Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 55 and older in 1984, and age 65 and older in 1986, who, due to a health or physical problem, has difficulty bathing or showering, or does not do this at all when by herself/himself and not using any special equipment, LABATHGHELP reports if she/he receives help from other people when engaging in such an activity.
This variable is part of a series of variables related to the difficulty of doing various activities due to a physical/mental health 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.
- 1984: Sample persons age 55+ who have difficulty bathing or showering.
- 1986: Persons age 65+ who have difficulty bathing or showering.
- 1984, 1986