE OF YOUR STROKE?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V259
Have you ever seen a doctor for emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems?

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A DOCTOR FOR EMOTIONAL, NERVOUS, OR PSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS?
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1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Have you ever seen a doctor for emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems? (V259) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V260
Have you had any of these problems in the last 12 months?

HAVE YOU HAD ANY OF THESE PROBLEMS IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS?
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1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V265
During the last 12 months, have you seen a doctor specifically for arthritis or rheumatism?

DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, HAVE YOU SEEN A DOCTOR SPECIFICALLY FOR ARTHRITIS OR RHEUMATISM?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V274
Have you fallen down in the last 12 months?

HAVE YOU FALLEN DOWN IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Have you fallen down in the last 12 months? (V274) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V275
In that fall, did you injure yourself seriously enough to need medical treatment?

IN THAT FALL, DID YOU INJURE YOURSELF SERIOUSLY ENOUGH TO NEED MEDICAL TREATMENT?
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1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V277
Have you ever fractured your hip?

HAVE YOU EVER FRACTURED YOUR HIP?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V280
Have you ever had surgical replacement of a joint?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD SURGICAL REPLACEMENT OF A JOINT?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Have you ever had surgical replacement of a joint? (V280) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V281A1-A3
Which joint was that? [IWER: SELECT ALL THAT APPLY]

WHICH JOINT WAS THAT? [IWER: SELECT ALL THAT APPLY]
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1 HIP(S)
2 KNEE(S)
7 OTHER (SPECIFY) __________
8 DK
9 RF


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V282
The next question might not be easy to talk about, but it is very important for research on health and aging. During the last 12 months, have you lost any amount of urine beyond your control?

THE NEXT QUESTION MIGHT NOT BE EASY TO TALK ABOUT, BUT IT IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR RESEARCH ON HEALTH AND AGING. DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, HAVE YOU LOST ANY AMOUNT OF URINE BEYOND YOUR CONTROL?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If The next question might not be easy to talk about, but it is very important for research on health and aging. During the last 12 months, have you lost any amount of urine beyond your control? (V282) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V283
On about how many days in the last month have you lost any urine?

ON ABOUT HOW MANY DAYS IN THE LAST MONTH HAVE YOU LOST ANY URINE?

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V282B
V282B

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V287
Do you usually wear glasses or contact lenses?

DO YOU USUALLY WEAR GLASSES OR CONTACT LENSES?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V288
(With your glasses,) Is your eyesight excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

(WITH YOUR GLASSES,) IS YOUR EYESIGHT EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 EXCELLENT
2 VERY GOOD
3 GOOD
4 FAIR
5 POOR
6 [VOL] LEGALLY BLIND
8 DK
9 RF


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V289
Have you ever had cataract surgery?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD CATARACT SURGERY?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V290
Do you ever wear a hearing aid?

DO YOU EVER WEAR A HEARING AID?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V291
(With your hearing aid) Is your hearing excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

(WITH YOUR HEARING AID) IS YOUR HEARING EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 EXCELLENT
2 VERY GOOD
3 GOOD
4 FAIR
5 POOR
8 DK
9 RF


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V292
Are you often bothered with pain?

ARE YOU OFTEN BOTHERED WITH PAIN?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Are you often bothered with pain? (V292) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V293
During the last 12 months, has pain often kept you from doing things you wanted to do?

DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, HAS PAIN OFTEN KEPT YOU FROM DOING THINGS YOU WANTED TO DO?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V294
Do you have any other major health problems which you haven't told me about? [IWER: IF YES, SPECIFY ON NEXT SCREEN]

DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER MAJOR HEALTH PROBLEMS WHICH YOU HAVEN'T TOLD ME ABOUT? [IWER: IF YES, SPECIFY ON NEXT SCREEN]
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Do you have any other major health problems which you haven't told me about? [IWER: IF YES, SPECIFY ON NEXT SCREEN] (V294) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V295A1-A2
What is that?

WHAT IS THAT?

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V298
How would you describe yourself; as a current smoker, as a former smoker, or as someone who has never smoked?

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF; AS A CURRENT SMOKER, AS A FORMER SMOKER, OR AS SOMEONE WHO HAS NEVER SMOKED?
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1 CURRENT SMOKER 2.FORMER SMOKER
3 NEVER SMOKED
8 DK
9 RF


If How would you describe yourself; as a current smoker, as a former smoker, or as someone who has never smoked? (V298) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V299
About how many cigarettes or packs do you usually smoke in a day now? [IWER: PROBE A RANGE]

ABOUT HOW MANY CIGARETTES OR PACKS DO YOU USUALLY SMOKE IN A DAY NOW? [IWER: PROBE A RANGE]

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V301
Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, or liquor?

DO YOU EVER DRINK ANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES SUCH AS BEER, WINE, OR LIQUOR?
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1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


If Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, or liquor? (V301) != (NO or DK or RF) »

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V302
In general, do you have less than one drink a day, one or two drinks a day, three or four drinks a day, or five or more drinks a day?

IN GENERAL, DO YOU HAVE LESS THAN ONE DRINK A DAY, ONE OR TWO DRINKS A DAY, THREE OR FOUR DRINKS A DAY, OR FIVE OR MORE DRINKS A DAY?
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1 LESS THAN 1 A DAY
2 1-2 A DAY
3 3-4 A DAY
4 5 OR MORE A DAY
8 DK
9 RF


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V303
At any time in your life, have you ever felt that you should cut down on drinking?

AT ANY TIME IN YOUR LIFE, HAVE YOU EVER FELT THAT YOU SHOULD CUT DOWN ON DRINKING?
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1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


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V304
About how much do you weigh?

ABOUT HOW MUCH DO YOU WEIGH?

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V306
About how tall are you?

ABOUT HOW TALL ARE YOU?

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V307
Now think about the past week and the feelings you have experienced. Please answer yes or no to the following statements. Much of the time during the past week, I felt depressed. (Would you say yes or no?)

NOW THINK ABOUT THE PAST WEEK AND THE FEELINGS YOU HAVE EXPERIENCED. PLEASE ANSWER YES OR NO TO THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS. MUCH OF THE TIME DURING THE PAST WEEK, I FELT DEPRESSED. (WOULD YOU SAY YES OR NO?)
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1 YES
5 NO
8 DK
9 RF


End of B. Health