Section C: Health Status

Section C: Health Status Module of CRELES Wave 3

Label Type Description
C1 Question How would you say your health is today; Excellent, Very good, Good, Fair, Bad
C2 Question How would you say your health is in comparision with other people of your age: Better, the Same, Worse?
C4M Question During the last 2 years did a physician tell you that you have high blood pressure (hypertension)?
C5M Question How long ago did they tell you that you have high blood pressure?
C6M Question When was the last time that you measured your blood pressure?
C7M Question During the last 2 years has a physician told you that you have high cholesterol?
C8M Question How long ago did they tell you that you have high cholesterol?
C9M Question When was the last time you had your cholesterol measured?
C10M Question During the last 2 years did a physician tell you that you have diabetes (high levels of sugar in the blood)?
C11M Question How long ago did they tell you that you have diabetes?
C12 Question Are you taking medication to control your diabetes?
C13 Question Are you using insulin injections to control your diabetes?
C14 Question How often do you measure yourself for blood sugar levels?
C15 Question How often do you have your diabetes under (medical) control?
C17M Question When was the last time that a physician conducted a test to know if you had sugar in your blood?
C18M Question In the last 2 years did a physician tell you that you have cancer or a malignant tumor, not including small skin tumors?
C19M Question How long ago did they tell you that you have this disease?
C20 Question In which organ or in what part of your body did the cancer begin?
C22M Question During that last 2 years did a physician tell you that you have respiratory disease or chronic pulmonary disease like emphasema, tuberculosis, asthma or chronic bronchitis?
C23M Question How long ago did they tell yo that you have this respiratory disease?
C24 Question Are you receiving some kind of treatment for your respiritory disease(s)? (applies for those who have respiritory disease) (opction 3: If person afirms not having had the disease in round 1)
C26M Question During the last 2 years has a physician told you that you have had a heart attack?
C27M Question How many heart attacks have you had in the last two years?
C28M Question How long ago did you have each of the attacks? First attack
C29M Question How long ago did you have each of the attacks? Second attack
C30M Question How long ago did you have each of the attacks? Third atack
C32M Question During the last 2 years did a physician tell you that you have a heart disease without having had a heart attack?
C33M Question How long ago did they diagnose this heart problem?
C35M Question In the last 2 years has a physician told you that you have had a stroke?
C36M Question How many strokes have you had in the last 2 years?
C37M Question How long ago did you have each of those strokes? First Stroke
C38M Question How long ago did you have each of those strokes? Second Stroke
C39M Question How long ago did you have each of those strokes? Third Stroke
C41M Question In the last two years has a physician told you that you have had arthritis, rheumatism or arthrosis?
C42M Question How long ago did they tell you that you have arthritis, rheumatism or arthrosis?
C44M Question In the last 2 years has a physician told you that you have osteoporosis (frail bones)?
C45M Question How long ago did they diagnose your osteoporosis?
C49M Question Have you fallen in the last two years? (Do not include falls due to inebriation)
C50 Question How many times have you fallen in the las 12 months?
C51M Question Have you fractured a bone in the last two years?
C52 Question Have you had an operation or surgery due to that fracture or your have arthritis, rheumatism or arthrosis?
C53 Question Which bone or joint was operated?
C54 Question Do you normally use glasses or contact lenses?
C55 Question Using this card, choose a number from 1 to 7 to indicate how your vision is from seeing FAR (with glasses) and to recognice a friend on the other side of the street.
C56 Question Using this card, choose a number from 1 to 7 to indicate how your vision is from seeing CLOSE (with glasses) and to read the newspaper or to see photographs in a magazine.
C56aN Question How do you think your vision is compared to two years ago?
C57M Question In the last 2 years has a physician told you that you have cataracts?
C58M Question In the last two years have you been operated for cataracts?
C62 Question Do you use any king of audority aparatus (hearing aid) to hear better?
C63 Question Using this card, choose a number from 1 to 7 to indicate how you would say your hearing is in general (with hearing aid).
C64 Question Only interviewer: Up to now, has the interviwee been able to hear well the things you have said to him/her?
C65 Question Are you missing some of your natural teeth or molars?
C78M Question In the last 2 years has a physician told you that you have an enlarged prostate? (Apply only for men that DID NOT have prostate problems in round 1.
C79 Question Are you receiving treatment for the prostate?
C80 Question Do you have a urine stream that is weak or small? (Does not apply if the interview is done with proxy)
CN1 Question Have you contracted MALARIA?
CN2 Question At which times in your life did you have malaria? Before 15 years of age
CN3 Question At which times in your life did you have malaria? Between 15-29 years
CN4 Question At which times in your life did you have malaria? Between 30-59 years
CN5 Question At which times in your life did you have malaria? After 60 years
C81M Question In the last 2 years has a physician told you that you have a nervous system [mental health] problems or psychiatric problems such as depression?
C82M Question How long ago did they diagnose your problem?
C104 Question Have you been satisfied with your life?
C105 Question Did you put aside or reduce your activities or the things that your are interested in doing?
C106 Question Have you felt your life is empty?
C107 Question Were your bored very often?
C108 Question Were you in a good mood for most of the time?
C109 Question Were you worried or fearing that something bad would happen?
C110 Question Were you happy most of the time?
C111 Question Did you oftern feel helpless or unwanted?
C112 Question Did you prefer to stay home instead of going out to do things?
C113 Question Did you feel that you had more problems with your memory than other people of your age?
C114 Question Did you think that it marvelous to be alive?
C115 Question Did you feel useless or worthless in your current state?
C116 Question Did you feel full of energy?
C117 Question Did you feel hopeless in the face of your current situation?
C118 Question Did you think that other people are in a better situation that you?
C127 Question In general, how do you feel about your life?
C128 Question In the last 12 months did you receive a flu shot?
C129M Question In the last 2 years, did you have any of the following tests done?: Sputum test for tuberculosis?
C130M Question In the last 2 years, did you have any of the following tests done?: Hearing exam?
C131M Question In the last 2 years, did you have any of the following tests done?: Vision exam?
C132M Question In the last 2 years, did you have any of the following tests done?: Tetanus vaccination?
C133M Question In the last 2 years, did you have any of the following tests done?: Bone-density measurement? (Do not include xray nor heel ultrasound)
C134M Question In the last 2 years, did you have any of the following tests done?: Mammogram or breast xray?
C135M Question In the last 2 years, did you have any of the following tests done?: Did you have a cervical cancer exam (papanicolaou)?
C136M Question In the last 2 years, did you have any of the following tests done?: Have you had a blood test for the prostate?
C137M Question In the last 2 years, did you have any of the following tests done?: Have you had a rectal exam of the prostate?
C138 Question In the last 2 years, did you have any of the following tests done?: Now, if you will allow me I am going to take the blood pressure measurement from your arm.