C. Health

Module C. Health of MHAS 2015

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C1

Now I have some questions about your health. Would you say your health is...

NOW I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. WOULD YOU SAY YOUR HEALTH IS...
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C2A

Comparing your health now with your health two years ago, would you say your health now is...

COMPARING YOUR HEALTH NOW WITH YOUR HEALTH TWO YEARS AGO, WOULD YOU SAY YOUR HEALTH NOW IS...
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C2B

In the last two years, have you seen a doctor or medical personnel?

IN THE LAST TWO YEARS, HAVE YOU SEEN A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL?
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C3

Compared with other people your age, would you say that currently your health is...?

COMPARED WITH OTHER PEOPLE YOUR AGE, WOULD YOU SAY THAT CURRENTLY YOUR HEALTH IS...?
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C4

Has a doctor or medical personnel (ever/in the last two years) diagnosed you with hypertension or high blood pressure?

HAS A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL (EVER/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS) DIAGNOSED YOU WITH HYPERTENSION OR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?
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If Has a doctor or medical personnel (ever/in the last two years) diagnosed you with hypertension or high blood pressure? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
C5

Are you currently taking any medication to lower your blood pressure?

ARE YOU CURRENTLY TAKING ANY MEDICATION TO LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE?
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C6

Has a doctor or medical personnel (ever/in the last two years) diagnosed you with diabetes?

HAS A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL (EVER/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS) DIAGNOSED YOU WITH DIABETES?
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If Has a doctor or medical personnel (ever/in the last two years) diagnosed you with diabetes? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
C7

Are you currently taking any oral medication in order to control your diabetes?

ARE YOU CURRENTLY TAKING ANY ORAL MEDICATION IN ORDER TO CONTROL YOUR DIABETES?
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C8

Are you currently using insulin shots?

ARE YOU CURRENTLY USING INSULIN SHOTS?
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C9

Do you follow a special diet to control your diabetes?

DO YOU FOLLOW A SPECIAL DIET TO CONTROL YOUR DIABETES?
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C10

In general, is your diabetes under control now?

IN GENERAL, IS YOUR DIABETES UNDER CONTROL NOW?
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C11

How frequently do you measure your blood sugar level or urine-sugar level?

HOW FREQUENTLY DO YOU MEASURE YOUR BLOOD SUGAR LEVEL OR URINE-SUGAR LEVEL?
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C12

During the last two years, Has a doctor or medical personnel ever diagnosed you with cancer?

DURING THE LAST TWO YEARS, HAS A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL EVER DIAGNOSED YOU WITH CANCER?
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If During the last two years, Has a doctor or medical personnel ever diagnosed you with cancer? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
C13

In total, how many cancers in different places or organs have you ever had?

IN TOTAL, HOW MANY CANCERS IN DIFFERENT PLACES OR ORGANS HAVE YOU EVER HAD?
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C14

What type of cancer?

WHAT TYPE OF CANCER?
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C15

In the last two years, have you consulted a doctor or medical personnel about your cancer?

IN THE LAST TWO YEARS, HAVE YOU CONSULTED A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL ABOUT YOUR CANCER?
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C16

In the last two years, what type of treatments have you received for your cancer?

IN THE LAST TWO YEARS, WHAT TYPE OF TREATMENTS HAVE YOU RECEIVED FOR YOUR CANCER?
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C17

Are you currently receiving treatment for your cancer?

ARE YOU CURRENTLY RECEIVING TREATMENT FOR YOUR CANCER?
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C18

In what year or at what age was your (most recent) cancer diagnosed?

IN WHAT YEAR OR AT WHAT AGE WAS YOUR (MOST RECENT) CANCER DIAGNOSED?
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C19

(In the last two years/ever) Has a doctor or medical personnel told diagnosed you with a respiratory illness, such as asthma or emphysema?

(IN THE LAST TWO YEARS/EVER) HAS A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL TOLD DIAGNOSED YOU WITH A RESPIRATORY ILLNESS, SUCH AS ASTHMA OR EMPHYSEMA?
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If (In the last two years/ever) Has a doctor or medical personnel told diagnosed you with a respiratory illness, such as asthma or emphysema? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
C20A

Are you currently taking medication or using another treatment for your respiratory illness?

ARE YOU CURRENTLY TAKING MEDICATION OR USING ANOTHER TREATMENT FOR YOUR RESPIRATORY ILLNESS?
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C20B

Are you receiving oxygen for your pulmonary disease?

ARE YOU RECEIVING OXYGEN FOR YOUR PULMONARY DISEASE?
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C21

Does this condition limit your daily activities such as household chores or your job?

DOES THIS CONDITION LIMIT YOUR DAILY ACTIVITIES SUCH AS HOUSEHOLD CHORES OR YOUR JOB?
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C22A

Has a doctor or medical personnel ever told you that you have had a heart attack?

HAS A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE HAD A HEART ATTACK?
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If Has a doctor or medical personnel ever told you that you have had a heart attack? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
C22B

In what year or at about what age did you have your (most recent) heart attack?

IN WHAT YEAR OR AT ABOUT WHAT AGE DID YOU HAVE YOUR (MOST RECENT) HEART ATTACK?
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C23

Are you currently taking medication for your heart condition?

ARE YOU CURRENTLY TAKING MEDICATION FOR YOUR HEART CONDITION?
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C24

Do you carry any medicine with you for chest pain?

DO YOU CARRY ANY MEDICINE WITH YOU FOR CHEST PAIN?
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C25A

Does this heart problem limit your daily activities such as household chores or your job?

DOES THIS HEART PROBLEM LIMIT YOUR DAILY ACTIVITIES SUCH AS HOUSEHOLD CHORES OR YOUR JOB?
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C25B

Has a doctor or medical personnel ever told you that you have had heart failure/cardiac failure/congestive heart failure, arrhythmia, or angina?

HAS A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE HAD HEART FAILURE/CARDIAC FAILURE/CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE, ARRHYTHMIA, OR ANGINA?
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C26

Has a doctor or medical personnel (ever/in the last two years) told you that you had a stroke?

HAS A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL (EVER/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS) TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAD A STROKE?
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If Has a doctor or medical personnel (ever/in the last two years) told you that you had a stroke? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
Question Combination

   
 
C27_1

...weakness in the arms and/or legs, or the capacity to move them has diminished

...WEAKNESS IN THE ARMS AND/OR LEGS, OR THE CAPACITY TO MOVE THEM HAS DIMINISHED
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C27_2

...difficulties when speaking or eating

...DIFFICULTIES WHEN SPEAKING OR EATING
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C27_3

...difficulties with sight or vision

...DIFFICULTIES WITH SIGHT OR VISION
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C27_4

...difficulties when thinking or saying what you want

...DIFFICULTIES WHEN THINKING OR SAYING WHAT YOU WANT
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C28

Are you currently taking any medications because of your stroke or for complications due to the stroke?

ARE YOU CURRENTLY TAKING ANY MEDICATIONS BECAUSE OF YOUR STROKE OR FOR COMPLICATIONS DUE TO THE STROKE?
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C29

Are you doing physical therapy or rehabilitation because of the stroke or the complications that resulted from the stroke?

ARE YOU DOING PHYSICAL THERAPY OR REHABILITATION BECAUSE OF THE STROKE OR THE COMPLICATIONS THAT RESULTED FROM THE STROKE?
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C30

In what year or at about what age did you have your (most recent) stroke?

IN WHAT YEAR OR AT ABOUT WHAT AGE DID YOU HAVE YOUR (MOST RECENT) STROKE?
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C31

Has this stroke limited your daily activities such as household chores or your job?

HAS THIS STROKE LIMITED YOUR DAILY ACTIVITIES SUCH AS HOUSEHOLD CHORES OR YOUR JOB?
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C32

Has a doctor or medical personnel ever diagnosed you with arthritis or rheumatism?

HAS A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL EVER DIAGNOSED YOU WITH ARTHRITIS OR RHEUMATISM?
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If Has a doctor or medical personnel ever diagnosed you with arthritis or rheumatism? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
C33

Do you feel pain, stiffness, or swelling in your joints?

DO YOU FEEL PAIN, STIFFNESS, OR SWELLING IN YOUR JOINTS?
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C34

Are you taking medication or are you receiving other treatment for your arthritis or rheumatism?

ARE YOU TAKING MEDICATION OR ARE YOU RECEIVING OTHER TREATMENT FOR YOUR ARTHRITIS OR RHEUMATISM?
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C35

Are your daily activities such as household chores or your job limited because of your arthritis?

ARE YOUR DAILY ACTIVITIES SUCH AS HOUSEHOLD CHORES OR YOUR JOB LIMITED BECAUSE OF YOUR ARTHRITIS?
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C36_1

Kidney infection

KIDNEY INFECTION
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C36_2

Liver infection

LIVER INFECTION
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C36_3

Tuberculosis

TUBERCULOSIS
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C36_4

Pneumonia

PNEUMONIA
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C36_5

Herpes or Herpes Zoster?

HERPES OR HERPES ZOSTER?
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C37

Have you fallen down in the last two years?

HAVE YOU FALLEN DOWN IN THE LAST TWO YEARS?
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If Have you fallen down in the last two years? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
C38

Approximately how many times has this happened?

APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY TIMES HAS THIS HAPPENED?
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C39

Have you hurt yourself in these falls badly enough to need medical treatment?

HAVE YOU HURT YOURSELF IN THESE FALLS BADLY ENOUGH TO NEED MEDICAL TREATMENT?
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C41

Do you usually wear glasses?

DO YOU USUALLY WEAR GLASSES?
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C42

How is your vision (with glasses)?

HOW IS YOUR VISION (WITH GLASSES)?
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C43

Do you usually use a hearing aid or auditory device?

DO YOU USUALLY USE A HEARING AID OR AUDITORY DEVICE?
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C44

How is you hearing/auditory range (using hearing aid or auditory device)?

HOW IS YOU HEARING/AUDITORY RANGE (USING HEARING AID OR AUDITORY DEVICE)?
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C45

Do you often suffer from pain?

DO YOU OFTEN SUFFER FROM PAIN?
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If Do you often suffer from pain? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
C46

How is the pain the majority of the time?

HOW IS THE PAIN THE MAJORITY OF THE TIME?
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C47

Does this pain limit your usual activities such as household chores or your job?

DOES THIS PAIN LIMIT YOUR USUAL ACTIVITIES SUCH AS HOUSEHOLD CHORES OR YOUR JOB?
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C48A

Colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy or other test for colon cancer

COLONOSCOPY, SIGMOIDOSCOPY OR OTHER TEST FOR COLON CANCER
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C48B

Cholesterol blood test

CHOLESTEROL BLOOD TEST
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C48C

Tuberculosis test

TUBERCULOSIS TEST
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C48D

Diabetes test

DIABETES TEST
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C48E

Blood pressure test

BLOOD PRESSURE TEST
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C48F

Flu vaccine

FLU VACCINE
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C48G

Pneumonia vaccine

PNEUMONIA VACCINE
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If RESPONDENT IS NOT MALE »
 
   
 
C48H

Monthly self-breast exam?

MONTHLY SELF-BREAST EXAM?
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C48I

Had you had a mammogram or x-ray to check for breast cancer?

HAD YOU HAD A MAMMOGRAM OR X-RAY TO CHECK FOR BREAST CANCER?
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C48J

Have you had a pap smear to check for uterine cancer?

HAVE YOU HAD A PAP SMEAR TO CHECK FOR UTERINE CANCER?
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C48K

How old were you when you finished passing through menopause, i.e., your last menstral cycle?

HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU FINISHED PASSING THROUGH MENOPAUSE, I.E., YOUR LAST MENSTRAL CYCLE?
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If How old were you when you finished passing through menopause, i.e., your last menstral cycle? = 888 or How old were you when you finished passing through menopause, i.e., your last menstral cycle? = 999 »
 
     
   
C48K_1

Were you...

WERE YOU...
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C48L

Have you had a hysterectomy, i.e., surgery to remove the womb (uterus) and ovaries, or womb (uterus) only?

HAVE YOU HAD A HYSTERECTOMY, I.E., SURGERY TO REMOVE THE WOMB (UTERUS) AND OVARIES, OR WOMB (UTERUS) ONLY?
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C48M

In the last 2 years, have you had an exam or blood test to screen for prostate cancer?

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, HAVE YOU HAD AN EXAM OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR PROSTATE CANCER?
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C49_1

You felt depressed?

YOU FELT DEPRESSED?
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C49_2

You felt everything you did was an effort?

YOU FELT EVERYTHING YOU DID WAS AN EFFORT?
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C49_3

Had restless sleep?

HAD RESTLESS SLEEP?
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C49_4

Felt happy?

FELT HAPPY?
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C49_5

Felt alone?

FELT ALONE?
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C49_6

Felt you enjoyed life?

FELT YOU ENJOYED LIFE?
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C49_7

Felt sad?

FELT SAD?
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C49_8

Felt tired?

FELT TIRED?
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C49_9

Felt very energetic?

FELT VERY ENERGETIC?
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C50A

In the last 2 years, have you ever felt sad, blue, or depressed for more than two weeks in a row?

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, HAVE YOU EVER FELT SAD, BLUE, OR DEPRESSED FOR MORE THAN TWO WEEKS IN A ROW?
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C50B

On average during the last two years, have you exercised or done hard physical work three or more times a week?

ON AVERAGE DURING THE LAST TWO YEARS, HAVE YOU EXERCISED OR DONE HARD PHYSICAL WORK THREE OR MORE TIMES A WEEK?
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C51

Have you ever smoked cigarettes?

HAVE YOU EVER SMOKED CIGARETTES?
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If Have you ever smoked cigarettes? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
C52

About how old were you when you started smoking?Age or Year started smoking or Started smoking [yy] years ago......

ABOUT HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU STARTED SMOKING?AGE OR YEAR STARTED SMOKING OR STARTED SMOKING [YY] YEARS AGO......
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C53

Have you smoked cigarettes in the last two years?

HAVE YOU SMOKED CIGARETTES IN THE LAST TWO YEARS?
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If Have you smoked cigarettes in the last two years? = 1 Yes »
 
     
   
C54

Do you smoke cigarettes now?

DO YOU SMOKE CIGARETTES NOW?
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If Do you smoke cigarettes now? = 1 Yes »
 
       
     
C55

How often do you smoke?

HOW OFTEN DO YOU SMOKE?
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If How often do you smoke? = 1 Every day »
 
         
       
C56

About how many cigarettes or packs do you usually smoke in a day?

ABOUT HOW MANY CIGARETTES OR PACKS DO YOU USUALLY SMOKE IN A DAY?
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C57

When you were smoking the most, about how many cigarettes or packs did you usually smoke in a day?

WHEN YOU WERE SMOKING THE MOST, ABOUT HOW MANY CIGARETTES OR PACKS DID YOU USUALLY SMOKE IN A DAY?
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C58

About how many years ago did you stop smoking?

ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS AGO DID YOU STOP SMOKING?
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C59A

Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, liquor, or pulque (drink made from fermented cactus sap)?

DO YOU EVER DRINK ANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES SUCH AS BEER, WINE, LIQUOR, OR PULQUE (DRINK MADE FROM FERMENTED CACTUS SAP)?
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If Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, liquor, or pulque (drink made from fermented cactus sap)? != 3 »
 
   
 
If Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, liquor, or pulque (drink made from fermented cactus sap)? = 1 Yes »
 
     
   
C59B

In the last three months, about how many days a week have you had an alcoholic beverage? NONE, OR LESS THAN ONE PER WEEK MARK "0" AND GO TO C.64

IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS, ABOUT HOW MANY DAYS A WEEK HAVE YOU HAD AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE? NONE, OR LESS THAN ONE PER WEEK MARK "0" AND GO TO C.64
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If In the last three months, about how many days a week have you had an alcoholic beverage? NONE, OR LESS THAN ONE PER WEEK MARK "0" AND GO TO C.64 != 0 »
 
       
     
C59C

On the days that you drank alcoholic beverages in the last three months, about how many drinks did you have per day?

ON THE DAYS THAT YOU DRANK ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS, ABOUT HOW MANY DRINKS DID YOU HAVE PER DAY?
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C59D

In the last three months, on how many days have you had four or more drinks on one occasion?

IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS, ON HOW MANY DAYS HAVE YOU HAD FOUR OR MORE DRINKS ON ONE OCCASION?
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ElseIf Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, liquor, or pulque (drink made from fermented cactus sap)? != 1 Yes »
 
     
   
C59E

During the last two years, have you had any alcoholic drinks such as beer, wine, liqour, or pulque (drink made from fermented cactus sap)?

DURING THE LAST TWO YEARS, HAVE YOU HAD ANY ALCOHOLIC DRINKS SUCH AS BEER, WINE, LIQOUR, OR PULQUE (DRINK MADE FROM FERMENTED CACTUS SAP)?
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C64

Compared with two years ago, your weight..

COMPARED WITH TWO YEARS AGO, YOUR WEIGHT..
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C65

In the last two years, have you changed your diet or your exercise habits in order to gain or lose weight?

IN THE LAST TWO YEARS, HAVE YOU CHANGED YOUR DIET OR YOUR EXERCISE HABITS IN ORDER TO GAIN OR LOSE WEIGHT?
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C66

About how much do you weigh now?

ABOUT HOW MUCH DO YOU WEIGH NOW?
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C67

About how tall are you without shoes?

ABOUT HOW TALL ARE YOU WITHOUT SHOES?
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C68A

Frequent swelling in the feet or ankles

FREQUENT SWELLING IN THE FEET OR ANKLES
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C68B

Difficulty breathing , panting or coughing, or phlegm

DIFFICULTY BREATHING , PANTING OR COUGHING, OR PHLEGM
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C68C

Nausea or fainting

NAUSEA OR FAINTING
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C68D

Extreme thirst

EXTREME THIRST
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C68E

Severe fatigue or exhaustion

SEVERE FATIGUE OR EXHAUSTION
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C68F

Stomach pain, indigestion or diarrhea

STOMACH PAIN, INDIGESTION OR DIARRHEA
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C68G

Incontinence when coughing, sneezing, picking something up, or exercising

INCONTINENCE WHEN COUGHING, SNEEZING, PICKING SOMETHING UP, OR EXERCISING
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C68H

Incontinence when had the urge to urinate, but couldn't reach the bathroom in time

INCONTINENCE WHEN HAD THE URGE TO URINATE, BUT COULDN'T REACH THE BATHROOM IN TIME
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C68I

Burning sensation when urinating

BURNING SENSATION WHEN URINATING
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C69A

How would you evaluate your hand strength (your dominant hand)? Would you say...

HOW WOULD YOU EVALUATE YOUR HAND STRENGTH (YOUR DOMINANT HAND)? WOULD YOU SAY...
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C69B

How often do you have difficulty with balance? Would you say...

HOW OFTEN DO YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY WITH BALANCE? WOULD YOU SAY...
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C70

In the last two years, have you eaten less because of loss of appetite, digestive problems, and difficulties chewing or swallowing?

IN THE LAST TWO YEARS, HAVE YOU EATEN LESS BECAUSE OF LOSS OF APPETITE, DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS, AND DIFFICULTIES CHEWING OR SWALLOWING?
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C71A

Have you lost an extremity or part of your feet or arms due to an accident or sickness?

HAVE YOU LOST AN EXTREMITY OR PART OF YOUR FEET OR ARMS DUE TO AN ACCIDENT OR SICKNESS?
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If Have you lost an extremity or part of your feet or arms due to an accident or sickness? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
C71B

Did this loss occur in the last 2 years?

DID THIS LOSS OCCUR IN THE LAST 2 YEARS?
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C72

Have you ever (or in the last two years) been told by a doctor or medical personnel that you suffer from a health problem caused by your job?

HAVE YOU EVER (OR IN THE LAST TWO YEARS) BEEN TOLD BY A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL THAT YOU SUFFER FROM A HEALTH PROBLEM CAUSED BY YOUR JOB?
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C73

Due to sickness or injury, during the last 12 months, how many days did you stay in bed for at least half the day?

DUE TO SICKNESS OR INJURY, DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, HOW MANY DAYS DID YOU STAY IN BED FOR AT LEAST HALF THE DAY?
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C74A

How often do you have difficulty falling asleep? Would you say that...

HOW OFTEN DO YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY FALLING ASLEEP? WOULD YOU SAY THAT...
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C74B

How often do you wake up during the night after falling asleep? Would you say that...

HOW OFTEN DO YOU WAKE UP DURING THE NIGHT AFTER FALLING ASLEEP? WOULD YOU SAY THAT...
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C74C

How often do you wake up early and are not able to go back to sleep? Would you say that...

HOW OFTEN DO YOU WAKE UP EARLY AND ARE NOT ABLE TO GO BACK TO SLEEP? WOULD YOU SAY THAT...
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C74D

How often do you feel relaxed when you wake up in the morning?

HOW OFTEN DO YOU FEEL RELAXED WHEN YOU WAKE UP IN THE MORNING?
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C75

INTERVIEWER: How frequently did the respondent need help to answer Section C. Health?

INTERVIEWER: HOW FREQUENTLY DID THE RESPONDENT NEED HELP TO ANSWER SECTION C. HEALTH?
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