Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons who need help and/or use special equipment when bathing or showering in 1979 and 1980, and for persons age 55 and older in 1984 and age 65 and older in 1986 who have difficulty bathing or showering due to a health or physical problem, LABATHEQPYN reports if she/he uses special equipment when engaging in this activity.
This variable is part of a series of variables related to the difficulty of doing various activities due to a physical/mental condition, the use of help from others to carry on such activities, and the number of years this difficulty has persisted. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1979-1980: Persons who need help or use special equipment in bathing.
- 1984: Sample persons age 55+ who have difficulty bathing or showering.
- 1986: Persons age 65+ who have difficulty bathing or showering.
- 1979-1980, 1984, 1986