Chronic diseases

Bedridden


LASA182

Contact: Natasja van Schoor

Background
In waves C, D, F, G, H and 3B it was asked during the medical interview whether the respondent had ever been bedridden for a longer period of time.

Measurement instruments in LASA
Next question (mvar503) was asked to the respondent concerning bedriddenness:
- Have you ever (in waves: D, F, G and H: since last interview, in 3B: in the past three years) been confined to bed for a continuous period of 6 weeks or more?

In wave C the possible answers were:
1. No
2. Yes, before the age of 25
3. Yes, after the age of 25, but not in the past year
4. Yes, in the past year

In waves D, F, G, H and 3B the possible answers were:
1. No
2. Yes, but not in the past year
3. Yes, in the past year

Questionnaires
LASAC182 / LASAD182 / LASAF182 / LASAG182 / LASAH182 / LAS3B182 (medical interview: mvar503, in Dutch)

Variable information
LASAC182 / LASAD182 / LASAF182 / LASAG182 / LASAH182 / LAS3B182
(mvar503, pdf)

Availability of information per wave 1  

 

B

C

D

E


2B*

F

G

H



3B*

MB*

I
Bedridden

 
Me  Me  Me  Me  Me  Me  -

1 More information about the LASA data collection waves is available here.

* 2B=baseline second cohort;
   3B=baseline third cohort;
   MB=migrants: baseline first cohort

Me=data collected in medical interview

Previous use in LASA
So far, this question has not been used in LASA articles.