Measurement Wizard


Health, Behavioral Changes

Behavioral changes made for health reasons.


Below are 17 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 8 types:

Alcohol UseDietaryExerciseMediationRecreationRelationshipsSeatbeltsStop/Decrease Smoking

Alcohol UseThis question type asks the respondent about decreasing alcohol consumption for health reasons.


DietaryThis question type asks about dietary changes.


ExerciseThis question type asks if the respondent has started to exercise.


MediationThis question type asks if the respondent has started to meditate for health reasons.


RecreationThis question type asks if the respondent has increased recreation time for health reasons.


RelationshipsThis question type asks the respondent about spending more time with family/friends for health reasons.


SeatbeltsThis question type asks the respondent about seatbelt use.


Stop/Decrease SmokingThis question type asks the respondent about decreasing or stopping smoking.

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