16. Chronic disease, handicap
Has the person any chronic disease? _ _
Does the person have any predominant handicap? _ _ _
See code list
No chronic disease
Diabetes and Hypertension
Cancer with other combinations of Hypertension and Diabetes
Asthma and Hypertension
Asthma, Diabetes and Hypertention
Asthma and Cancer
Asthma and other disease, n.e.c.
Tuberculosis and Cancer
Tuberculosis, Cancer and Diabetes
Tuberculosis, Cancer and Hypertension
Tuberculosis, Asthma, Cancer and Hypertension
Tuberculosis with other diseases or disease combinations, n.e.c.
Sickle cell and Asthma
Sickle cell, Asthma and Diabetes
Sickle cell, Asthma and Cancer
Sickle cell and Tuberculosis
Sickle cell, Tuberculosis and Hypertension
Sickle cell, Tuberculosis, Asthma and Cancer
Sickle cell and other diseases or disease combinations, n.e.c.
NIU (not in universe)
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
16. Chronic illness/dominant handicap
a- Chronic illness
A chronic illness is all illnesses that evolve slowly, are prolonged and remain for a long time. The chronic illnesses which are objects of study in the framework of the 3rd GRPH are:
To get the response related to the chronic illness, ask the surveyed person the 7 following questions:
Q1. Are you/is _____ suffering from diabetes?
Q2. Are you/is _____ suffering from hypertension?
Q3. Are you/is _____ suffering from cancer?
Q4. Are you/is _____ suffering from asthma?
Q5. Are you/is _____ suffering from tuberculosis?
Q6. Are you/is _____ suffering from sickle cell anemia?
Q7. Are you/is _____ suffering from epilepsy?
If the answer is Yes to any of these questions,
-Mark the code/s for the chronic illness/es on the dotted line corresponding to the registration order number of the surveyed person.
If at the end of the series of seven questions, the answers are No,
-Mark ?00' on the on the dotted line corresponding to the registration order number of the surveyed person, meaning that the person doesn't have any of these illnesses.
-Mark a vertical line to note the difference between these answers and the handicap variable.
This variable indicates if a person has a type of chronic disease.