36. Is there any person in this household who has a permanent physical or mental disability? ... Such as for example:
 1 Yes - Write on one line the name, surname, age, and disability (or disabilities) of the person, followed by the cause(s).
 6 No - Go on to Chapter J
Write down the impediment
List of possible impediments:
 1 Paralysis or diminished strength (kangy) of legs or arms
 2 Missing a part of the body
 3 Deaf (hears nothing)
 4 Does not hear well, needs or uses a hearing aid
 5 Mute (doesn't speak)
 6 Speaks with great difficulty
 7 Blind in both eyes (sees nothing)
 8 Blind in one eye
 9 Sees poorly, even with glasses
 10 Down syndrome (mongoloid)
 11 Mental retardation
 12 Crazy (dementia)
Paralysis or diminished strength of legs or arms
Missing body part
Difficult hearing or uses hearing aid
Blind in both eyes
Blind in one eye
Difficulty seeing, even with glasses
Problem in lower limbs
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.
I. Information about disabilities
Do not forget to ask this question.
Question 36: Is there a person in this household who has a permanent physical of mental disability?
Exclude the incapacities due to temporary problems, such as broken bones or illnesses.
This variable indicates the first disability listed by the individual.