Measurement Wizard


Health, Limitations

Limitations caused/related to health.


Below are 80 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • LIMITEDP from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • During the past 4 weeks, have you had any of the following problems with your work or other regular daily activities as a result of your physical health? -- Were limited in the kind of work or other activities (LIMITEDP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MODACT from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • The following questions are about activities you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in these activities? If so, how much? -- Moderate activities, such as moving a table, pushing a vacuum cleaner, bowling, or playing golf (MODACT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • STAIRS from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • The following questions are about activities you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in these activities? If so, how much? -- Climbing several flights of stairs? (STAIRS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WAIT4 from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Given your life right now, how many days would you wait for this situation to get better on its own before seeking medical treatment? -- Being limited in the kind of work or other regular daily activities you do as a result of your physical health (WAIT4) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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