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HRDIFCONV1QR
How difficult to hear conversation with 1 person in quiet room

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Description

Respondents reported the amount of difficulty they had hearing what is said in a conversation with one other person in a quiet room. Respondents who reported that they could not hear at all, even when using a hearing aid, were not asked this question.

In 2010, this item was collected for sample adults who completed the Quality of Life supplement (administered to approximately a quarter of sample adults). In 2011-2017, this item was collected for sample adults who completed Adult Functioning and Disability supplement (administered to a subset of sample adults). For details on these supplement, please see the Adult Functioning and Disability and Quality of Life Supplements User Note. Beginning in 2018, this item was included on the sample adult questionnaire.

Comparability

Beginning in 2018, this item was included on the sample adult questionnaire. Please refer to Weights section for information about sample-specific weights. As always, users should employ the prescribed IPUMS NHIS weights.

Universe

  • 2010: One quarter of sample adults, included in quality of life supplement (and excluded from family disability supplement), who use a hearing aid.
  • 2011-2017: Sample adults 18+ who were asked the family disability questions (FDB), and received the Functioning and Disability (AFD) section, and had no difficulty, some difficulty, or a lot of difficulty hearing even when using a hearing aid, or refused to answer or didn't know if they had difficulty hearing even when using a hearing aid.
  • 2018: Sample adults 18+ who had no difficulty, some difficulty, or a lot of difficulty hearing even when using a hearing aid, or refused to answer or didn't know if they had difficulty hearing even when using a hearing aid.

Availability

  • 2010-2018

Weights