Does… have difficulty in doing any of the following?
a = Seeing (even with glasses if he/she wears them)
b = Hearing (even with a hearing aid, if he/she wears one)
c = Walking a kilometre or climbing a flight of steps
d = Remembering and concentrating
e = With self-care, such as washing or dressing
f = In communicating in his/her usual language, including sign language (understanding others and being understood by others)
A lot of difficulty
Unable to do
Do not know
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.
This question measures disability and focuses on seven areas of functioning. Each option or area of functioning has to be read out to the respondent.
The respondent has to rate each individual in terms of the degree to which someone has difficulties doing the particular activity.
If someone has no difficulty for all the listed options they have to skip to Q2.9.
This is applicable to all members aged five years and older in the household