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-2138 January 2008 January 2009 ADLs - bathing and showering Need; Participant Yes Current

Do you usually manage to bath, shower or wash all over

Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?

Part 1:
On your own
Only with help from someone else.
or Not at all?

Part 2:
Very easy
Fairly easy
Fairly difficult
or Very difficult?


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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