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BRACNLEG
Uses non-leg brace

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Description

For all sample persons in 1977, BRACNLEG indicates whether anyone in the respondent's family used a brace on the leg or foot, (at the time of the interview). The 1977 the Field Representative's Manual noted that interviewers were not required to ask the question to determine if someone has an artificial leg, if such limb is apparent.

Other variables on special devices available from the 1977 survey include:

  • ARTIFLEG (1969, 1977, 1979-1980, 1990, 2008)
  • ARTIFARM (1969, 1977, 1979-1980, 1990, 2008)
  • BRACE (brace of any kind 1969, 1977, 1979-1980)
  • CRUTCHES (1969, 1977, 1979-1980, 1990, 2008)
  • CANE (1969, 1977, 1979-1980, 1990, 2008)
  • CHAIR (1969, 1977, 1979-1980, 2008)
  • WALKER (1979-1980, 1990, 2008)

Comparability

This variable is only available for 1977.

Universe

  • 1977: All persons.

Availability

  • 1977

Weights

  • No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to Description for more information.