Timeline Group label Sweep Group Sweep Title Participant age Starts Ends Scale Provision, Receipt, Need? Topic(s) Focus Informant: Multiple rater? Reporting Term Question(s) Response scale Standard instrument? Notes Physical Health Measures
Wave 18 BHPS-2133 January 2008 January 2009 ADLs - ability to complete Need; Participant Yes Current

Please look at this card and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own?

Doing the housework
Climbing stairs
Dressing yourself
Walking for at least 10 minutes.
(None of these) .


Problems or disability connected with: arms, legs, hands,
feet back, or neck (including arthritis and rheumatism)
Difficulty in seeing (other than needing
glasses to read normal size print).
Difficulty in hearing
Skin conditions/allergies
Chest/breathing problems, asthma, bronchitis
Heart/high blood pressure or blood circulation problems
Stomach/liver/kidneys or digestive problems
Anxiety, depression or bad nerves, psychiatric problems
Alcohol or drug related problems Epilepsy.
Migraine or frequent headaches
Other health problems (PLEASE GIVE DETAILS).

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