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Made changes to residence for disability

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LAHOMCHMADE indicates whether changes have been made to the person's residence to accommodate a disability.

LAHOMCHMADE was introduced in 1977 as part of a supplement on disability. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


Changes to the universe will reduce comparability over time. In 1977, the universe for LAHOMCHMADE is persons age three and older for whom changes had been made to the house due to their disability. In this year, a "yes" response is indicated in the event that the house was bought with these features. In 1990, the universe for this variable is all persons who completed the assistive devices questionnaire. Please see the Universe tab for more details.


  • 1977: Disabled persons age 3+.
  • 1990: Persons with a completed assistive devices questionnaire.


  • 1977, 1990