Codes and Frequencies
For sample persons age 20 and older in 1977 who need help with eating due to a disability or health problem, and age 17 and older in 1979-1980 who require individual home care and who need help with eating, LAEATOFT reports the frequency with which she/he needs help from another person when eating. See Codes tab for response options.
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.
- 1977: Persons who need help with eating because of a disability or health problem.
- 1979-1980: Persons who need help with eating.
- 1977, 1979-1980
- 1977, 1979-1980 : PERWEIGHT