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Section C: Health Status
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Age at interview
Place of birth
No of children
No of grandchildren
No of siblings
Family financial transfers
Proximity to children
Contact with family/friends
Informal care received
Informal care provided
Self-reported health status
Other functional limitations
Doctor diagnosed diseases
Physical activity or exercise
Nursing home stay
Other medical care
Public health insurance
Private health insurance
Long-term care insurance
Income from employer or private pension/annuity
Income from public pension or disability
Income from unemployment or other government transfers
Income from private transfers
Investment retirement accounts
Stocks and bonds
Checking and savings
Mortgages and home loans
Total non-housing wealth
Current paid work
Labor force status
Current working hours
Current job characteristics
Current job tenure
When last job ended
Prob of receiving inheritance
Prob of leaving bequest
Prob of working full-time
Prob of work limiting health problem
Public pension receipt
Private pension receipt
Current job pension plan
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Section C: Health Status Module of CRELES Wave 4
How would you say your health is now: Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, Poor?
How would you say your health is in comparison with other people of your age? Better, Equal, Worse?
Has a physician ever told you that you have high blood pressure (hypertension)
How old were you when you were first told that you had high blood pressure?
Are you currently taking medicat ion to control your hypertension?
When was the last time your doctor changed the medication or dosage?
When was the last time that you checked your blood pressure?
Has a physician ever told you that you have high cho lesterol?
How old were you when you were first told that you had high cholesterol?
Are you currently taking medicat ion to control your cholesterol?
When was the last time that a physician changed the medication or dose?
When was the last time that you checked your cholesterol?
Has a physician ever told you that you have diabetes (high levels o f sugar in the blood)?
(Only for women AMP2=2) Was diabetes only present during a pregnancy?
How old were you when you were first told that you had diabetes?
Are you taking pills or inject ing insulin to control your diabetes?
(If C13=1) When was the last time your doctor changed your pill or your insulin medication or your dosage?
How frequent ly do you check your own blood sugar levels?
How often do you consult a doctor about your diabetes?
When was the last time that a physician did a test to know if you had sugar in your blood?
Has a physician ever told you that you have cancer or a malignant tumor, not including small skin tumors?
In which organ or what part of the body did the cancer start?
Has a physician ever told you that you have a chronic respiratory or pulmonary disease, like emphysema, tubrcolosis, asthma or chronic bronchitis?
How old were you when you were first told that you had this respiratory disease?
Are you receiving some kind o f treatment for your respiratory illness(es)?
Has a physician even told you that you have had a heart attack?
How many heart attacks have you had in all your life?
Has a physician ever told you that you have a heart disease without having a stroke or attack?
Has a physician ever told you have had a cerebral hemorrhage (stroke)?
Please tell me how old you were when you had the first ese cerebral hemorrhages.
Has a physician ever told you that you have arthritis, rheumat ism or arthrosis?
How old were you when you were diagnosed with arthritis or rheumatism for the first time?
Has this problem caused you to change your daily activities at home or at work?
Has a physician ever told you that you have osteoporosis (bone fragility)?
Has a physician ever told you that you have cataracts?
Have you ever had an operation for your cataracts
Interviewer only: Unt il now, was the interviewee able to hear well the things you said?
Are you missing your natural teeth or mo lars?
[Ask only if interviewee is Female, AMP2=1] How old were you when you first menstruated?
Are you still menstruating?
How old were you when you had your last menstruation?
How old were you when you had your last menstruation?
How many pregnancies in total did you have in your life?
How old were you when you had your first pregnancy?
How many abortions did you have in your life?
Have you used a contraceptive or have you been sterilized?
What kind of contraceptives have you used? (multiple) Pills or capsules
What kind of contraceptives have you used? (multiple) Injections
What kind of contraceptives have you used? (multiple) Sterilization
What kind of contraceptives have you used? (multiple) Others
At what age did you begin using the first of the methods that you used?
Have you had the operation called hysterectomy (surgery to remove the womb/uterus and/or ovaries)?
Have you ever used women's hormones (estrogen) to treat menopause in the form of pills, patches or cream for three years or more?
Has a physician ever told you that you have an enlarged prostate?
Have you contracted MALARIA?
At which times in your life did you have malaria? Before 15 years of age?
At which times in your life did you have malaria? Between 15-29 years
At which times in your life did you have malaria? Between 30-50 years
Has a physician ever told you that you have nervous or psychiatric problem such as depression?
Are you currently taking medicat ion for these problems?
How old were you when you were diagnosed with your nervous problem?
Has this problem interfered with your daily activities at home or at work?
During the last 12 months, have you had insomnia?
How many hours per night do you regularly sleep?
Have you been sat isfied with your life?
Did you put aside or lessen your activities or the things you like to do?
Did you feel that your life is empty?
Did you feel bored frequently?
Were you in a good mood for the majority of the time?
Were you worried or fearing that something bad would happen to you?
Did you feel happy most of the time?
Did you frequently feel abandoned or unappreciated?
Did you prefer to stay home instead of going out and doing things?
Did you feel that you had more memory problems than other people of your same age?
Did you feel that it is marvelous to be alive?
Did you feel useless or that you were worthless in your current situation?
Did you feel full of energy?
Did you find yourself without hope in facing your current situation?
Did you feel that other people are in a better situation that you?
In general how do you feel about your life?
In the last 12 months did you receive a flu shot?
When was the last time that you did one of the fo llowing tests? Hearing test?
When was the last time that you did one of the fo llowing tests? Vision test?
When was the last time that you did one of the fo llowing tests? Mammography or x-ray of the breasts?
When was the last time that you did one of the fo llowing tests? Have you done a test for urinary tract cancer or cervical cancer?
When was the last time that you did one of the fo llowing tests? Have you had a blood test of your prostate?
When was the last time that you did one of the fo llowing tests? Have you done a rectal exam for your prostate?
Now if you will allow me I will check your blood pressure from your man.
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