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WALKDIFKID3
Amount of difficulty walking compared to other kids

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Description

For sample children ages 2 to 4 who do not use equipment or assistance for walking or refused or don't know (LAWALKCLIMPERQ), WALKDIFKID3 reports the amount of difficulty the sample child has walking compared with children of the same age. WALKDIFKID3 is part of the Washington Group Composite Disability Indicator for children ages 2-4.

The Washington Group on Disability Statistics 

In 2019, functioning and disability measures included on the NHIS questionnaire were modified to align with validated, internationally-comparable disability measures developed by the Washington Group on Disability Statistics (WG). For more information about the WG initiative, other WG functioning and disability measures included on the NHIS questionnaire, and guidance for researchers about how to use the WG measures in analyses, please see our user note on the Washington Group Disability Measures.

Comparability

There are no comparability issues.

Universe

  • 2019: Sample children ages 2 to 4 who do not use equipment or assistance for walking or refused or don't know (LAWALKCLIMPERQ).

Availability

  • 2019

Weights