LB. Leave-behind Questionnaires (respondent)

Module LB. Leave-behind Questionnaires (respondent) of HRS 2018

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Q1-1 Question Care for a sick or disabled adult?
Q1-2 Question Do activities with grandchildren, nieces/ nephews, or neighborhood children?
Q1-3 Question Do volunteer work with children or young people?
Q1-4 Question Do any other volunteer or charity work?
Q1-5 Question Attend an educational or training course?
Q1-6 Question Go to a sport, social, or other club?
Q1-7 Question Attend meetings of non-religious organizations, such as political, community, or other interest groups?
Q1-8 Question Pray privately in places other than a church or synagogue?
Q1-9 Question Read books, magazines, or newspapers?
Q1-10 Question Watch television?
Q1-11 Question Do word games such as crossword puzzles or Scrabble?
Q1-12 Question Play cards or games such as chess?
Q1-13 Question Do writing (such as letters, stories, or journal entries)?
Q1-14 Question Use a computer for e-mail, Internet or other tasks?
Q1-15 Question Do home or car maintenance or gardening?
Q1-16 Question Bake or cook something special?
Q1-17 Question Make clothes, knit, embroider, etc.?
Q1-18 Question Work on a hobby or project?
Q1-19 Question Play sports or exercise?
Q1-20 Question Walk for 20 minutes or more?
Q1-21 Question Participate in a local community arts group such as a choir, dance, photography, theatre, or music group?
Q2-1 Question In most ways my life is close to ideal.
Q2-2 Question The conditions of my life are excellent.
Q2-3 Question I am satisfied with my life.
Q2-4 Question So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life.
Q2-5 Question If I could live my life again, I would change almost nothing.
Q3 Question Do you have a husband, wife, or partner with whom you live? (Mark (X) one.)
Q4-1 Question How much do they really understand the way you feel about things?
Q4-2 Question How much can you rely on them if you have a serious problem?
Q4-3 Question How much can you open up to them if you need to talk about your worries?
Q4-4 Question How often do they make too many demands on you?
Q4-5 Question How much do they criticize you?
Q4-6 Question How much do they let you down when you are counting on them?
Q4-7 Question How much do they get on your nerves?
Q5 Question How close is your relationship with your partner or spouse?
Q5a Question Overall, how enjoyable is the time you spend together with your spouse/partner? (Mark (X) one.)
Q5b Question In your free time, do you and your spouse mostly do things together or separately?
Q6 Question Do you have any living children?
Q7-1 Question How much do they really understand the way you feel about things?
Q7-2 Question How much can you rely on them if you have a serious problem?
Q7-3 Question How much can you open up to them if you need to talk about your worries?
Q7-4 Question How often do they make too many demands on you?
Q7-5 Question How much do they criticize you?
Q7-6 Question How much do they let you down when you are counting on them?
Q7-7 Question How much do they get on your nerves?
Q8-1 Question Meet up (include both arranged and chance meetings)
Q8-2 Question Speak on the phone
Q8-3 Question Write or email
Q8-4 Question Communicate by Skype, Facebook, or other social media
Q9 Question How many of your children would you say you have a close relationship with?
Q10 Question Do you have any OTHER IMMEDIATE FAMILY, for example, any brothers or sisters, parents, cousins or grandchildren?
Q11 Question How much do they really understand the way you feel about things?
Q11-2 Question How much can you rely on them if you have a serious problem?
Q11-3 Question How much can you open up to them if you need to talk about your worries?
Q11-4 Question How often do they make too many demands on you?
Q11-5 Question How much do they criticize you?
Q11-6 Question How much do they let you down when you are counting on them?
Q11-7 Question How much do they get on your nerves?
Q12-1 Question Meet up (include both arranged and chance meetings)
Q12-2 Question Speak on the phone
Q12-3 Question Write or email
Q12-4 Question Communicate by Skype, Facebook, or other social media
Q13 Question How many of these family members would you say you have a close relationship with? (Please write a number in the box.)
Q13a Question Besides the people living with you, do you have any relatives living in your neighborhood?
Q14 Question Do you have any friends?
Q15-1 Question How much do they really understand the way you feel about things?
Q15-2 Question How much can you rely on them if you have a serious problem?
Q15-3 Question How much can you open up to them if you need to talk about your worries?
Q15-4 Question How often do they make too many demands on you?
Q15-5 Question How much do they criticize you?
Q15-6 Question How much do they let you down when you are counting on them?
Q15-7 Question How much do they get on your nerves?
Q16-1 Question Meet up (include both arranged and chance meetings)
Q16-2 Question Speak on the phone
Q16-3 Question Write or email
Q16-4 Question Communicate by Skype, Facebook, or other social media
Q17 Question How many of your friends would you say you have a close relationship with? (Please write a number in the box.)
Q17a Question Do you have any good friends living in your neighborhood?
Q18-1 Question Most people dislike putting themselves out to help other people
Q18-2 Question Most people will use somewhat unfair means to gain profit or an advantage rather than lose it.
Q18-3 Question No one cares much what happens to you.
Q18-4 Question I think most people would lie in order to get ahead.
Q18-5 Question I commonly wonder what hidden reasons another person may have for doing something nice for me.
Q18-6 Question If something can go wrong for me, it will.
Q18-7 Question I’m always optimistic about my future.
Q18-8 Question In uncertain times, I usually expect the best.
Q18-9 Question Overall, I expect more good things to happen to me than bad.
Q18-10 Question I hardly ever expect things to go my way.
Q18-11 Question I rarely count on good things happening to me.
Q18-12 Question I feel it is impossible for me to reach the goals that I would like to strive for.
Q18-13 Question The future seems hopeless to me and I can’t believe that things are changing for the better.
Q18-14 Question I don’t expect to get what I really want.
Q18-15 Question There’s no use in really trying to get something I want because I probably won’t get it.
Q19-1 Question You lack companionship?
Q19-2 Question Left out?
Q19-3 Question Isolated from others?
Q19-4 Question That you are “in tune” with the people around you?
Q19-5 Question Alone?
Q19-6 Question That there are people you can talk to?
Q19-7 Question That there are people you can turn to?
Q19-8 Question That there are people who really understand you?
Q19-9 Question That there are people you feel close to?
Q19-10 Question Part of a group of friends?
Q19-11 Question That you have a lot in common with the people around you?
Q21-1 Question I often feel helpless in dealing with the problems of life.
Q21-2 Question Other people determine most of what I can and cannot do.
Q21-3 Question What happens in my life is often beyond my control.
Q21-4 Question I have little control over the things that happen to me.
Q21-5 Question There is really no way I can solve the problems I have.
Q22-1 Question I can do just about anything I really set my mind to.
Q22-2 Question When I really want to do something, I usually find a way to succeed at it.
Q22-3 Question Whether or not I am able to get what I want is in my own hands
Q22-4 Question What happens to me in the future mostly depends on me.
Q22-5 Question I can do the things that I want to do.
Q23 Question Using a 0 to 10 scale where 0 means “no control at all” and 10 means “very much control,” how would you rate the amount of control you have over your health these days?
Q24 Question Using a 0 to 10 scale where 0 means “no control at all” and 10 means “very much control,” how would you rate the amount of control you have over your social life these days?
Q25 Question Using a 0 to 10 scale where 0 means “no control at all” and 10 means “very much control,” how would you rate the amount of control you have over your financial situation these days?
Q25a Question Has the amount of control you have over your financial situation changed in the last year?
Q25b Question How confident are you filling out medical forms by yourself?
Q26-1 Question Afraid?
Q26-2 Question Upset?
Q26-3 Question Determined?
Q26-4 Question Enthusiastic?
Q26-5 Question Guilty?
Q26-6 Question Active?
Q26-7 Question Proud?
Q26-8 Question Interested?
Q26-9 Question Scared?
Q26-10 Question Frustrated?
Q26-11 Question Happy?
Q26-12 Question Bored?
Q26-13 Question Hostile?
Q26-14 Question Jittery?
Q26-15 Question Ashamed?
Q26-16 Question Attentive?
Q26-17 Question Content?
Q26-18 Question Nervous?
Q26-19 Question Sad?
Q26-20 Question Inspired?
Q26-21 Question Hopeful?
Q26-22 Question Alert?
Q26-23 Question Distressed?
Q26-24 Question Calm?
Q26-25 Question Excited?
Q27-1 Question I believe in a God who watches over me.
Q27-2 Question The events in my life unfold according to a divine or greater plan.
Q27-3 Question I try hard to carry my religious beliefs over into all my other dealings in life.
Q27-4 Question I find strength and comfort in my religion.
Q28a Question Many people feel older or younger than they actually are. What age do you feel? (Write in a number.)
Q28b-1 Question Things keep getting worse as I get older.
Q28b-2 Question I have as much pep as I did last year.
Q28b-3 Question The older I get, the more useless I feel.
Q28b-4 Question I am as happy now as I was when I was younger.
Q28b-5 Question As I get older, things are better than I thought they would be.
Q28b-6 Question So far, I am satisfied with the way that I am aging.
Q28b-7 Question The older I get, the more I have had to stop doing things that I liked.
Q28b-8 Question Getting older has brought with it many things that I do not like.
Q29-1 Question You are treated with less courtesy or respect than other people.
Q29-2 Question You receive poorer service than other people at restaurants or stores.
Q29-3 Question People act as if they think you are not smart.
Q29-4 Question People act as if they are afraid of you.
Q29-5 Question You are threatened or harassed.
Q29-6 Question You receive poorer service or treatment than other people from doctors or hospitals.
Q30 Question If any of the above (in Q29.) have happened to you, what do you think were the reasons WHY these experiences happened to you? (Mark (X) all that apply.)
Q31-1 Question Outgoing
Q31-2 Question Helpful
Q31-3 Question Reckless
Q31-4 Question Moody
Q31-5 Question Organized
Q31-6 Question Friendly
Q31-7 Question Warm
Q31-8 Question Worrying
Q31-9 Question Responsible
Q31-10 Question Lively
Q31-11 Question Caring
Q31-12 Question Nervous
Q31-13 Question Creative
Q31-14 Question Hardworking
Q31-15 Question Imaginative
Q31-16 Question Softhearted
Q31-17 Question Calm
Q31-18 Question Self-disciplined
Q31-19 Question Intelligent
Q31-20 Question Curious
Q31-21 Question Active
Q31-22 Question Careless
Q31-23 Question Broad-minded
Q31-24 Question Impulsive
Q31-25 Question Sympathetic
Q31-26 Question Cautious
Q31-27 Question Talkative
Q31-28 Question Sophisticated
Q31-29 Question Adventurous
Q31-30 Question Thorough
Q31-31 Question Thrifty
Q32a-1 Question I like to have the responsibility of handling a situation that requires a lot of thinking.
Q32a-2 Question I really enjoy a task that involves coming up with new solutions to problems.
Q32a-3 Question The notion of thinking abstractly is appealing to me.
Q32a-4 Question I would rather do something that requires little thought than something that is sure to challenge my thinking abilities.
Q32a-5 Question I try to anticipate and avoid situations where there is likely a chance I will have to think in depth about something.
Q32a-6 Question I only think as hard as I have to.
Q33-1 Question I enjoy making plans for the future and working to make them a reality.
Q33-2 Question My daily activities often seem trivial and unimportant to me.
Q33-3 Question I am an active person in carrying out the plans I set for myself.
Q33-4 Question I don’t have a good sense of what it is I’m trying to accomplish in life.
Q33-5 Question I sometimes feel as if I’ve done all there is to do in life.
Q33-6 Question I live life one day at a time and don’t really think about the future.
Q33-7 Question I have a sense of direction and purpose in my life.
Q34-1 Question The condition of the place where you live (house or apartment)?
Q34-2 Question The city or town you live in?
Q34-3 Question Your daily life and leisure activities?
Q34-4 Question Your family life?
Q34-5 Question Your present financial situation?
Q34-6 Question The total income of your household?
Q34-7 Question Your health?
Q34a-1 Question On the whole, I am satisfied with myself.
Q34a-2 Question At times I think I am no good at all.
Q34a-3 Question I feel that I have a number of good qualities.
Q34a-4 Question I am able to do things as well as most other people.
Q34a-5 Question I feel I do not have much to be proud of.
Q34a-6 Question I certainly feel useless at times.
Q34a-7 Question I feel that I’m a person of worth, at least on an equal plane with others.
Q34a-8 Question I wish I could have more respect for myself.
Q34a-9 Question All in all, I am inclined to feel that I am a failure.
Q34a-10 Question I take a positive attitude toward myself.
Q35 Question How difficult is it for (you/your family) to meet monthly payments on (your/your family’s) bills?
Q35a-1 Question Ongoing health problems (in yourself)
Q35a-2 Question Ongoing physical or emotional problems (in spouse or child)
Q35a-3 Question Ongoing problems with alcohol or drug use in family member
Q35a-4 Question Ongoing difficulties at work
Q35a-5 Question Ongoing financial strain
Q35a-6 Question Ongoing housing problems
Q35a-7 Question Ongoing problems in a close relationship
Q35a-8 Question Helping at least one sick, limited, or frail family member or friend on a regular basis
Q35b-1 Question Been upset because of something that happened unexpectedly?
Q35b-2 Question Felt that you were unable to control the important things in your life?
Q35b-3 Question Felt nervous and “stressed”?
Q35b-4 Question Felt confident about your ability to handle your personal problems?
Q35b-5 Question Felt that things were going your way?
Q35b-6 Question Found that you could not cope with all the things that you had to do?
Q35b-7 Question Been able to control irritations in your life?
Q35b-8 Question Felt that you were on top of things?
Q35b-9 Question Been angered because of things that were outside of your control?
Q35b-10 Question Felt difficulties were piling up so high that you could not overcome them?
Q35c-1 Question I had fear of the worst happening.
Q35c-2 Question I was nervous.
Q35c-3 Question I felt my hands trembling
Q35c-4 Question I had a fear of dying.
Q35c-5 Question I felt faint.
Q37 Question Has your position on the ladder changed within the last two years?
Q38 Question What day of the week was it yesterday? (Mark (X) one box.)
Q39 Question What was the date yesterday? (Please write a number in the boxes.)
Q40 Question What time did you wake up yesterday? [For example, if you woke up at 4:00 AM, please write 04 in the hour boxes, 00 in the minute boxes, and AM in the last boxes.]
Q41 Question What time did you go to sleep at the end of the day yesterday? [For example, if you went to sleep at 11:30 PM, please write 11 in the hour boxes, 30 in the minute boxes, and PM in the last boxes. Remember that midnight and later times are AM.]
Q42-1 Question Frustrated
Q42-2 Question Sad
Q42-3 Question Enthusiastic
Q42-4 Question Lonely
Q42-5 Question Content
Q42-6 Question Worried
Q42-7 Question Bored
Q42-8 Question Happy
Q42-9 Question Angry
Q42-10 Question Tired
Q42-11 Question Stressed
Q43 Question Yesterday, did you feel any pain?
Q44 Question Did you feel well-rested yesterday morning (that is you slept well the night before)?
Q45 Question How was your health yesterday
Q46 Question Was yesterday a normal day for you or did something unusual happen?
Q47 Question Yesterday, did you watch TV?
Q48 Question How much time did you spend watching TV yesterday? (For example, if you spent 1 and a half hours, write 01 in the hours boxes, and 30 in the minutes boxes.)
Q49-1 Question Happy
Q49-2 Question Interested
Q49-3 Question Frustrated
Q49-4 Question Sad
Q49-5 Question Content
Q49-6 Question Bored
Q49-7 Question Pain
Q50 Question Yesterday, did you work or volunteer? (Mark (X) one.)
Q51 Question How much time did you spend working or volunteering yesterday? [For example, if you spent 9 and a half hours, write 09 in the hours boxes and 30 in the minutes boxes.]
Q52-1 Question Happy
Q52-2 Question Interested
Q52-3 Question Frustrated
Q52-4 Question Sad
Q52-5 Question Content
Q52-6 Question Bored
Q52-7 Question Pain
Q53 Question Where did you work or volunteer yesterday? (Mark (X) one.)
Q54 Question Yesterday, did you walk or exercise? (Mark (X) one.)
Q55 Question How much time did you spend walking or exercising yesterday?
Q56-1 Question Happy
Q56-2 Question Interested
Q56-3 Question Frustrated
Q56-4 Question Sad
Q56-5 Question Content
Q56-6 Question Bored
Q56-7 Question Pain
Q57 Question Yesterday, did you do health-related activities other than walking or exercising (e.g., visiting a doctor, taking medications, doing treatments)?
Q58 Question How much time did you spend doing health-related activities yesterday?
Q59-1 Question Happy
Q59-2 Question Interested
Q59-3 Question Frustrated
Q59-4 Question Sad
Q59-5 Question Content
Q59-6 Question Bored
Q59-7 Question Pain
Q60 Question Yesterday, did you travel or commute (e.g., by car, train, bus)?
Q61 Question How much time did you spend traveling or commuting yesterday?
Q62-1 Question Happy
Q62-2 Question Interested
Q62-3 Question Frustrated
Q62-4 Question Sad
Q62-5 Question Content
Q62-6 Question Bored
Q62-7 Question Pain
Q63 Question Yesterday, did you socialize with friends, neighbors, or family (not counting your spouse or partner)?
Q64 Question How much time did you spend socializing with friends, neighbors, or family yesterday?
Q65-1 Question Happy
Q65-2 Question Interested
Q65-3 Question Frustrated
Q65-4 Question Sad
Q65-5 Question Content
Q65-6 Question Bored
Q65-7 Question Pain
Q66 Question Yesterday, did you spend time at home by yourself (without your spouse, partner, or anyone else present)?
Q67 Question How much time did you spend at home by yourself yesterday?
Q68 Question Happy
Q68-2 Question Interested
Q68-3 Question Frustrated
Q68-4 Question Sad
Q68-5 Question Content
Q68-6 Question Bored
Q68-7 Question Pain
Q69 Question PainYesterday, did you run errands (e.g., go shopping, get gas or supplies, pick up or deliver something)?
Q70 Question How much time did you spend running errands yesterday?
Q71-1 Question Happy
Q71-2 Question Interested
Q71-3 Question Frustrated
Q71-4 Question Sad
Q71-5 Question Content
Q71-6 Question Bored
Q71-7 Question Pain
Q72 Question Are you currently working? (Mark (X) one.)
Q73-1 Question You need the money?
Q73-2 Question You need health insurance?
Q75-1 Question My work schedule makes it difficult to fulfill personal responsibilities.
Q75-2 Question Because of my job, I don’t have the energy to do things with my family or other important people in my life.
Q75-3 Question Job worries or problems distract me when I am not at work.
Q75-4 Question My home life keeps me from getting work done on time on my job.
Q75-5 Question My family or personal life drains me of the energy I need to do my job.
Q75-6 Question I am preoccupied with personal responsibilities while I am at work.
Q75-7 Question My work leaves me enough time to attend to my personal responsibilities.
Q75-8 Question My work gives me energy to do things with my family and other important people in my life.
Q75-9 Question Because of my job, I am in a better mood at home.
Q75-10 Question My personal responsibilities leave me enough time to do my job.
Q75-11 Question My family or personal life gives me energy to do my job.
Q75-12 Question I am in a better mood at work because of my family or personal life.
Q76 Question All things considered, I am satisfied with my job.
Q77 Question Were the questions in this booklet answered by the person whose first name is written on the front cover? (Mark (X) one.)
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