Topic - Health

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Health

General Health

Definition

This question asks for an assessment of each person's general health over the last year.

Output Classifications

Applicability: All people, UK

1 Good

2 Fairly good

3 Not good

Total number of categories: 3

Output

CAS016, CAS017, CAS018, CAS019, CAS022, CAS023, CAS025, CAS026, CAS065, CAST01, CAST02, CAST07

S16, S17, S18, S19, S22, S23, S25, S26, S65, S207, S238

KS08

T16, T18, T20, T25, T26, T27

UV20

Census Areas Statistics (CAS), Census Areas Statistics Theme (CAST), Key Statistics (KS) and Univariate (UV) tables are available for all census areas.

Standard (S) and Theme (T) tables are available at ST Ward/ST Postcode Sector and above.

Click here to view a diagram of the census areas.
 
Health and Disability Deprivation, Household Indicator

Definition

This derived variable is an indicator of household deprivation. A household is defined as deprived in the health and disability dimension if any person in the household has general health 'not good' or has a limiting long term illness.

Output Classifications

Applicability: All occupied household spaces, UK

0 Not deprived in health and disability dimension

1 Deprived in health and disability dimension

X Not applicable

Total number of categories: 3

Not applicable category (X) comprises: household spaces with no residents

Not used in standard area statistics for Scotland

Output

CAS016, CAS017, CAS018, CAS019, CAS022, CAS023, CAS025, CAS026, CAST01, CAST02, CAST07

S16, S17, S18, S19, S22, S23, S25, S26, S207, S238

KS08

T16, T18, T20, T25, T26, T27

UV20

Census Areas Statistics (CAS), Census Areas Statistics Theme (CAST), Key Statistics (KS) and Univariate (UV) tables are available for all census areas.

Standard (S) and Theme (T) tables are available at ST Ward/ST Postcode Sector and above.

Click here to view a diagram of the census areas.
 
Limiting Long-term Illness

Definition

This variable records whether a person perceives that they have a limiting long-term illness, health problem or disability which limits their daily activities or the work they can do, including problems that are due to old age.

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Output Classifications

Applicability: All people, UK

1 Has limiting long-term illness, health problem or disability

2 No limiting long-term illness, health problem or disability

Total number of categories: 2

Output

CAS016, CAS017, CAS018, CAS019, CAS020, CAS021, CAS022, CAS024, CAS027, CAS065

CAST01, CAST02, CAST07, CAST08

S16, S17, S18, S19, S20, S21, S22, S24, S27, S65, S207, S210, S234, S238

KS08, KS21, KS23

T16, T18, T19, T20, T25, T26, T27, T33, T38

UV22

Census Areas Statistics (CAS), Census Areas Statistics Theme (CAST), Key Statistics (KS) and Univariate (UV) tables are available for all census areas.

Standard (S) and Theme (T) tables are available at ST Ward/ST Postcode Sector and above.

Click here to view a diagram of the census areas.
 
Number of People with Limiting Long-term Illness in Household

Definition

This derived variable provides a count of the number of people with limiting long-term illness in the household.

Output Classifications

Applicability: All occupied household spaces, UK

00-300-30 singly

XX Not applicable

Total number of categories: 32

Not applicable category (XX) comprises: household spaces with no residents

Output

CAST08

S210

KS21

T38

Census Areas Statistics (CAS), Census Areas Statistics Theme (CAST), Key Statistics (KS) and Univariate (UV) tables are available for all census areas.

Standard (S) and Theme (T) tables are available at ST Ward/ST Postcode Sector and above.

Click here to view a diagram of the census areas.
 
Provision of Care

Definition

This question records whether a person gives any help or support to family members, friends, neighbours or others because of long-term physical or mental ill-health or disability, or problems related to old age.

Note that there is no specific reference to whether this care is provided within the household or outside the household. Therefore, no explicit link can be created to infer that an individual providing care is providing it to a person within the household who has poor general health, or a limiting long term illness, disability or health problem.

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Output Classifications

The variable records the time spent in a typical week.

Applicability: All people, UK

1 No care provided

2 1-19 hours

3 20-49 hours

4 50+ hours

Total number of categories: 4

Output

CAS025, CAS026, CAS027

CAST02

S25, S26, S27, S210

KS08

T16, T17, T18, T19, T20

UV21

Census Areas Statistics (CAS), Census Areas Statistics Theme (CAST), Key Statistics (KS) and Univariate (UV) tables are available for all census areas.

Standard (S) and Theme (T) tables are available at ST Ward/ST Postcode Sector and above.

Click here to view a diagram of the census areas.
 
Provision of Care, Number of Care Providers within Household

Definition

This derived variable records how many people there are within a household providing care (identified in the Provision of Care variable HELPUK).

Output Classifications

Applicability: All occupied household spaces, UK

00-30 0-30 singly

XX Not applicable

Total number of categories: 32

Not applicable category (XX) comprises: household spaces with no residents

Output

CAS027

S27, S210

Census Areas Statistics (CAS), Census Areas Statistics Theme (CAST), Key Statistics (KS) and Univariate (UV) tables are available for all census areas.

Standard (S) and Theme (T) tables are available at ST Ward/ST Postcode Sector and above.

Click here to view a diagram of the census areas.