C. Physical Health

Module C. Physical Health of HRS 2018

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C001 Question Next we have some questions about your health. Would you say your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?
C002 Question Compared with your health when we last asked you in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, would you say that your health is better now, about the same, or worse?
C005 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have high blood pressure or hypertension?
C006 Question In order to lower your blood pressure, are you now taking any medication?
C010 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have diabetes or high blood sugar?
C285 Question Just to clarify, did the doctor say that you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, or some other blood-sugar-related problem?
C011 Question In order to treat or control your [diabetes/blood sugar], are you now taking medication that you swallow?
C012 Question Are you now using insulin shots or a pump?
C236 Question Has a doctor ever recommended to you that you use insulin?
C214 Question In what year was your diabetes first diagnosed?
C018 Question Since we last asked R™s FIRST NAME (in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), had a doctor told R™s FIRST NAME that [he/she] had cancer or a malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancer?
C019 Question Since [MONTH], [YEAR]/In the last two years before [her/his] death/Since then], had [she/he] seen a doctor about [her /his] cancer?
C020 Question We want to know about any cancer treatment that may have taken place during the last two years. [Since [MONTH], [YEAR]/In the last two years before [her /his ] death], had [she/he] received any treatment for cancer?]
C021 Question What sort of treatments had [he/she] received for cancer?
C023 Question Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, has the cancer gotten worse, better or stayed about the same?
C024 Question Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, has a doctor told you that you had a new cancer or malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancer?
C026 Question In which organ or part of your body did your cancer start?
C028 Question In what year was your (most recent) cancer diagnosed?
C029 Question In what month was that?
C030 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema?
C031 Question Since then, has this condition gotten better, worse, or stayed about the same?
C032 Question Are you now taking medication or other treatment for your lung condition?
C033 Question Are you receiving oxygen for your lung condition?
C034 Question Are you receiving physical or respiratory therapy for your lung condition?
C036 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have had a heart attack, coronary heart disease, angina, congestive heart failure, or other heart problems?
C037 Question Are you now taking or carrying medication for your heart problem?
C038 Question Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you seen a doctor for your heart problem?
C039 Question Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, has this condition gotten better, worse, or stayed about the same?
C257 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have had a heart attack?
C258 Question In what year were you first told by a doctor that you had a heart attack?
C259 Question In what month was that?
C274 Question Have you had any other heart attacks since then?
C275 Question How many more heart attacks have you had?
C276 Question In what year was your (most recent) heart attack?
C277 Question In what month was that?
C040 Question Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you had a heart attack or myocardial infarction?
C041 Question Since then, have you seen a doctor in connection with your heart attack?
C042 Question Are you now taking or carrying medication because of your heart attack?
C043 Question In what year was your (most recent) heart attack?
C044 Question In what month was that?
C260 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have angina?
C261 Question In what year was your angina first diagnosed?
C045 Question Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you had any angina or chest pains due to your heart?
C046 Question Are you now taking or carrying medications because of angina or chest pain?
C263 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have congestive heart failure?
C264 Question In what year was your congestive heart failure first diagnosed?
C048 Question Since we last asked you, that is, since [R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/in the last two years], has a doctor told you that you have congestive heart failure?
C049 Question Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you been admitted to the hospital overnight because of congestive heart failure?
C050 Question Are you taking or carrying any medication for congestive heart failure?
C266 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have an abnormal heart rhythm?
C267 Question In what year was your abnormal heart rhythm first diagnosed?
C269 Question In the last two years, has a doctor told you that you have an abnormal heart rhythm, that is, your heart doesn't always beat regularly?
C282 Question In order to regulate your heart rhythm are you now taking any medication?
C270 Question What type of heart disease do you have?
C051 Question Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you had a special test or treatment of your heart where tubes were inserted into your veins or arteries (cardiac catheterization, coronary angiogram, angioplasty, or bypass graft notation)?
C052 Question Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you had surgery on your heart?
C053 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have had a stroke?
C054 Question Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you seen a doctor because of this or any other stroke?
C055 Question Do you still have any remaining problems because of your stroke(s)?
C060 Question Are you now taking any medications because of your stroke or its complications?
C061 Question Are you receiving physical or occupational therapy because of your stroke or its complications?
C062 Question Since [MONTH], [YEAR], did a doctor tell [him/her] that [she/he] had another stroke?
C064 Question In what year was your most recent stroke?
C063 Question In what month was that?
C065 Question Have you ever had or has a doctor ever told you that you have any emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems?
C184 Question Do you now get psychiatric or psychological treatment for your problems?
C271 Question Since we last asked you (in R™s LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), has a doctor told you that you have had problems with depression?
C300 Question Do you now get psychiatric or psychological treatment for your depression?
C193 Question Did R™s FIRST NAME have memory problems as of one month before[she/he] (died/passed away)?
C194 Question How old was R™s FIRST NAME when memory problems became apparent? AGE
C196 Question Did the memory problems get worse over time?
C272 Question Has a doctor ever told you that you have Alzheimer™s Disease?
C298 Question Are you taking any medication prescribed by a doctor to help with your Alzheimer™s Disease?
C273 Question Since we last asked you (in R™s LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), has a doctor told you that you have dementia, senility or any other serious memory impairment?
C069 Question Since we last asked [him/her] (in R™s LAST IW MONTH, YEAR),) had a doctor told R™s FIRST NAME that [he/she] had a memory-related disease?
C209 Question What specific memory-related disease did the doctor say that [she/he] had?
C210 Question Are you taking any medication prescribed by a doctor to help with your dementia, senility or memory impairment?
C197 Question After [she/he] (died/passed away), was an autopsy performed?
C070 Question Since we last asked you (in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), have you had or has a doctor told you that you have arthritis or rheumatism?
C071 Question Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, has this arthritis gotten better, worse, or stayed about the same?
C076 Question Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had surgery or any joint replacement because of arthritis?
C218 Question Which did you have: joint replacement, surgery not involving joint replacement, or both?
C077 Question Which joint was replaced or affected?
C219 Question Which type or types of arthritis do you have?
C220 Question Do you have rheumatoid arthritis?
C222 Question Do you have arthritis related to a previous injury?
C297 Question Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that your immune system is weakened?
C240 Question Have you ever had shingles?
C246 Question A vaccine for shingles has been available since 2006, and a second vaccine was more recently introduced. Have you ever had a vaccine for shingles?
C299 Question What year did you get the shingles vaccine?
C283 Question Since we last asked you (in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), has a doctor or other health professional told you that your blood cholesterol level was high?
C280 Question Since we last asked you in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR has a doctor told you that you have osteoporosis?
C281 Question Have you ever had a bone density or bone scan test to screen for osteoporosis?
C079 Question Have you fallen down [since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/in the last two years]?
C080 Question How many times have you fallen [since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/in the last two years]?
C081 Question In that fall/In any of these falls], did you injure yourself seriously enough to need medical treatment?
C082 Question Have you ever fractured your hip?
C087 Question This might not be easy to talk about, but during the last 12 months, have you lost any amount of urine beyond your control?
C088 Question On about how many days in the last month have you lost any urine?
C089 Question Was that more than 5 days? In the last month, have you lost any urine on more than 5 days?
C090 Question More than 15 days? In the last month, have you lost any urine on more than 15 days?
C095 Question Is your eyesight excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor using glasses or corrective lens as needed?
C096 Question How good is your eyesight for seeing things at a distance, like recognizing a friend across the street, using glasses or corrective lens as needed?
C097 Question How good is your eyesight for seeing things up close, like reading ordinary newspaper print, using glasses or corrective lens as needed?
C098 Question Have you ever had cataract surgery?
C284 Question Our records from your last interview in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR show that you have had cataract surgery in one eye. Since then have you had cataract surgery in the other eye?
C099 Question Have you had cataract surgery on both eyes, or just one?
C100 Question Did the cataract surgery [on either eye] include implanting a lens?
C101 Question Has a doctor ever treated you for glaucoma?
C237 Question Have you lost all of your upper and lower natural permanent teeth?
C102 Question Do you ever wear a hearing aid?
C103 Question Is your hearing excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?
C083 Question How often do you have trouble falling asleep?
C084 Question How often do you have trouble because of waking up during the night?
C085 Question How often do you have trouble with waking up too early and not being able to fall asleep again?
C086 Question How often do you feel really rested when you wake up in the morning?
C289 Question In the past 12 months, how often did you snore while you were sleeping?
C290 Question In the past 12 months, how often did you snort, gasp or stop breathing while you were sleeping?
C291 Question Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have a sleep disorder?
C296 Question In the past year have you had any treatments for your [sleep/snoring] problem?
C293 Question What treatment(s) have you had?
C305 Question What time do you usually go to bed and start trying to fall asleep on weekdays or work days? [INSTR: ENTER HOUR AND MINUTE AND AM/PM.]
C306 Question MINUTE
C307 Question AM/PM?
C308 Question What time do you usually go to bed and start trying to fall asleep on weekends?[INSTR: ENTER HOUR]
C309 Question MINUTE:
C310 Question AM/PM?
C311 Question What time do you usually wake up on weekdays or work days?[INSTR: ENTER HOUR]
C312 Question MINUTE:
C313 Question AM/PM?
C314 Question What time do you usually wake up on weekends?[INSTR: ENTER HOUR AND MINUTE AND AM/PM.] HOUR:
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C316 Question AM/PM?
C104 Question Are you often troubled with pain?
C105 Question How bad is the pain most of the time: mild, moderate or severe?
C106 Question Does the pain make it difficult for you to do your usual activities such as household chores or work?
C287 Question Over-the-counter pain medications include such things as Advil, Aleve, Tylenol, aspirin or similar medications. In the past three months have you taken any over-the-counter pain medications for the treatment of pain?
C288 Question In the past three months, have you taken any opioid pain medications?
C107 Question Did [she/he] have any (other) major illnesses [since the time of our interview in [MONTH] [YEAR]?/in the two years preceding [her /his ]death?]
C108S Question What are those other medical diseases or conditions?
C278 Question Since we last asked you in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR have you had a pneumonia vaccination?
C109 Question Since we asked you last in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had: A flu shot?
C110 Question Since we asked you last in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had:) A blood test for cholesterol?
C112 Question Did you have a mammogram or x-ray of the breast, to search for cancer [since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/in the last two years]?
C113 Question [Since we asked you last in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had: A PAP smear?
C249 Question Have you ever had a hysterectomy, that is, surgery to remove your uterus or womb?
C250 Question How old were you when you had your hysterectomy? AGE
C251 Question Did you have your hysterectomy after your last menstrual period, that is, after you went through menopause?
C252 Question Regarding menopause, do you think you are without a sign, just beginning, in the middle, near the end, or all through?
C253 Question About how old were you when you finished going through menopause, that is, had your last menstrual period?
C254 Question Were you older than age 50, younger than 50, or what?
C255 Question Were you older than age 45, younger than 45, or what?
C256 Question Were you older than age 55, younger than 55, or what?
C114 Question [Since we asked you last in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had: A PSA blood test or other examination to screen for prostate cancer?
C279 Question In the last four years have you had a colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy or other screening for colon cancer?
C223 Question How often do you take part in sports or activities that are vigorous, such as running or jogging, swimming, cycling, aerobics or gym workout, tennis, or digging with a spade or shovel?
C224 Question How often do you take part in sports or activities that are moderately energetic, such as gardening, cleaning the car, walking at a moderate pace, dancing, floor or stretching exercises?
C225 Question How often do you take part in sports or activities that are mildly energetic, such as vacuuming, laundry, home repairs?
C301 Question About how much time do you usually spend on your feet Πfor example, standing, walking, etc. on a typical day? MINUTES:
C302 Question HOURS:
C303 Question How much time do you usually spend sitting on a typical day? MINUTES:
C304 Question HOURS:
C116 Question Have you ever smoked cigarettes?
C117 Question Do you smoke cigarettes now?
C118 Question About how many cigarettes do you usually smoke in a day now?
C120 Question About how old were you when you started smoking? AGE
C121 Question YEAR STARTED SMOKING
C122 Question STARTED SMOKING YEARS AGO
C123 Question When you were smoking the most, about how many cigarettes did you usually smoke in a day?
C125 Question About how many years ago did you stop smoking?
C126 Question YEAR STOPPED SMOKING
C127 Question AGE WHEN STOPPED SMOKING
C128 Question Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, or liquor?
C129 Question In the last three months, on average, how many days per week have you had any alcohol to drink? DAYS
C130 Question In the last three months, on the days you drink, about how many drinks do you have? NUMBER OF DRINKS
C131 Question In the last three months, on how many days have you had four or more drinks on one occasion? NUMBER OF DAYS
C134 Question In your entire life, have you had at least 12 drinks of any type of alcoholic beverage?
C135 Question Have you ever felt that you should cut down on drinking?
C136 Question Have people ever annoyed you by criticizing your drinking?
C137 Question Have you ever felt bad or guilty about drinking?
C138 Question Have you ever taken a drink first thing in the morning to steady your nerves or get rid of a hangover?
C139 Question About how much do you weigh? POUNDS
C140 Question Have you gained or lost ten or more pounds in the last 2 years?
C226 Question Do not include weight during pregnancy. POUNDS
C228 Question How old were you then? (If you don't know your exact age, please make your best guess.) AGE
C141 Question About how tall are you?
C142 Question About how tall are you? INCHES
C143 Question Have you had any of the following persistent or troublesome problems?
C144 Question Shortness of breath while awake?
C145 Question Persistent dizziness or lightheadedness?
C146 Question Back pain or problems?
C147 Question Have you had persistent headaches?
C148 Question Severe fatigue or exhaustion?
C149 Question Persistent wheezing, cough, or bringing up phlegm?
C229 Question Aside from any hospital or nursing home stays, about how many days did you stay in bed more than half the day because of illness or injury during the last month? DAYS
C198 Question Was there a period of at least one month during the last year of [her /his] life when [she/he] had the following problems:
C199 Question Very little appetite or desire for food?
C200 Question Frequent vomiting?
C201 Question Difficulty controlling [her/his] arms and legs?
C202 Question Depression?
C203 Question Periodic confusion?
C204 Question Severe fatigue or exhaustion?
C205 Question Difficulty being aroused or wakened, or loss of consciousness?
C206 Question Persistent wheezing, cough or bringing up phlegm?
C207 Question Uncontrolled outbursts of temper?
C208 Question Loss of control of bowel or bladder?
C150 Question During the last 12 months, was there ever a time when you felt sad, blue, or depressed for two weeks or more in a row?
C151 Question During that time did the feelings of being sad, blue, or depressed usually last all day long, most of the day, about half the day, or less than half the day?
C152 Question During those two weeks, did you feel this way every day, almost every day, or less often than that?
C153 Question During those two weeks, did you lose more interest in things than is usual for you?
C154 Question Thinking about those same two weeks, did you ever feel more tired out or low in energy than is usual for you?
C155 Question During those same two weeks, did you lose your appetite?
C156 Question Did your appetite increase during those same two weeks?
C157 Question Did you have more trouble falling asleep than you usually do during those two weeks?
C158 Question Did that happen every night, nearly every night, or less often during those two weeks?
C159 Question During that same two-week period, did you have a lot more trouble concentrating than usual?
C160 Question People sometimes feel down on themselves, and no good or worthless. During that two-week period, did you feel this way?
C161 Question Did you think a lot about death -- either your own, someone else's, or death in general -- during those two weeks?
C163 Question About how many weeks altogether -- out of 52 -- did you feel this way during the last 12 months? WEEKS
C164 Question MONTHS
C165 Question YEAR
C166 Question In what month was this during the last 12 months?
C167 Question During the last 12 months, was there ever a time lasting two weeks or more when you lost interest in most things like hobbies, work, or activities that usually give you pleasure?
C168 Question During that two-week period, did the loss of interest usually last all day long, most of the day, about half the day, or less than half the day?
C169 Question Did you feel this way every day, almost every day, or less often during the two weeks?
C170 Question During those two weeks, did you feel tired out or low on energy all the time?
C171 Question During those same two weeks, did you lose your appetite?
C172 Question Did your appetite increase during those same two weeks?
C173 Question During those same two weeks, did you have more trouble falling asleep than you usually do?
C174 Question Did that happen every night, nearly every night, or less often during those two weeks?
C175 Question During those two weeks, did you have more trouble concentrating than usual?
C176 Question Did you feel this way during that two-week period?
C177 Question Did you think a lot about death during those two weeks -- either your own, someone else's, or death in general?
C179 Question About how many weeks altogether - out of 52 - did you feel this way during the last 12 months?WEEKS
C180 Question MONTHS
C181 Question YEAR
C182 Question Think about the time when you had two weeks in a row when you felt this way. In what month was this during the last 12 months?
C183 Question HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE WITH ANSWERS IN SECTION C -- HEALTH?
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C001

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

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

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C002

Compared with your health when we last asked you in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, would you say that your health is better now, about the same, or worse?

COMPARED WITH YOUR HEALTH WHEN WE LAST ASKED YOU IN R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOUR HEALTH IS BETTER NOW, ABOUT THE SAME, OR WORSE?

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C005

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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If Has a doctor ever told you that you have high blood pressure or hypertension? = 1 YES or Has a doctor ever told you that you have high blood pressure or hypertension? = 3 »
 
   
 
C006

In order to lower your blood pressure, are you now taking any medication?

IN ORDER TO LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE, ARE YOU NOW TAKING ANY MEDICATION?

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C010

Has a doctor ever told you that you have diabetes or high blood sugar?

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE DIABETES OR HIGH BLOOD SUGAR?

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If Has a doctor ever told you that you have diabetes or high blood sugar? = 1 YES or Has a doctor ever told you that you have diabetes or high blood sugar? = 3 »
 
   
 
C214

In what year was your diabetes first diagnosed?

IN WHAT YEAR WAS YOUR DIABETES FIRST DIAGNOSED?

   
 
C011

In order to treat or control your [diabetes/blood sugar], are you now taking medication that you swallow?

IN ORDER TO TREAT OR CONTROL YOUR [DIABETES/BLOOD SUGAR], ARE YOU NOW TAKING MEDICATION THAT YOU SWALLOW?

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C012

Are you now using insulin shots or a pump?

ARE YOU NOW USING INSULIN SHOTS OR A PUMP?

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C236

Has a doctor ever recommended to you that you use insulin?

HAS A DOCTOR EVER RECOMMENDED TO YOU THAT YOU USE INSULIN?

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C018

Since we last asked R™s FIRST NAME (in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), had a doctor told R™s FIRST NAME that [he/she] had cancer or a malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancer?

SINCE WE LAST ASKED R™S FIRST NAME (IN R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), HAD A DOCTOR TOLD R™S FIRST NAME THAT [HE/SHE] HAD CANCER OR A MALIGNANT TUMOR, EXCLUDING MINOR SKIN CANCER?

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If Since we last asked R™s FIRST NAME (in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), had a doctor told R™s FIRST NAME that [he/she] had cancer or a malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancer? = 1 YES or Since we last asked R™s FIRST NAME (in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), had a doctor told R™s FIRST NAME that [he/she] had cancer or a malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancer? = 3 »
 
   
 
C019

Since [MONTH], [YEAR]/In the last two years before [her/his] death/Since then], had [she/he] seen a doctor about [her /his] cancer?

SINCE [MONTH], [YEAR]/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS BEFORE [HER/HIS] DEATH/SINCE THEN], HAD [SHE/HE] SEEN A DOCTOR ABOUT [HER /HIS] CANCER?

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C020

We want to know about any cancer treatment that may have taken place during the last two years. [Since [MONTH], [YEAR]/In the last two years before [her /his ] death], had [she/he] received any treatment for cancer?]

WE WANT TO KNOW ABOUT ANY CANCER TREATMENT THAT MAY HAVE TAKEN PLACE DURING THE LAST TWO YEARS. [SINCE [MONTH], [YEAR]/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS BEFORE [HER /HIS ] DEATH], HAD [SHE/HE] RECEIVED ANY TREATMENT FOR CANCER?]

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C023

Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, has the cancer gotten worse, better or stayed about the same?

SINCE R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, HAS THE CANCER GOTTEN WORSE, BETTER OR STAYED ABOUT THE SAME?

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C024

Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, has a doctor told you that you had a new cancer or malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancer?

SINCE R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, HAS A DOCTOR TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAD A NEW CANCER OR MALIGNANT TUMOR, EXCLUDING MINOR SKIN CANCER?

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If Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, has a doctor told you that you had a new cancer or malignant tumor, excluding minor skin cancer? = 1 YES »
 
       
     
C028

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

IN WHAT YEAR WAS YOUR (MOST RECENT) CANCER DIAGNOSED?

       
     
C029

In what month was that?

IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT?

       
C030

Has a doctor ever told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema?

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE SUCH AS CHRONIC BRONCHITIS OR EMPHYSEMA?

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If Has a doctor ever told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema? = 1 YES »
 
   
 
C031

Since then, has this condition gotten better, worse, or stayed about the same?

SINCE THEN, HAS THIS CONDITION GOTTEN BETTER, WORSE, OR STAYED ABOUT THE SAME?

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If Has a doctor ever told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema? = 1 YES or Has a doctor ever told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema? = 3 »
 
   
 
C032

Are you now taking medication or other treatment for your lung condition?

ARE YOU NOW TAKING MEDICATION OR OTHER TREATMENT FOR YOUR LUNG CONDITION?

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C033

Are you receiving oxygen for your lung condition?

ARE YOU RECEIVING OXYGEN FOR YOUR LUNG CONDITION?

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C034

Are you receiving physical or respiratory therapy for your lung condition?

ARE YOU RECEIVING PHYSICAL OR RESPIRATORY THERAPY FOR YOUR LUNG CONDITION?

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C036

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

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE 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 have had a heart attack, coronary heart disease, angina, congestive heart failure, or other heart problems? = 1 YES or Has a doctor ever told you that you have had a heart attack, coronary heart disease, angina, congestive heart failure, or other heart problems? = 3 »
 
   
 
C037

Are you now taking or carrying medication for your heart problem?

ARE YOU NOW TAKING OR CARRYING MEDICATION FOR YOUR HEART PROBLEM?

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C038

Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you seen a doctor for your heart problem?

SINCE R'S LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU SEEN A DOCTOR FOR YOUR HEART PROBLEM?

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If Are you now taking or carrying medication for your heart problem? != 5 or Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you seen a doctor for your heart problem? != 5 »
 
     
   
C039

Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, has this condition gotten better, worse, or stayed about the same?

SINCE R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, HAS THIS CONDITION GOTTEN BETTER, WORSE, OR STAYED ABOUT THE SAME?

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If Are you now taking or carrying medication for your heart problem? != 5 or Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you seen a doctor for your heart problem? != 5 or (OZ105 and OZ076 = REINTERVIEW) »
 
     
   
C040

Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you had a heart attack or myocardial infarction?

SINCE R'S LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU HAD A HEART ATTACK OR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION?

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If Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you had a heart attack or myocardial infarction? = 1 YES »
 
       
     
C041

Since then, have you seen a doctor in connection with your heart attack?

SINCE THEN, HAVE YOU SEEN A DOCTOR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR HEART ATTACK?

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C042

Are you now taking or carrying medication because of your heart attack?

ARE YOU NOW TAKING OR CARRYING MEDICATION BECAUSE OF YOUR HEART ATTACK?

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C043

In what year was your (most recent) heart attack?

IN WHAT YEAR WAS YOUR (MOST RECENT) HEART ATTACK?

       
     
If In what year was your (most recent) heart attack? = LESS THAN 2 YEARS AGO »
 
         
       
C044

In what month was that?

IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT?

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C045

Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you had any angina or chest pains due to your heart?

SINCE R'S LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU HAD ANY ANGINA OR CHEST PAINS DUE TO YOUR HEART?

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If Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you had any angina or chest pains due to your heart? = 1 YES »
 
       
     
C046

Are you now taking or carrying medications because of angina or chest pain?

ARE YOU NOW TAKING OR CARRYING MEDICATIONS BECAUSE OF ANGINA OR CHEST PAIN?

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C048

Since we last asked you, that is, since [R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/in the last two years], has a doctor told you that you have congestive heart failure?

SINCE WE LAST ASKED YOU, THAT IS, SINCE [R'S LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAS A DOCTOR TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE?

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If Since we last asked you, that is, since [R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/in the last two years], has a doctor told you that you have congestive heart failure? = 1 YES »
 
       
     
C049

Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you been admitted to the hospital overnight because of congestive heart failure?

SINCE R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU BEEN ADMITTED TO THE HOSPITAL OVERNIGHT BECAUSE OF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE?

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C050

Are you taking or carrying any medication for congestive heart failure?

ARE YOU TAKING OR CARRYING ANY MEDICATION FOR CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE?

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C051

Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you had a special test or treatment of your heart where tubes were inserted into your veins or arteries (cardiac catheterization, coronary angiogram, angioplasty, or bypass graft notation)?

SINCE R'S LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU HAD A SPECIAL TEST OR TREATMENT OF YOUR HEART WHERE TUBES WERE INSERTED INTO YOUR VEINS OR ARTERIES (CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION, CORONARY ANGIOGRAM, ANGIOPLASTY, OR BYPASS GRAFT NOTATION)?

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C052

Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you had surgery on your heart?

SINCE R'S LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU HAD SURGERY ON YOUR HEART?

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C053

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

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE HAD A STROKE?

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If Has a doctor ever told you that you have had a stroke? = 1 YES or Has a doctor ever told you that you have had a stroke? = 2 or Has a doctor ever told you that you have had a stroke? = 3 »
 
   
 
C054

Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you seen a doctor because of this or any other stroke?

SINCE R'S LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU SEEN A DOCTOR BECAUSE OF THIS OR ANY OTHER STROKE?

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C055

Do you still have any remaining problems because of your stroke(s)?

DO YOU STILL HAVE ANY REMAINING PROBLEMS BECAUSE OF YOUR STROKE(S)?

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If Since R's LAST IW [MONTH, ]YEAR/In the last two years], have you seen a doctor because of this or any other stroke? != 5 or Do you still have any remaining problems because of your stroke(s)? != 5 »
 
     
   
C060

Are you now taking any medications because of your stroke or its complications?

ARE YOU NOW TAKING ANY MEDICATIONS BECAUSE OF YOUR STROKE OR ITS COMPLICATIONS?

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C061

Are you receiving physical or occupational therapy because of your stroke or its complications?

ARE YOU RECEIVING PHYSICAL OR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY BECAUSE OF YOUR STROKE OR ITS COMPLICATIONS?

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C062

Since [MONTH], [YEAR], did a doctor tell [him/her] that [she/he] had another stroke?

SINCE [MONTH], [YEAR], DID A DOCTOR TELL [HIM/HER] THAT [SHE/HE] HAD ANOTHER STROKE?

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If Since [MONTH], [YEAR], did a doctor tell [him/her] that [she/he] had another stroke? = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
       
     
C064

In what year was your most recent stroke?

IN WHAT YEAR WAS YOUR MOST RECENT STROKE?

       
     
If In what year was your most recent stroke? = LESS THAN 2 YEARS AGO »
 
         
       
C063

In what month was that?

IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT?

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C065

Have you ever had or has a doctor ever told you that you have any emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD OR HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE ANY EMOTIONAL, NERVOUS, OR PSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS?

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If Have you ever had or has a doctor ever told you that you have any emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems? = 1 YES 5 NO ............ 4 NEVER HAD EMOTIONAL, NERVOUS OR PSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS (hidden) 6 HAD EMOTIONAL, NERVOUS OR PSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS BEFORE, BUT DO NOT HAVE or Have you ever had or has a doctor ever told you that you have any emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems? = 3 »
 
   
 
C067
   
C070

Since we last asked you (in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), have you had or has a doctor told you that you have arthritis or rheumatism?

SINCE WE LAST ASKED YOU (IN R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), HAVE YOU HAD OR HAS A DOCTOR TOLD YOU THAT YOU HAVE ARTHRITIS OR RHEUMATISM?

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If Since we last asked you (in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), have you had or has a doctor told you that you have arthritis or rheumatism? = 1 YES 5 NO ............ 4 NEVER HAD ARTHRITIS (hidden) 6 HAD ARTHRITIS BEFORE, BUT DO NOT HAVE IT NOW (hidden) or Since we last asked you (in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR), have you had or has a doctor told you that you have arthritis or rheumatism? = 3 »
 
   
 
C071

Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, has this arthritis gotten better, worse, or stayed about the same?

SINCE R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, HAS THIS ARTHRITIS GOTTEN BETTER, WORSE, OR STAYED ABOUT THE SAME?

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C076

Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had surgery or any joint replacement because of arthritis?

SINCE R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU HAD SURGERY OR ANY JOINT REPLACEMENT BECAUSE OF ARTHRITIS?

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If Since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had surgery or any joint replacement because of arthritis? = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
     
   
C218

Which did you have: joint replacement, surgery not involving joint replacement, or both?

WHICH DID YOU HAVE: JOINT REPLACEMENT, SURGERY NOT INVOLVING JOINT REPLACEMENT, OR BOTH?

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C077M
     
 
C219

Which type or types of arthritis do you have?

WHICH TYPE OR TYPES OF ARTHRITIS DO YOU HAVE?

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If C219=1 »
 
     
   
C220

Do you have rheumatoid arthritis?

DO YOU HAVE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS?

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C222

Do you have arthritis related to a previous injury?

DO YOU HAVE ARTHRITIS RELATED TO A PREVIOUS INJURY?

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C240

Have you ever had shingles?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD SHINGLES?

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If C242 != 2 »
 
     
   
C246

A vaccine for shingles has been available since 2006, and a second vaccine was more recently introduced. Have you ever had a vaccine for shingles?

A VACCINE FOR SHINGLES HAS BEEN AVAILABLE SINCE 2006, AND A SECOND VACCINE WAS MORE RECENTLY INTRODUCED. HAVE YOU EVER HAD A VACCINE FOR SHINGLES?

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If OA019 > 65 »
 
   
 
C079

Have you fallen down [since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/in the last two years]?

HAVE YOU FALLEN DOWN [SINCE R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS]?

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If Have you fallen down [since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/in the last two years]? = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
     
   
C080

How many times have you fallen [since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/in the last two years]?

HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU FALLEN [SINCE R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS]?

     
   
C081

In that fall/In any of these falls], did you injure yourself seriously enough to need medical treatment?

IN THAT FALL/IN ANY OF THESE FALLS], DID YOU INJURE YOURSELF SERIOUSLY ENOUGH TO NEED MEDICAL TREATMENT?

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C082

Have you ever fractured your hip?

HAVE YOU EVER FRACTURED YOUR HIP?

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C087

This might not be easy to talk about, but during the last 12 months, have you lost any amount of urine beyond your control?

THIS MIGHT NOT BE EASY TO TALK ABOUT, BUT DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, HAVE YOU LOST ANY AMOUNT OF URINE BEYOND YOUR CONTROL?

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If This might not be easy to talk about, but during the last 12 months, have you lost any amount of urine beyond your control? = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
   
 
C088

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?

   
 
If On about how many days in the last month have you lost any urine? was not answered »
 
     
   
C089

Was that more than 5 days? In the last month, have you lost any urine on more than 5 days?

WAS THAT MORE THAN 5 DAYS? IN THE LAST MONTH, HAVE YOU LOST ANY URINE ON MORE THAN 5 DAYS?

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If Was that more than 5 days? In the last month, have you lost any urine on more than 5 days? = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
       
     
C090

More than 15 days? In the last month, have you lost any urine on more than 15 days?

MORE THAN 15 DAYS? IN THE LAST MONTH, HAVE YOU LOST ANY URINE ON MORE THAN 15 DAYS?

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C095

Is your eyesight excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor using glasses or corrective lens as needed?

IS YOUR EYESIGHT EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR USING GLASSES OR CORRECTIVE LENS AS NEEDED?

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If Is your eyesight excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor using glasses or corrective lens as needed? != 6 »
 
   
 
C096

How good is your eyesight for seeing things at a distance, like recognizing a friend across the street, using glasses or corrective lens as needed?

HOW GOOD IS YOUR EYESIGHT FOR SEEING THINGS AT A DISTANCE, LIKE RECOGNIZING A FRIEND ACROSS THE STREET, USING GLASSES OR CORRECTIVE LENS AS NEEDED?

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C097

How good is your eyesight for seeing things up close, like reading ordinary newspaper print, using glasses or corrective lens as needed?

HOW GOOD IS YOUR EYESIGHT FOR SEEING THINGS UP CLOSE, LIKE READING ORDINARY NEWSPAPER PRINT, USING GLASSES OR CORRECTIVE LENS AS NEEDED?

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If OA019 > 65 »
 
   
 
C098

Have you ever had cataract surgery?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD CATARACT SURGERY?

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If Have you ever had cataract surgery? = 1 YES ............ 5 NO ............  »
 
     
   
C099

Have you had cataract surgery on both eyes, or just one?

HAVE YOU HAD CATARACT SURGERY ON BOTH EYES, OR JUST ONE?

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C100

Did the cataract surgery [on either eye] include implanting a lens?

DID THE CATARACT SURGERY [ON EITHER EYE] INCLUDE IMPLANTING A LENS?

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C101

Has a doctor ever treated you for glaucoma?

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TREATED YOU FOR GLAUCOMA?

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C237

Have you lost all of your upper and lower natural permanent teeth?

HAVE YOU LOST ALL OF YOUR UPPER AND LOWER NATURAL PERMANENT TEETH?

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If OZ090 != YES or C185 = 1 »
 
   
 
C102

Do you ever wear a hearing aid?

DO YOU EVER WEAR A HEARING AID?

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C103

Is your hearing excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

IS YOUR HEARING EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR?

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C083

How often do you have trouble falling asleep?

HOW OFTEN DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE FALLING ASLEEP?

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C084

How often do you have trouble because of waking up during the night?

HOW OFTEN DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE BECAUSE OF WAKING UP DURING THE NIGHT?

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C085

How often do you have trouble with waking up too early and not being able to fall asleep again?

HOW OFTEN DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE WITH WAKING UP TOO EARLY AND NOT BEING ABLE TO FALL ASLEEP AGAIN?

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C086

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

HOW OFTEN DO YOU FEEL REALLY RESTED WHEN YOU WAKE UP IN THE MORNING?

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C232
 
If C232 = 1 »
 
   
 
C233
   
C104

Are you often troubled with pain?

ARE YOU OFTEN TROUBLED WITH PAIN?

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If Are you often troubled with pain? = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
   
 
C105

How bad is the pain most of the time: mild, moderate or severe?

HOW BAD IS THE PAIN MOST OF THE TIME: MILD, MODERATE OR SEVERE?

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C106

Does the pain make it difficult for you to do your usual activities such as household chores or work?

DOES THE PAIN MAKE IT DIFFICULT FOR YOU TO DO YOUR USUAL ACTIVITIES SUCH AS HOUSEHOLD CHORES OR WORK?

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C107

Did [she/he] have any (other) major illnesses [since the time of our interview in [MONTH] [YEAR]?/in the two years preceding [her /his ]death?]

DID [SHE/HE] HAVE ANY (OTHER) MAJOR ILLNESSES [SINCE THE TIME OF OUR INTERVIEW IN [MONTH] [YEAR]?/IN THE TWO YEARS PRECEDING [HER /HIS ]DEATH?]

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If Did [she/he] have any (other) major illnesses [since the time of our interview in [MONTH] [YEAR]?/in the two years preceding [her /his ]death?] = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
   
 
C108
   
C109

Since we asked you last in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had: A flu shot?

SINCE WE ASKED YOU LAST IN R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU HAD: A FLU SHOT?

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C110

Since we asked you last in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had:) A blood test for cholesterol?

SINCE WE ASKED YOU LAST IN R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU HAD:) A BLOOD TEST FOR CHOLESTEROL?

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If OX060_R = FEOALE »
 
   
 
C112

Did you have a mammogram or x-ray of the breast, to search for cancer [since R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/in the last two years]?

DID YOU HAVE A MAMMOGRAM OR X-RAY OF THE BREAST, TO SEARCH FOR CANCER [SINCE R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS]?

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C113

[Since we asked you last in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had: A PAP smear?

[SINCE WE ASKED YOU LAST IN R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU HAD: A PAP SMEAR?

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If OA007 != 1 and OA009 = 1 »
 
     
   
C249

Have you ever had a hysterectomy, that is, surgery to remove your uterus or womb?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD A HYSTERECTOMY, THAT IS, SURGERY TO REMOVE YOUR UTERUS OR WOMB?

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C250

How old were you when you had your hysterectomy? AGE

HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU HAD YOUR HYSTERECTOMY? AGE

     
   
If How old were you when you had your hysterectomy? AGE > 45 »
 
       
     
C251

Did you have your hysterectomy after your last menstrual period, that is, after you went through menopause?

DID YOU HAVE YOUR HYSTERECTOMY AFTER YOUR LAST MENSTRUAL PERIOD, THAT IS, AFTER YOU WENT THROUGH MENOPAUSE?

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If OA019 <= 55 or Have you ever had a hysterectomy, that is, surgery to remove your uterus or womb? = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
         
       
C253

About how old were you when you finished going through menopause, that is, had your last menstrual period?

ABOUT HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU FINISHED GOING THROUGH MENOPAUSE, THAT IS, HAD YOUR LAST MENSTRUAL PERIOD?

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C252

Regarding menopause, do you think you are without a sign, just beginning, in the middle, near the end, or all through?

REGARDING MENOPAUSE, DO YOU THINK YOU ARE WITHOUT A SIGN, JUST BEGINNING, IN THE MIDDLE, NEAR THE END, OR ALL THROUGH?

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C253

About how old were you when you finished going through menopause, that is, had your last menstrual period?

ABOUT HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU FINISHED GOING THROUGH MENOPAUSE, THAT IS, HAD YOUR LAST MENSTRUAL PERIOD?

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C254

Were you older than age 50, younger than 50, or what?

WERE YOU OLDER THAN AGE 50, YOUNGER THAN 50, OR WHAT?

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C255

Were you older than age 45, younger than 45, or what?

WERE YOU OLDER THAN AGE 45, YOUNGER THAN 45, OR WHAT?

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C256

Were you older than age 55, younger than 55, or what?

WERE YOU OLDER THAN AGE 55, YOUNGER THAN 55, OR WHAT?

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If OX060_R = OALE »
 
   
 
C114

[Since we asked you last in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/In the last two years], have you had: A PSA blood test or other examination to screen for prostate cancer?

[SINCE WE ASKED YOU LAST IN R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS], HAVE YOU HAD: A PSA BLOOD TEST OR OTHER EXAMINATION TO SCREEN FOR PROSTATE CANCER?

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C223

How often do you take part in sports or activities that are vigorous, such as running or jogging, swimming, cycling, aerobics or gym workout, tennis, or digging with a spade or shovel?

HOW OFTEN DO YOU TAKE PART IN SPORTS OR ACTIVITIES THAT ARE VIGOROUS, SUCH AS RUNNING OR JOGGING, SWIMMING, CYCLING, AEROBICS OR GYM WORKOUT, TENNIS, OR DIGGING WITH A SPADE OR SHOVEL?

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C224

How often do you take part in sports or activities that are moderately energetic, such as gardening, cleaning the car, walking at a moderate pace, dancing, floor or stretching exercises?

HOW OFTEN DO YOU TAKE PART IN SPORTS OR ACTIVITIES THAT ARE MODERATELY ENERGETIC, SUCH AS GARDENING, CLEANING THE CAR, WALKING AT A MODERATE PACE, DANCING, FLOOR OR STRETCHING EXERCISES?

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C225

How often do you take part in sports or activities that are mildly energetic, such as vacuuming, laundry, home repairs?

HOW OFTEN DO YOU TAKE PART IN SPORTS OR ACTIVITIES THAT ARE MILDLY ENERGETIC, SUCH AS VACUUMING, LAUNDRY, HOME REPAIRS?

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C116

Have you ever smoked cigarettes?

HAVE YOU EVER SMOKED CIGARETTES?

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If Have you ever smoked cigarettes? = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
   
 
C117

Do you smoke cigarettes now?

DO YOU SMOKE CIGARETTES NOW?

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If Do you smoke cigarettes now? = 1 YES 5 NO  »
 
     
   
C118

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

ABOUT HOW MANY CIGARETTES DO YOU USUALLY SMOKE IN A DAY NOW?

     
   
If About how many cigarettes do you usually smoke in a day now? was assigned an EMPTY value »
 
       
     
C119
       
 
C120

About how old were you when you started smoking? AGE

ABOUT HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU STARTED SMOKING? AGE

   
 
If About how old were you when you started smoking? AGE != 95 »
 
     
   
BEGICOMBINE
     
   
C121

YEAR STARTED SMOKING

YEAR STARTED SMOKING

     
   
C122

STARTED SMOKING YEARS AGO

STARTED SMOKING YEARS AGO

     
   

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If About how old were you when you started smoking? AGE != 95 and Do you smoke cigarettes now? != 1 YES 5 NO  »
 
     
   
C123

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

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

     
   
If When you were smoking the most, about how many cigarettes did you usually smoke in a day? was assigned an EMPTY value »
 
       
     
C124
       
   
If When you were smoking the most, about how many cigarettes did you usually smoke in a day? != 995 »
 
       
     
C125

About how many years ago did you stop smoking?

ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS AGO DID YOU STOP SMOKING?

       
     
If About how many years ago did you stop smoking? was assigned an EMPTY value »
 
         
       
C126

YEAR STOPPED SMOKING

YEAR STOPPED SMOKING

         
       
If YEAR STOPPED SMOKING was assigned an EMPTY value »
 
           
         
C127

AGE WHEN STOPPED SMOKING

AGE WHEN STOPPED SMOKING

           
C128

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? = 1 YES 5 NO 3 [VOL] NEVER HAVE USED ALCOHOL  »
 
   
 
C129

In the last three months, on average, how many days per week have you had any alcohol to drink? DAYS

IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS, ON AVERAGE, HOW MANY DAYS PER WEEK HAVE YOU HAD ANY ALCOHOL TO DRINK? DAYS

   
 
If In the last three months, on average, how many days per week have you had any alcohol to drink? DAYS != 0 or In the last three months, on average, how many days per week have you had any alcohol to drink? DAYS was not answered »
 
     
   
C130

In the last three months, on the days you drink, about how many drinks do you have? NUMBER OF DRINKS

IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS, ON THE DAYS YOU DRINK, ABOUT HOW MANY DRINKS DO YOU HAVE? NUMBER OF DRINKS

     
   
C131

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

IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS, ON HOW MANY DAYS HAVE YOU HAD FOUR OR MORE DRINKS ON ONE OCCASION? NUMBER OF DAYS

     
If Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, or liquor? != 1 YES 5 NO 3 [VOL] NEVER HAVE USED ALCOHOL  »
 
   
 
C134

In your entire life, have you had at least 12 drinks of any type of alcoholic beverage?

IN YOUR ENTIRE LIFE, HAVE YOU HAD AT LEAST 12 DRINKS OF ANY TYPE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE?

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If In your entire life, have you had at least 12 drinks of any type of alcoholic beverage? = 1 YES 2 YES, assigned a value of BASED ON PRIOR REPORT ............ 5 NO ............ 6 NO, assigned a value of BASED ON PRIOR REPORT ............ 8 DK ............ 9 RF ............  »
 
     
   
C135

Have you ever felt that you should cut down on drinking?

HAVE YOU EVER FELT THAT YOU SHOULD CUT DOWN ON DRINKING?

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If Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, or liquor? = 1 YES 5 NO 3 [VOL] NEVER HAVE USED ALCOHOL or In your entire life, have you had at least 12 drinks of any type of alcoholic beverage? = 1 YES 2 YES, assigned a value of BASED ON PRIOR REPORT ............ 5 NO ............ 6 NO, assigned a value of BASED ON PRIOR REPORT ............ 8 DK ............ 9 RF ............  »
 
   
 
C136

Have people ever annoyed you by criticizing your drinking?

HAVE PEOPLE EVER ANNOYED YOU BY CRITICIZING YOUR DRINKING?

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C137

Have you ever felt bad or guilty about drinking?

HAVE YOU EVER FELT BAD OR GUILTY ABOUT DRINKING?

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C138

Have you ever taken a drink first thing in the morning to steady your nerves or get rid of a hangover?

HAVE YOU EVER TAKEN A DRINK FIRST THING IN THE MORNING TO STEADY YOUR NERVES OR GET RID OF A HANGOVER?

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C139

About how much do you weigh? POUNDS

ABOUT HOW MUCH DO YOU WEIGH? POUNDS

 
C140

Have you gained or lost ten or more pounds in the last 2 years?

HAVE YOU GAINED OR LOST TEN OR MORE POUNDS IN THE LAST 2 YEARS?

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C226

Do not include weight during pregnancy. POUNDS

DO NOT INCLUDE WEIGHT DURING PREGNANCY. POUNDS

 
If Do not include weight during pregnancy. POUNDS was answered »
 
   
 
C228

How old were you then? (If you don't know your exact age, please make your best guess.) AGE

HOW OLD WERE YOU THEN? (IF YOU DON'T KNOW YOUR EXACT AGE, PLEASE MAKE YOUR BEST GUESS.) AGE

   
C141

About how tall are you?

ABOUT HOW TALL ARE YOU?

 
If About how tall are you? was answered »
 
   
 
C142

About how tall are you? INCHES

ABOUT HOW TALL ARE YOU? INCHES

   
C143

Have you had any of the following persistent or troublesome problems?

HAVE YOU HAD ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PERSISTENT OR TROUBLESOME PROBLEMS?

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C144

Shortness of breath while awake?

SHORTNESS OF BREATH WHILE AWAKE?

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C145

Persistent dizziness or lightheadedness?

PERSISTENT DIZZINESS OR LIGHTHEADEDNESS?

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C146

Back pain or problems?

BACK PAIN OR PROBLEMS?

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C147

Have you had persistent headaches?

HAVE YOU HAD PERSISTENT HEADACHES?

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C148

Severe fatigue or exhaustion?

SEVERE FATIGUE OR EXHAUSTION?

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C149

Persistent wheezing, cough, or bringing up phlegm?

PERSISTENT WHEEZING, COUGH, OR BRINGING UP PHLEGM?

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C229

Aside from any hospital or nursing home stays, about how many days did you stay in bed more than half the day because of illness or injury during the last month? DAYS

ASIDE FROM ANY HOSPITAL OR NURSING HOME STAYS, ABOUT HOW MANY DAYS DID YOU STAY IN BED MORE THAN HALF THE DAY BECAUSE OF ILLNESS OR INJURY DURING THE LAST MONTH? DAYS

 
C150

During the last 12 months, was there ever a time when you felt sad, blue, or depressed for two weeks or more in a row?

DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, WAS THERE EVER A TIME WHEN YOU FELT SAD, BLUE, OR DEPRESSED FOR TWO WEEKS OR MORE IN A ROW?

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If During the last 12 months, was there ever a time when you felt sad, blue, or depressed for two weeks or more in a row? = 1 YES 5 NO ............ 3 [VOL] DID NOT FEEL DEPRESSED BECAUSE ON ANTI-DEPRESSANT MEDICATION ............  »
 
   
 
C151

During that time did the feelings of being sad, blue, or depressed usually last all day long, most of the day, about half the day, or less than half the day?

DURING THAT TIME DID THE FEELINGS OF BEING SAD, BLUE, OR DEPRESSED USUALLY LAST ALL DAY LONG, MOST OF THE DAY, ABOUT HALF THE DAY, OR LESS THAN HALF THE DAY?

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If During that time did the feelings of being sad, blue, or depressed usually last all day long, most of the day, about half the day, or less than half the day? = 1 ALL DAY LONG 2 MOST OF THE DAY 3 ABOUT HALF THE DAY ............ 4 LESS THAN HALF THE DAY ............ or During that time did the feelings of being sad, blue, or depressed usually last all day long, most of the day, about half the day, or less than half the day? = 2 »
 
     
   
C152

During those two weeks, did you feel this way every day, almost every day, or less often than that?

DURING THOSE TWO WEEKS, DID YOU FEEL THIS WAY EVERY DAY, ALMOST EVERY DAY, OR LESS OFTEN THAN THAT?

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If During those two weeks, did you feel this way every day, almost every day, or less often than that? = 1 EVERY DAY 2 ALMOST EVERY DAY 3 LESS OFTEN ............ or During those two weeks, did you feel this way every day, almost every day, or less often than that? = 2 »
 
       
     
C153

During those two weeks, did you lose more interest in things than is usual for you?

DURING THOSE TWO WEEKS, DID YOU LOSE MORE INTEREST IN THINGS THAN IS USUAL FOR YOU?

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C154

Thinking about those same two weeks, did you ever feel more tired out or low in energy than is usual for you?

THINKING ABOUT THOSE SAME TWO WEEKS, DID YOU EVER FEEL MORE TIRED OUT OR LOW IN ENERGY THAN IS USUAL FOR YOU?

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C155

During those same two weeks, did you lose your appetite?

DURING THOSE SAME TWO WEEKS, DID YOU LOSE YOUR APPETITE?

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If During those same two weeks, did you lose your appetite? != 1 YES ............ 5 NO  »
 
         
       
C156

Did your appetite increase during those same two weeks?

DID YOUR APPETITE INCREASE DURING THOSE SAME TWO WEEKS?

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C157

Did you have more trouble falling asleep than you usually do during those two weeks?

DID YOU HAVE MORE TROUBLE FALLING ASLEEP THAN YOU USUALLY DO DURING THOSE TWO WEEKS?

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If Did you have more trouble falling asleep than you usually do during those two weeks? = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
         
       
C158

Did that happen every night, nearly every night, or less often during those two weeks?

DID THAT HAPPEN EVERY NIGHT, NEARLY EVERY NIGHT, OR LESS OFTEN DURING THOSE TWO WEEKS?

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C159

During that same two-week period, did you have a lot more trouble concentrating than usual?

DURING THAT SAME TWO-WEEK PERIOD, DID YOU HAVE A LOT MORE TROUBLE CONCENTRATING THAN USUAL?

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C160

People sometimes feel down on themselves, and no good or worthless. During that two-week period, did you feel this way?

PEOPLE SOMETIMES FEEL DOWN ON THEMSELVES, AND NO GOOD OR WORTHLESS. DURING THAT TWO-WEEK PERIOD, DID YOU FEEL THIS WAY?

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C161

Did you think a lot about death -- either your own, someone else's, or death in general -- during those two weeks?

DID YOU THINK A LOT ABOUT DEATH -- EITHER YOUR OWN, SOMEONE ELSE'S, OR DEATH IN GENERAL -- DURING THOSE TWO WEEKS?

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C163

About how many weeks altogether -- out of 52 -- did you feel this way during the last 12 months? WEEKS

ABOUT HOW MANY WEEKS ALTOGETHER -- OUT OF 52 -- DID YOU FEEL THIS WAY DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS? WEEKS

         
       
C164

MONTHS

MONTHS

         
       
C165

YEAR

YEAR

         
       

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If About how many weeks altogether -- out of 52 -- did you feel this way during the last 12 months? WEEKS != 52 and MONTHS != 12 and YEAR != 1 »
 
           
         
C166

In what month was this during the last 12 months?

IN WHAT MONTH WAS THIS DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS?

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If About how many weeks altogether -- out of 52 -- did you feel this way during the last 12 months? WEEKS != 52 and MONTHS != 12 and YEAR != 1 and During those two weeks, did you feel this way every day, almost every day, or less often than that? != 1 EVERY DAY 2 ALMOST EVERY DAY 3 LESS OFTEN ............ and During those two weeks, did you feel this way every day, almost every day, or less often than that? != 2 and During that time did the feelings of being sad, blue, or depressed usually last all day long, most of the day, about half the day, or less than half the day? != 1 ALL DAY LONG 2 MOST OF THE DAY 3 ABOUT HALF THE DAY ............ 4 LESS THAN HALF THE DAY ............ and During that time did the feelings of being sad, blue, or depressed usually last all day long, most of the day, about half the day, or less than half the day? != 2 »
 
   
 
C167

During the last 12 months, was there ever a time lasting two weeks or more when you lost interest in most things like hobbies, work, or activities that usually give you pleasure?

DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS, WAS THERE EVER A TIME LASTING TWO WEEKS OR MORE WHEN YOU LOST INTEREST IN MOST THINGS LIKE HOBBIES, WORK, OR ACTIVITIES THAT USUALLY GIVE YOU PLEASURE?

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If During the last 12 months, was there ever a time lasting two weeks or more when you lost interest in most things like hobbies, work, or activities that usually give you pleasure? = 1 YES 5 NO ............ 3 [VOL] NOT FEEL LOSS OF INTEREST BECAUSE ON ANTI DEPRESSANT MEDICATION .............  »
 
     
   
C168

During that two-week period, did the loss of interest usually last all day long, most of the day, about half the day, or less than half the day?

DURING THAT TWO-WEEK PERIOD, DID THE LOSS OF INTEREST USUALLY LAST ALL DAY LONG, MOST OF THE DAY, ABOUT HALF THE DAY, OR LESS THAN HALF THE DAY?

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If During that two-week period, did the loss of interest usually last all day long, most of the day, about half the day, or less than half the day? = 1 ALL DAY LONG 2 MOST OF THE DAY 3 ABOUT HALF THE DAY ............ 4 LESS THAN HALF THE DAY ............ or During that two-week period, did the loss of interest usually last all day long, most of the day, about half the day, or less than half the day? = 2 »
 
       
     
C169

Did you feel this way every day, almost every day, or less often during the two weeks?

DID YOU FEEL THIS WAY EVERY DAY, ALMOST EVERY DAY, OR LESS OFTEN DURING THE TWO WEEKS?

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If Did you feel this way every day, almost every day, or less often during the two weeks? = 1 EVERY DAY 2 ALMOST EVERY DAY 3 LESS OFTEN ............ or Did you feel this way every day, almost every day, or less often during the two weeks? = 2 »
 
         
       
C170

During those two weeks, did you feel tired out or low on energy all the time?

DURING THOSE TWO WEEKS, DID YOU FEEL TIRED OUT OR LOW ON ENERGY ALL THE TIME?

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C171

During those same two weeks, did you lose your appetite?

DURING THOSE SAME TWO WEEKS, DID YOU LOSE YOUR APPETITE?

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If During those same two weeks, did you lose your appetite? != 1 YES ............ 5 NO  »
 
           
         
C172

Did your appetite increase during those same two weeks?

DID YOUR APPETITE INCREASE DURING THOSE SAME TWO WEEKS?

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C173

During those same two weeks, did you have more trouble falling asleep than you usually do?

DURING THOSE SAME TWO WEEKS, DID YOU HAVE MORE TROUBLE FALLING ASLEEP THAN YOU USUALLY DO?

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If During those same two weeks, did you have more trouble falling asleep than you usually do? = 1 YES 5 NO ............  »
 
           
         
C174

Did that happen every night, nearly every night, or less often during those two weeks?

DID THAT HAPPEN EVERY NIGHT, NEARLY EVERY NIGHT, OR LESS OFTEN DURING THOSE TWO WEEKS?

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C175

During those two weeks, did you have more trouble concentrating than usual?

DURING THOSE TWO WEEKS, DID YOU HAVE MORE TROUBLE CONCENTRATING THAN USUAL?

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C176

Did you feel this way during that two-week period?

DID YOU FEEL THIS WAY DURING THAT TWO-WEEK PERIOD?

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C177

Did you think a lot about death during those two weeks -- either your own, someone else's, or death in general?

DID YOU THINK A LOT ABOUT DEATH DURING THOSE TWO WEEKS -- EITHER YOUR OWN, SOMEONE ELSE'S, OR DEATH IN GENERAL?

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C179

About how many weeks altogether - out of 52 - did you feel this way during the last 12 months?WEEKS

ABOUT HOW MANY WEEKS ALTOGETHER - OUT OF 52 - DID YOU FEEL THIS WAY DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS?WEEKS

           
         
C180

MONTHS

MONTHS

           
         
C181

YEAR

YEAR

           
         

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If About how many weeks altogether - out of 52 - did you feel this way during the last 12 months?WEEKS != 52 and MONTHS != 12 and YEAR != 1 »
 
             
           
C182

Think about the time when you had two weeks in a row when you felt this way. In what month was this during the last 12 months?

THINK ABOUT THE TIME WHEN YOU HAD TWO WEEKS IN A ROW WHEN YOU FELT THIS WAY. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THIS DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS?

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C183

HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE WITH ANSWERS IN SECTION C -- HEALTH?

HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE WITH ANSWERS IN SECTION C -- HEALTH?

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C001
Next we have some questions about your health. Would you say your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

NEXT WE 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


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C002
Compared with your health when we last asked you in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, would you say that your health is better now, about the same, or worse?

COMPARED WITH YOUR HEALTH WHEN WE LAST ASKED YOU IN R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR, WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOUR HEALTH IS BETTER NOW, ABOUT THE SAME, OR WORSE?

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1 BETTER