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 7 UKHLS-2075 January 2015 January 2017 Personal budget - eligibility local authority Receipt; Participant No Currently

This card describes a Personal Budget that your local authority may have allocated for you. Have you been allocated a Personal Budget?

Web Interview:
Where the local authority finds that you are eligible for support for your social care needs, your Personal Budget is the amount they calculate is needed to meet these. This might cover the full cost of your social care or part of it. Have you been allocated a Personal Budget?

1. Yes
2. No


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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