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F. Parents and Help to Parents
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Module F. Parents and Help to Parents of MHAS 2018
What was the final level of school your mother completed?
Has your mother ever worked or lived in the U.S.?
Is your mother alive now?
How old is your mother?
Because of a health problem, does your mother need any help with basic personal needs like dressing, eating, or bathing?
Can your mother be left alone for an hour or more?
How old was your mother when she died?
Did a doctor or medical personnel ever diagnose your mother with diabetes or a high blood sugar level?
What was the final level of school your father completed?
Has your father ever worked or lived in the U.S.?
Is your father alive now?
How old is your father?
Because of a health problem, does your father need any help with basic personal needs like dressing, eating or bathing?
Can your father be left alone for an hour or more?
How old was your father when he died?
Did a doctor or medical personnel ever diagnose your father with diabetes or high blood sugar level?
How many siblings who were born alive did you have?
Of your siblings who were born alive, how many are living now?
Has a doctor or medical personnel ever diagnosed one of your siblings with diabetes or high blood sugar level?
Not counting vacations or short trips, in the last two years (or ever) have any of your siblings worked or lived in the U.S.?
INTERVIEWER: (How many parents are alive)
In the last 2 years, have you (and/or your spouse) given financial assistance to your parent(s)? Include help to pay costs such as rent; exclude shared housing or shared meals.
In the last 2 years, did you (or your spouse) help your parents with basic personal activities such as dressing, eating, or bathing because of a health problem?
Was this help for at least 1 hour a week, or about 100 hours in the last 2 years?
Who received this help?
In the last 2 years, did any of your siblings (or their spouses) give financial assistance to your parents?
In the last 2 years, did any of your siblings (or their spouses) help your parents with basic personal activities such as dressing, eating or bathing because of a health problem?
Have you and one or more of your siblings agreed to share the responsibilities of personal care for your parents?
Have you and one or more of your siblings agreed to share the financial responsibilities for your parents?