EX. Experimental

EX. Experimental module of HRS 1992

Label Type Description
MA1A Question FIRST READING (LUNG TEST)
MA1B Question SECOND READING (LUNG TEST)
MA1C Question THIRD READING (LUNG TEST)
MA3A Question Interviewer opinion of understanding of lung test
MA3B Question Interviewer opinion of compliance with lung test
MA3C Question POSITION FOR LUNG TEST
MA4 Question For the second exercise, I am going to use this instrument (SHOW DYNAMOMETER) to test the strength of the hand that you feel is strongest. However, if you have had any surgery on your arm or hand in the last 3 months, you should not do this exercise. Have you had any such surgery in the last three months? [NOTE: If DK, try to clarify before marking DK box.]
MA5 Question Also, do you have pain or arthritis in your hand or wrist that would prevent you from giving a full effort? (If so, we'll skip this test.) [NOTE: If DK, try to clarify before marking DK box.]
MA6A Question FIRST TRY (GRIP TEST)
MA6B Question SECOND TRY (GRIP TEST)
MA6C Question THIRD TRY (GRIP TEST)
MA7A Question HAND USED
MA7B Question GRIP POSITION 2. 3.
MA7C Question R's POSITION
MA7D Question R's ARM/WRIST POSITION
MB1A Question Do you have any difficulty bathing or showering?
MB2A Question Is this because of a health or physical problem?
MB3A Question How much difficulty do you have bathing or showering?
MB1B Question Do you have any difficulty dressing?
MB2B Question Is this because of a health or physical problem?
MB3B Question How much difficulty do you have dressing?
MB1C Question Do you have any difficulty eating?
MB2C Question Is this because of a health or physical problem?
MB3C Question How much difficulty do you have eating?
MB1D Question Do you have any difficulty getting in and out of bed or chairs?
MB2D Question Is this because of a health or physical problem?
MB3D Question How much difficulty do you have getting in and out of bed or chairs?
MB1E Question Do you have any difficulty walking?
MB2E Question Is this because of a health or physical problem?
MB3E Question How much difficulty do you have walking?
MB1F Question Do you have any difficulty getting outside?
MB2F Question Is this because of a health or physical problem?
MB3F Question How much difficulty do you have getting outside?
MB1G Question Do you have any difficulty using the toilet, including getting to the toilet?
MB2G Question Is this because of a health or physical problem?
MB3G Question How much difficulty do you have using the toilet, including getting to the toilet?
MB4 Question Do you have any difficulty controlling your bowels?
MB5 Question Do you have any difficulty controlling urination?
MC1A Question Do you have any problem eating without the help of another person or special equipment?
MC1B Question Getting in or out of bed without help?
MC1C Question Getting in or out of chairs without help?
MC1D Question (Do you have any problem) walking around inside without help?
MC1E Question Going outside without the help of another person or special equipment?
MC1F Question Dressing without help?
MC1G Question (Do you have any problem) bathing without help?
MC1H Question Getting to the bathroom or using the toilet?
MC1J Question Do you have any accidents or any problem controlling bowel movements or urination?
MC2 Question INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT
MC3 Question You said that you have a problem [NOTE: Read activities marked 'yes' in MC1a-j]. Have you had (this problem/any of these problems) for 3 months or longer?
MC3A Question Do you expect that (this problem/any of these problems) will last for the next 3 months or longer?
MC3B Question Altogether, from beginning to end, will (this problem/any of these problems) have lasted 3 months or longer?
MD1A Question I am good at remembering names. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?)
MD1B Question I can remember things as well as always.
MD1C Question I am good at remembering the order that events occurred.
MD1D Question After I have read a book I have no difficulty remembering information from it.
MD1E Question The older I get the harder it is to remember clearly.
MD1F Question Sometimes I have trouble remembering where I have put things.
MD2 Question Now I have a few questions that are similar to others I've asked before. Do you have a physical, mental, or other health condition that has lasted for 6 or more months, and which limits the kind or amount of work you can do at a job?
MD2A Question Does it prevent you from working at a job altogether?
MD3 Question Because of a health condition that has lasted for 6 or more months, do you have any difficulty going outside your home alone, for example, to shop or visit a doctor's office?
MD4 Question Do you have any difficulty taking care of your own personal needs, such as bathing, dressing, or getting around inside your home?
ME1 Question On a scale where 0 equals dislike a great deal, 10 equals enjoy a great deal, and 5 equals neither like nor dislike, how much do you enjoy talking with friends or neighbors? [NOTE: Use same codes for V9063-V9068]
ME2 Question [ASK IF R WORKS:] Using the same scale, how much do you enjoy your job?
ME3 Question How much do you enjoy going out to movies, plays, or sports events?
ME4 Question Watching TV?
ME5 Question Doing volunteer work?
ME6 Question Grocery shopping?
ME7 Question How much do you enjoy doing housework?
MF1 Question INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT
MF2 Question What do you think are the chances that you could find a job with the same number of weekly hours as your present job, but one that pays 20 percent more per hour?
MF3 Question How about one with the same weekly hours that pays about the same as your present job?
MF4 Question And how about one that pays 20 percent less per hour than your present job?
MF5 Question Now suppose you tried to find a job with the same weekly hours and pay as your present job, but one that allowed you to work fewer weeks a year. What are your chances that you could find a job like your present job that would allow you to work only 40 weeks a year?
MF6 Question How about one allowing you to work only 26 weeks a year?
MF7 Question And how about one that lets you choose the number of weeks a year that you work?
MF8 Question Now, how about the chances that you could find a job with the same hourly pay as your present job, but one that allows you to work only six hours each day?
MF9 Question How about one that allows you to work only four hours each day?
MF10 Question And one that lets you choose the number of hours you work each day?
MF11A Question Fewer weeks a year?
MF11B Question Fewer hours a day?
MF12 Question Suppose your employer offered you a choice between being laid off or accepting a pay cut. If the pay cut were 5%, would you take the layoff or the pay cut? MF12a. [5% PAY CUT]
MF12B Question What if the pay cut were 10%?
MF12C Question 20%?
MF12D Question 40%?
MG1 Question INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT
MG2 Question INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT
MG3 Question We are interested in whether adult children have accurate information about their parents' health and finances. There is a lot of scientific interest in questions of this sort. Researchers don't know whether they can obtain reliable information about finances from people who are quite old and sometimes in poor health. We have already asked you about the health of your (mother/father/parents), and now would like to ask a few questions about their finances. With your permission, we would also like to ask your (mother/father/parents) the same questions, so that we can compare your answers to your parents' answers. Would you be willing to answer these questions?
MG4 Question [Does your (mother/father)/Do your parents] own a home? [IWER: If R asks 'which parent' (because R's parents are not married to each other), ask this and the following questions about R's father.]
MG4A Question About how much is it worth, after subtracting any debt owed on it?
MG5 Question [Does your (mother/father)/Do your parents] own any real estate (other than a home), or any part or all of a business or farm?
MG5A Question About how much is all of it worth, after subtracting any debt owed on it?
MG6 Question [Does your (mother/father)/Do your parents] have any financial assets like checking or savings accounts, money market funds, IRAs or Keogh accounts, stocks or mutual funds, corporate or government bonds, etc.?
MG6A Question About how much in total [does (she/he)/do they] have in such financial assets?
MG9094 Question Mother's state of residence [NOTE: The following has been recoded from state-level data to Census Region and Division data for reasons of confidentiality.] Northeast Region
MG9095 Question Father's state of residence [NOTE: The following has been recoded from state-level data to Census Region and Division data for reasons of confidentiality.] Northeast Region
MH1 Question INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT
MH2 Question Does your job require you to do repeated strenuous physical activities, such as lifting, pushing, or pulling heavy objects?
MH2AM Question During a typical work day, how many minutes or hours altogether do you spend doing strenuous physical activities? -- MINUTES
MH2AH Question During a typical work day, how many minutes or hours altogether do you spend doing strenuous physical activities? -- HOURS
MH3 Question Does your job require you to lift loads weighing more than 30 pounds?
MH3AM Question During a typical work day, how many minutes or hours altogether do you spend lifting loads weighing more than 30 pounds? -- MINUTES
MH3AH Question During a typical work day, how many minutes or hours altogether do you spend lifting loads weighing more than 30 pounds? -- HOURS
MH4 Question Does your job require you to do repeated bending, twisting, or reaching?
MH4A Question During a typical work day, how many minutes or hours altogether do you spend bending, twisting, or reaching? -- MINUTES
MH4AH Question During a typical work day, how many minutes or hours altogether do you spend bending, twisting, or reaching? -- HOURS
MH5 Question On this job, do you work with knives or other sharp cutting utensils?
MH5A Question During a typical work day, how many minutes or hours altogether do you spend working with knives or other sharp cutting utensils? -- MINUTES
MH5AH Question During a typical work day, how many minutes or hours altogether do you spend working with knives or other sharp cutting utensils? -- HOURS
MH6 Question On this job, do you drive a motor vehicle?
MH6A Question Is this vehicle a sedan, a truck, a tractor-trailer, or something else?
MH6BM Question During a typical work day, how many minutes or hours do you drive? -- MINUTES
MH6BH Question During a typical work day, how many minutes or hours do you drive? -- HOURS
MH7 Question At this job, are there any labor unions in your facility?
MH7A Question Are you represented by a labor union?
MH7B Question Is the union actively concerned about worker safety?
MH8 Question At this job, has your work place been inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) within the last year?
MH9 Question Have you changed jobs within the last year because of fear of injury?
MH10 Question Have you ever changed jobs because of fear of injury?
MJ1 Question On a scale where 0 equals absolutely no chance and 10 equals absolutely certain, what do you think are the chances that you will need long-term care in a nursing home at some point during your lifetime?
MJ2 Question INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT
MJ3 Question And what are the chances that your (husband/wife/ partner) will need long-term care in a nursing home at some point during their lifetime?
MJ4 Question What do you think are the chances that your (husband/wife/partner) will live to be age 75? 00. Absolutely no chance [Inap in V9123]
MJ5 Question And what are the chances that (he/she) will live to be age 85?
MJ6 Question When you reach age 65, do you expect to have medical care insurance provided by your [or your (husband's/ wife's/partner's)] employer or former employer?
MJ7A Question Will that insurance cover all, some, or none of the costs of: Doctors' visits? [NOTE: Use same codes for V9126-V9129]
MJ7B Question Will that insurance cover all, some, or none of the costs of: Hospital stays?
MJ7C Question Will that insurance cover all, some, or none of the costs of: Prescription drugs?
MJ7D Question Home health care (where a registered nurse comes to your home)?
MJ7E Question Long-term care in a nursing home (not a hospital)?
MJ8A Question Does Medicare cover all, some, or none of the costs of:Doctors' visits?
MJ9A Question IWER: CHECK IF R MENTIONS MEDICARE PART A OR B
MJ8B Question Does Medicare cover all, some, or none of the costs of:Hospital stays?
MJ9B Question IWER: CHECK IF R MENTIONS MEDICARE PART A OR B
MJ8C Question Does Medicare cover all, some, or none of the costs of:Prescription drugs?
MJ9C Question IWER: CHECK IF R MENTIONS MEDICARE PART A OR B
MJ8D Question Home health care (where a registered nurse comes to your home)?
MJ9D Question IWER: CHECK IF R MENTIONS MEDICARE PART A OR B
MJ8E Question Long-term care in a nursing home (not a hospital)?
MJ9E Question IWER: CHECK IF R MENTIONS MEDICARE PART A OR B
MJ10 Question INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT
MJ10A Question INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT
MJ11 Question Is private insurance available to cover the cost of (ITEM) that (your insurance and) Medicare will not pay for? MJ11d. Home health care.
MJ12 Question What is your best guess as to the monthly cost of a private insurance policy that would cover the complete cost of (ITEM)? MJ12d. Home health care.
MJ11E Question Long-term care in a nursing home.
MJ12EA Question Long-term care in a nursing home.
MJ13A Question Does Medicaid cover all, some, or none of the costs of: [IWER: Medicaid is called Medi-Cal in California.] Doctors' visits?
MJ13B Question Does Medicaid cover all, some, or none of the costs of: [IWER: Medicaid is called Medi-Cal in California.] Hospital stays?
MJ13C Question Does Medicaid cover all, some, or none of the costs of: [IWER: Medicaid is called Medi-Cal in California.] Prescription drugs?
MJ13D Question Home health care (where a registered nurse comes to your home?
MJ13E Question Does Medicaid cover all, some, or none of the costs of: [IWER: Medicaid is called Medi-Cal in California.] Long-term care in a nursing home (not a hospital)?
MJ14 Question Do you expect that you will be eligible for Medicaid benefits after you reach the age of 65?
MJ15A Question Are you in favor of...A national health insurance program in which all Americans are covered by health insurance, and the costs are paid by tax dollars. (Do you favor this, oppose this, or are you neutral?) [NOTE: Use same codes for V9153-V9155]
MJ15B Question Are you in favor of...Extension of Medicare to cover all costs of nursing home care as well as home health care, with Medicare recipients paying the full cost in the form of additional fees proportional to income.
MJ15C Question Are you in favor of...A government subsidy from general tax revenues to make the cost of nursing home insurance more affordable to the average citizen.
MJ15D Question Are you in favor of...A plan in which health insurance premiums can be deducted from or taken as a credit against income taxes, thus lowering the cost of health insurance.
MK1 Question [GIVE CARD I TO R.] Card I contains several possible patterns of monthly spending before retirement, the striped bars, and after retirement, the solid black bars. By saving part of your income before retirement, you can have more to spend after retirement, as in choice E. Or you could borrow and spend more before retirement, spending less and repaying the loan after retirement, as in choice A. Or you could just spend your income each month, as in choice C. Thus you can afford any of the spending patterns shown on Card I. Which pattern do you like the most?
MK2 Question [GIVE CARD II TO R.] Here are the same patterns as before, with two additional choices. Which do you prefer?
MK3 Question GIVE CARD III TO THOSE WHO CHOSE ALTERNATIVE C, THEN SAY: Here is another card with 5 more choices that are fairly close to the one you just chose. Again, assume that you can afford any of the spending patterns shown on the card. Which one do you prefer?
MK4 Question [GIVE CARD IV TO R.] Here is another card with 5 more spending patterns for before and after retirement. As before, by saving part of your income before retirement, you can have more to spend after retirement. Assuming that you can afford any of the spending patterns shown on Card IV, which pattern do you like the most?
MK4A Question Which spending pattern would be your second choice?
MK5 Question [GIVE CARD V TO R.] Finally, this is the last card with spending patterns. Which do you prefer?
MK5A Question Which spending pattern would be your second choice?
HHID System generated HOUSEHOLD IDENTIFIER
PN System generated PERSON NUMBER
ASUBHH System generated 1992 SUB-HOUSEHOLD IDENTIFIER
APN_SP System generated 1992 SPOUSEPUT PARTNER PERSON NUMBER
AFAMR System generated 1992 WHETHER FAMILY RESPONDENT
AFINR System generated 1992 WHETHER FINANCIAL RESPONDENT
V1 System generated CASE ID: WAVE 1
V2 System generated FS4:HOUSEHOLD ID #
V3 System generated FS:MATCH NUMBER
V11 System generated WGT:SAMPLING WEIGHT
V12 System generated WGT:SE STRATUM
V13 System generated WGT:SECU
V14 System generated WGT:HOUSEHOLD ANALYSIS
V15 System generated WGT:PERSON LEVEL ANALYSI
AVERSION System generated DATA RELEASE VERSION
V9057 System generated MODD:REMEMBERING STORAGE