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How often get help from person with dressing

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For sample persons who need help with dressing due to a disability or health problem, LADRESSGOFT reports the frequency with which she/he receives help with this activity. See Codes tab for response categories.

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.


This variable has no comparability issues.


  • 1977: Persons who need help with dressing because of a disability or health problem..


  • 1977