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 12 UKHLS-1989 January 2020 January 2022 Health and welfare services used Receipt; Participant No Past year

Here is a list of some health and welfare services. Which of these services have you yourself made any use of in the last 12 months?

“1. Health visitor, district nurse
2. Home-help
3. Meals on wheels
4. Social worker or welfare officer
5. Chiropodist
6. Alternative medical practitioner
7. Psychotheratist
8. Speech therapist or occupational therapist
9. Physiotherapist
10. Hospital consultant/outpatients
11. Family planning clinic
97. Any other health or welfare services? 96. None of these”


1. Asthma
2. Arthritis
3. Congestive heart failure
4. Coronary heart disease
5. Angina
6. Heart attack or myocardial infarction
7. Stroke
8. Emphysema
11. Chronic bronchitis
21. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
10. Hypothyroidism or an under-active thyroid
12. Any kind of liver condition
13. Cancer or malignancy
14. Diabetes
15. Epilepsy
16. High blood pressure/hypertension
22. An emotional, nervous or psychiatric problem.
19. Multiple Sclerosis
20. H.I.V.
18. Other long standing/chronic condition
96. None of these

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