Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 55 and older who did not use a proxy respondent, HEALTHTAKCAR reports how good of a job the respondent feels she/he is doing at taking care of her/his own health, on a scale from "poor" to "excellent".
HEALTHTAKCAR was first introduced in 1984 as part of a series of questions related to the psychological aspects of aging. For more information please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1984: Sample persons age 55+ who did not use a proxy respondent.
- 1984 : SAMPWEIGHT