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Scientific Data Documentation
National Nursing Home Survey Followup: Wave II, 1988
DSN: CC37.NNHS88F.WVII


USE OF NNHS DATA

 With the goal of mutual benefit, NCHS requests the cooperation of
 recipients of data tapes in certain actions related to their use:

 A.   Any published material derived from the data should
      acknowledge the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
      as the original source.  It should also include a disclaimer
      which credits any analyses, interpretations, or conclusions
      reached to the author (recipient of the tape) and not to
      NCHS, which is responsible only for the initial data.

 B.   Consumers who wish to publish a technical description of the
      data will make a reasonable effort to insure that the
      description is not inconsistent with that published by NCHS.
      This does not mean, however, that NCHS will review such
      descriptions.

 C.   Authors should notify NCHS of published articles which
      utilize the NNHSF: Wave II data tapes and provide a reprint
      to:

           Ilene Gottfried
           Office of Analysis and Epidemiology
           Division of Analysis
           National Center for Health Statistics
           6525 Belcrest Road
           Hyattsville, Maryland 20782


DATA USE AGREEMENT

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 the data collected by the National Center for Health Statistics
 (NCHS) may be used only for the purpose for which they were
 obtained; any effort to determine the identity of any reported
 cases, or to use the information for any purpose other than for
 health statistical reporting and analysis, would violate this
 statutory restriction and the conditions of the data use
 agreement.  NCHS does all it can to assure that the identity of
 data subjects cannot be disclosed; all direct identifiers, as
 well as any characteristics that might lead to identifications1
 are omitted from the data set.  Nevertheless, it may be possible
 in rare instances, through complex analysis and with outside
 information, to ascertain from the data sets the identity of
 particular persons or establishments.  Considerable harm could
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 Therefore, by using this data and documentation, the user gives
 the following assurances with respect to all NCHS public-use data sets:

 The user

      will not use nor permit others to use the data in these
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      link the data set with individually identifiable records
      from any other NCHS or non-NCHS data set.

      will not attempt to use the data sets to learn the
      identity of any person or establishment included in any set;
      and

     If the identity of any person or establishment should be
     discovered inadvertently, then (a) no use will be made of
     this knowledge, (b) the Director of NCHS will be advised of
     the incident, (c) the information that would identify an
     individual or establishment will be 5afeguarde~ or
     destroyed, as requested by NCHS, and (d) no one else will be
     informed of the discovered identity.

    Use of this documentation and the actual datasets indicates
    your agreement to comply with the above-stated statutorily based
    requirements with the knowledge that deliberately making a false
    statement in any matter within the jurisdiction of any department
    or agency of the Federal Government violates 18 U.S.C. 1001 and is
    Punishable by a fine of up to $10,000 or up to 5 years in prison.
ABSTRACT

 This material provides documentation for users of the MicroData
 Tape of the National Nursing Home Survey Followup (NSF): Wave
 II, 1988 conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics.
 Section IV "Description of the NNHSF: Wave II, 1988" includes
 information on the history of the 1985 National Nursing Home
 Survey, the Next-of-Kin (NOK) Component of the NNHS, and data
 collection procedure5 used for the NSF.  References are
 provided in Section V.  The Wave II questionnaire is Presented in
 Section VI.  Section VII Provides technical details concerning
 the tape (number of tracks, record length, etc.).  Section VIII
 Provides a detailed description of the contents of each data
 record by location.
DESCRIPTION

 The National Nursing Home Survey Followup (NNHSF) is a
 longitudinal study which follows the cohort of current residents
 and discharged residents sampled from the 1985 National Nursing
 Home Survey (NNHS) (1-8).  The study is a collaborative project
 between the National Center for Health Statistics, (NCHS),
 Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institute on
 Aging (NIA).  The NNHSF builds on the data collected in the 1985
 NNHS by providing longitudinal information on nursing home and
 hospital utilization.  Wave I of the NNHSF was conducted from
 August through December 1987.  Wave II of the NNHSF was conducted
 from July through November of 1988, approximately 12 months after
 the completion of Wave I.

 The 1985 NNHS collected a variety of information about long-term
 care facilities and their residents.  Data were collected on a
 sample of patients who were current residents at the time of
 contact with the facility as well as a sample of discharged that
 occurred 12 months prior to the facility contact.  There were
 5,243 current residents and 6,023 discharges.  For the current
 residents, detailed information was collected regarding
 dependence in activities of daily living, functional impairments,
 diagnoses, the receipt of services, cognitive and emotional
 status, charges, source of payments, and a number of other topics
 of considerable prognostic significance.  For the discharged
 residents, detailed information was obtained regarding diagnoses
 and services, nursing home and hospital use prior to the sampled
 nursing home stay, hospitalizations during the sample stay, and
 nursing home readmissions subsequent to the sample stay.

 To supplement the current and discharged resident components, the
 1985 NNHS included a Next-of-Kin (NOK) component.  The NOK
 interview, using Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI)
 system, was designed to collect information about current and
 former nursing home residents that is not generally available
 from patient records or other sources in the nursing home.
 Information on the resident's characteristics prior to admission
 and history of prior nursing home utilization was collected.  The
 Next-of-Kin questionnaire was administered to a family member,
 the former resident, an institutional representative, or another
 knowledgeable person who could answer questions about the
 resident.  All residents for whom a Current Resident
 Questionnaire (CRQ) or a Discharged Resident Questionnaire (DRQ)
 had been completed during the field data collection portion of
 the NNHS were eligible for the NOK component.  The National
 Nursing Home Survey Followup obtains additional information on a
 portion of the residents for whom a CRQ or a DRQ was completed.
 Wave I interviews were completed for 6,001 subjects.  At the time
 of contact, 1,998 subjects were found to be deceased.

 Wave II of the NNHSF is designed to obtain additional information
 on those subjects not known to be deceased to Wave I.  The Wave
 II cohort is identified and grouped as follows:  (1) Wave I
 subjects for whom an interview was obtained, who were alive at
 the time of the interview, and who did not require a facility
 followup for complete information; (2) Wave I subjects for whom
 an interview was obtained, who were alive at the time of the
 interview, but who required a facility followup to obtain
 complete information; and (3) Wave I subjects for whom no
 interview attempt was made through interviewer error but who were
 not known to be deceased.  The 3,987 subjects identified included
 3,870 in group (1), 60 in group (2), and 57 in group (3).  Wave
 II interviews were completed for 3,868 subjects.  At the time of
 contact, 723 subjects were found to be deceased.

 The Preferred respondent at followup for both waves was someone
 who knew about the subject's experiences since the last contact.
 Facility respondents were used if the subject was a nursing home
 resident at the last contact and community based respondents were
 used if the subject had been discharged into the community.  In
 order to maximize the amount of information collected, more than
 one respondent could be contacted.  For example, if a community
 based respondent was contacted and in the course of the interview
 it was learned that the subject has been readmitted to a
 facility, that facility was then contacted, if necessary, to
 obtain information on utilization since that admission as well as
 information on current status.  Conversely, if the facility was
 contacted initially and in the course of the interview it was
 learned that the subject had been discharged, a new respondent
 was contacted (either a relative or the subject depending on the
 type of discharge) to provide information on the subject's
 current status.

 The Wave II interviews were conducted using the same Computer
 Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI) system as in Wave I.  With
 CATI, data collection and data entry are concurrent and computer-
 controlled.  Two versions of the CATI - one to restrict reference
 dates to 1987 for cases completed in Wave I, another to allow
 earlier reference dates for cases not completed in Wave I, were
 used.  The CATI program was also altered to allow for a second
 facility respondent in order to obtain complete information on
 the subject.  Second facilities were not contacted in Wave I.
 The CATS questionnaire used for Wave II was the same
 questionnaire that was developed for the first wave.  Unless
 otherwise specified on the questionnaire, the same set of
 questions was asked irrespective of whether the respondent was a
 subject, proxy, or a facility official.  Information was
 collected on vital status, nursing home and hospital utilization
 since the last contact, current living arrangements, Medicare
 number, and source of payment.

 Approximately 1-2 weeks before the start of the data collection
 Period, advance letters were mailed to respondents.  A letter was
 mailed to each primary respondent for whom an address was
 available.  A special introductory Paragraph which includes the
 contents of the letter was added to the questionnaire for
 respondents for whom no address was available.  Upon contacting
 the appropriate respondent, the interviewer Proceeded with the
 interview, if Possible, or scheduled a time to call back.  A
 minimum of five attempts were made to contact each Potential
 respondent for whom there appeared to be a workable telephone
 number.

 Many of the respondents were the facilities in which the Wave I
 residents lived at the time of the Wave I interview.  As in Wave
 I, where Possible, those facilities that would be requested to
 answer the Wave II guestionnaire for more than one subject were
 identified and sent one letter listing the subjects about whom
 the facility would be asked.  This reduced the number of contacts
 with these facilities and eliminated the need for multiple
 letters to the same nursing home.  The CATI questionnaire was
 Programmed to allow the interviewer to complete all cases within
 a nursing home on one call without having to reread the
 introduction.  If a nursing home refused to Participate or could
 not be contacted, all cases that should have been completed by
 the facility were changed to "Proxy" interviews.  In some cases
 the names of the proxies to be contacted were given by the
 facility; in most cases, however, interviewers had to use the
 contact names entered into the CATI respondent roster for the NOK
 and Wave I surveys.

 If the designated respondent could or would not Participate, the
 interviewer attempted to obtain the name and telephone number of
 another potential respondent.  If the designated respondent could
 not be located, other contact names that were in the CATS file
 were examined and attempts were made to locate and interview
 another individual.
ESTIMATION PROCEDURES

 This micro-data tape is similar to the Next-of-Kin Component of
 the 1985 National Nursing Home Survey file and Wave I of the
 NNHSF in that it combines data on subsets of the original current
 resident and discharged resident samples.  However, the current
 resident and discharged resident samples were designed to be
 analyzed separately.  While it is Possible to combine the samples
 in certain instances, the procedures for doing so are not
 discussed here.  Moreover, each record on the tape represents a
 person rather than an event.  Thus, an individual can only have
 one record on the file.  The discharge resident sample is an
 event sample and an individual could have multiple records on the
 file or have records on both the discharged resident file and the
 current resident file.

 Decisions concerning the appropriate way to weight the data
 should take into account the objectives of the analysis, the
 design of the current resident and discharged resident samples,
 and non-response to the resident questionnaires and/or the NOK.
 Some analyses may require more complicated weighting strategies
 than are discussed here.  A statistician should be consulted in
 those instances.  The data tape contains the original weights for
 the current and discharged resident samples and the two sets of
 weights derived for the NOK file.  A discussion of these weights
 and a description of the NOK file is provided in the Public Use
 Data Tape Documentation of the Next-of-Kin Component of the 1985
 National Nursing Home Survey.  Weights have not been constructed
 which take into account non-response in the NNHSF.  However, non-
 response rates are low.  In addition, NOK weights are not
 available for subjects not successfully interviewed in the NOK
 which complicates weighting procedures even further.

 The weighting procedures used to analyze this data will depend on
 the objectives of the analysis.  For example, information on
 utilization history from the NOK and the NNHSF can be used to
 supplement the information available on the resident
 questionnaires.  In this case, the data from the NNHSF and NOK
 tapes would be matched to the CRQ/DRQ tapes and non-response to
 the NOK would be treated as missing data.  The weights provided
 on the CRQ and DRQ data tapes are included on the Wave II tape in
 columns 485-492 and 509-516, respectively.  These weights do not
 include adjustments for non-response to the NOK or to the Wave I
 or Wave II interviews.

 Alternatively, the data available on the NOK may be central to
 the analysis and the investigator might want to use weights that
 take non-response to the NOK into account.  Non-response to the
 NOK questionnaire can result from failure to obtain sufficient
 information on the CRQ/DRQ to contact a "next-of-kin" or failure
 to obtain an interview given that name and phone number of a
 respondent was obtained.  Two weights for each sample case
 (current resident or discharged resident) are provided for this
 purpose.  One of these estimators weights the NOK data to the
 number of CRQ or DRQ cases with an identified "next-of-kin"
 respondent.  This estimator is the product of the baseweight for
 sample current or discharged residents, adjustments for the
 Presence of "next-of-kin", and adjustments for non-response to
 the NOK questionnaire given a respondent was identified.  The
 second estimator weights the NOK data to the total number of DRQ
 (or CRQ) cases. This estimator assumes that persons without a
 "next-of-kin" have essentially the same characteristics as those
 for whom "next-of-kin" were listed.  This estimator is the
 Product of the CRQ/DRQ baseweight and adjustments for non-
 response to the NOK questionnaire as indicated Previously.  As
 noted earlier, the NOK weights do not include adjustments for
 non-response to the Wave I or Wave II questionnaires.

 The use of the weights provided are complicated by the design
 features of the CRQ, DRQ, NOK and the NNHSF.  Recall that the DRQ
 is an event sample.  That is, events, rather than persons are
 sampled.  Thus, an individual can appear more than once on the
 sampling list.  While the CRQ is a sample of persons and not
 events, some current residents were also included in the
 discharge sample if they were discharged from the nursing home in
 the last 12 months.  The NOK component and the NNHSF, while using
 the basic CRQ and DRQ samples, follow persons.  This is a
 Particular problem for the DRQ sample.  All information for
 Persons sampled more than once is included on one record with the
 reference date for the utilization history questions (Question 24
 of the NOK) being the earliest sampled discharge date.  Thus,
 information on the characteristics of the person at the time of
 admission (Questions 2-19) is collected only for this first
 sampled stay.  If an investigat0r wants to make inferences about
 discharge "events" it is necessary to add cases to the file which
 duplicate the information for those persons who fall in the
 discharge sample more than once.  Information which identifies
 the ID numbers of each discharged resident's other sampled stays
 is found in positions 53-59, and 60-66 of the NOK.  When records
 are duplicated to add cases to represent all discharged resident
 stays, the ID numbers in positions 1-7 of the added records
 should be changed to match the ID numbers identified in positions
 53-59, and 60-66 of the original record.  For example, a resident
 has two stays on the discharge file and the first sampled
 discharge has an ID number of 1000001 (positions 1-7).  The ID
 number of the second stay (1000002), is stored in positions 53-
 59.  When the information is duplicated, the ID for the duplicate
 stay should be changed to 1000002.  In addition, stay information
 must be rearranged to identify the appropriate sampled stay and
 stay sequences for each new record.  Furthermore, information on
 subject characteristics prior to admission for other than the
 first sampled stay will be missing.

 Similarly, if the investigator wishes to make inferences about
 all current residents, it is necessary to add current resident
 cases to the file for each resident with stays in both the
 discharge and current resident samples by duplicating the
 appropriate information for the discharge resident case and
 changing the status to "current resident" by changing the ID
 number.  For example, cases with ID numbers in positions 67-73 of
 the NOK should be duplicated and treated as CRQ cases with the ID
 number changed to the CRQ ID found in positions 67-73.  Stay
 information must also be arranged to identify the appropriate
 sampled stay and stay sequences for each new record.  Moreover,
 because all of these cases were originally sampled as current
 resident cases (but retained as discharge cases on the NOK file),
 the CRQ weights in NOK positions 388-395, 396-403, and 404-411
 should be used to make estimates for current residents.  The DRQ
 weight fields could be blanked out for these resident cases.  The
 cases that were included in both the CRQ and DRQ samples are the
 only cases on the NOK file with both CRQ and DRQ weights.

 Analyses which make use of the DRQ sample to make inferences
 about persons must take into account the fact that the
 probability of being selected for the survey increases with the
 number of nursing home stays during the sample period, i.e,
 persons with many stays are more likely to be selected into the
 samples.  There are two ways to do this.  One way is to restrict
 estimates to cases where the sampled stay is the first eligible
 stay that the individual had during the sampling frame.  Or, the
 investigator can adjust the baseweight by dividing by the
 probability of an individual (not events) being selected and
 adjusting for non-response.  The calculation of the probability
 of selection for an individual with multiple stays is complex and
 should be computed under the guidance of a statistician.  The
 information needed to do both of these modifications is available
 in the DRQ files.  Additional complications result from analyses
 which involve combining the CRQ and DRQ samples.

QUESTIONS CONCERNING DATA

 Questions concerning data on this tape should be directed to the
 Division of Analysis, National Center for Health Statistics, 6525
 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782.


REFERENCES

 1.   Hing E, Sekscenski E, Strahan G. The National Nursing Home
      Survey:  1985 summary for the United States, National Center
      for Health Statistics.  Vital Health Stat 13(97) . 1989.

 2.   Hing E. Effects of the Prospective payment system on nursing
      homes.  National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health
      Stat 13(98) . 1989.

 3.   Hing E. Nursing home utilization by current residents, United
      States, 1985. National Center for Health Statistics. Vital
      Health Stat 13(102) . 1989.

 4.   Sekscenski E. Discharges from nursing homes:  1985 National
      Nursing Home Survey. National Center for Health Statistics.
      Vital Health Stat 13(103). In press.

 5.   Strahan G. Nursing home characteristics: Preliminary data from
      the 1985 National Nursing Home Survey. Advance data from vital
      and health statistics, no.  131.  Hyattsville, Maryland:
      National Center for Health Statistics. 1987.

 6.   Hing E. Use of nursing homes by the elderly: Preliminary data
      from the 1985 National Nursing Home Survey. Advance data from
      vital and health statistics, no. 135. Hyattsville, Maryland:
      National Center for Health Statistics. 1987.

 7.   Sekscenski E. Discharges from nursing homes: Preliminary data
      from the 1985 National Nursing Home Survey. Advance data from
      vital and health statistics, no. 142. Hyattsville, Maryland:
      National Center for Health Statistics. 1987.

 8.   Strahan G. Characteristics of registered nurses in nursing
      homes:  Preliminary data from the 1985 National Nursing Home
      Survey. Advance data from vital and health statistics, no.
      152.  Hyattsville, Maryland:  National Center for Health
      Statistics. 1988.

 9.   McCarthy PJ. Replication: An approach to the analysis of data
      from complex surveys. National Center for Health Statistics.
      Vital Health Stat 2(14). 1966.

 10.  McCarthy PJ. Pseudoreplication: Further evaluation and appli-
      cation of the balanced half-sample technique. National Center
      for Health Statistics. Vital Health Stat 2(31). 1969.

 11.  Hansen MH, Hurwitz WN, Madow WG. Sample survey methods and
      theory, vol 1. New York: John Wiley and Sons. 1953.

 12.  Cochran WG. Sampling techniques. New York: John Wiley and
      Sons. 1953.
CODEBOOK

 Locations 1-77

 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             V1.  CASE NUMBER (THE CASE NUMBER CAN BE
                             USED TO MATCH THE WAVE II DATA TAPE WITH
                             THE 1985 NNHS AND THE NNHSF WAVE I DATA
                             TAPES.)

 V1        A    7    1    7  RANGE = 1001213 - 7186364 .................3868


 BLANK1    A    8    8   15  BLANK


                             DATE OF LAST CONTACT:  THIS DATE IS USED AS A
                             REFERENCE DATE AND IS THE LAST DATE FOR WHICH
                             INFORMATION ABOUT THE SUBJECT WAS AVAILABLE.
                             THIS WOULD BE EITHER THE DATE OF THE NNHSF
                             WAVE I, THE DATE OF THE NEXT-OF-KIN (NOK), OR
                             THE DATE OF THE 1985 NNHS FIELD INTERVIEW.


 RDATE_M   A    2   16   17  MONTH
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................  10
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................  22
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   2
                        08 = AUGUST .................................... 657
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................1420
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................1380
                        11 = NOVEMBER .................................. 254
                        12 = DECEMBER .................................. 123

 RDATE_D   A    2   18   19  DAY
                      01 - 31 ..........................................3868

 RDATE_Y   A    2   20   21  YEAR
                      85 - 87 ..........................................3868


 BLANK2    A    3   22   24  BLANK


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             DATE OF LAST CONTACT FOR SECOND RESPONDENT:
                             THE SECOND REFERENCE DATE IS THE LAST DATE
                             FOR WHICH THE FIRST RESPONDENT HAD INFORMATION
                             ABOUT THE SUBJECT.  THIS IS EITHER THE DATE
                             THE SUBJECT WAS DISCHARGED FROM A FACILITY OR
                             THE FIRST REFERENCE DATE IF THE SUBJECT HAD
                             NOT BEEN DISCHARGED FROM A FACILITY.

 V781      A    2   25   26  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3743
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   9
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................  12
                        03 = MARCH .....................................  13
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   9
                        05 = MAY .......................................  12
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   6
                        07 = JULY ......................................   7
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   3
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................   5
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................  23
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................  12
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................  14

 V780      A    2   27   28  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3743
                     01 - 31 ........................................... 116
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   9

 V782      A    2   29   30  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3743
                     86 - 88 ........................................... 125


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             V2.  COMPLETION CODE FOR NNHSF WAVE II

 V2        A    2   31   32
                        60 = PARTIAL DATA (ONLY VITAL STATUS ASCERTAINED)  11
                        61 = COMPLETE WITH FACILITY .....................2514
                        62 = COMPLETE WITH SUBJECT OR PROXY .............1218
                        63 = COMPLETE W/FACILITY AND SECOND RESPONDENT .. 102
                        64 = FIRST RESPONDENT COMPLETED, SECOND NEEDED ..  23


                             DATE OF NNHSF WAVE II INTERVIEW

 LDATE_M   A    2   33   34  MONTH
                        07 = JULY ...................................... 850
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................2701
                        09 = SEPTEMBER ................................. 315
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   2

 LDATE_D   A    2   35   36  DAY
                      01 - 31 ..........................................3868

 LDATE_Y   A    2   37   38  YEAR
                        88 .............................................3868


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

 RECODE2   A    1   39   39  TYPE OF MAIN RESPONDENT
                         1 = SUBJECT ...................................  80
                         2 = PROXY .....................................1151
                         3 = FACILITY ..................................2637


 RECODE3   A    2   40   41  RELATIONSHIP OF MAIN RESPONDENT TO SUBJECT
                        10 = FACILITY ..................................2637
                        20 = PARTNER,LIVING AS MARRIED .................   0
                        21 = HUSBAND,COMMON-LAW HUSBAND ................  23
                        22 = WIFE,COMMON-LAW WIFE ......................  53
                        30 = FOSTER CHILD,ADOPTED CHILD ................   0
                        31 = SON,STEPSON,SON-IN-LAW .................... 151
                        32 = DAUGHTER,STEPDAUGHTER,DAU-IN-LAW .......... 391
                        40 = GRANDCHILD,GREAT-GRANDCHILD ...............   0
                        41 = G-SON,STEP-G-SON,GR-G-SON .................   0
                        42 = G-DAU,STEP-G-DAU,GR-G-DAU .................  37
                        50 = PARENT ....................................   1
                        51 = FATHER,STEPFATHER,FATHER-IN-LAW ...........  12
                        52 = MOTHER,STEPMOTHER,MOTHER-IN-LAW ...........  56
                        60 = G-FATHER,GR-G-FATHER,G-F-IN-LAW ...........   0
                        61 = G-MOTHER,GR-G-MOTHER,G-M-IN-LAW ...........   0
                        62 = AUNT,UNCLE,COUSIN,SIS,BRO,NIECE ........... 328
                        70 = EX-WIFE,EX-HUSBAND ........................   3
                        71 = FRIEND ....................................  46
                        72 = LAWYER,GUARDIAN,POWER OF ATTORNEY .........  16
                        77 = CASEWORKER,SOCIAL WORKER ..................   0
                        80 = ENTRIES NOT COVERED ABOVE .................  15
                        90 = SELF ......................................  80
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................  19


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

 RECODE4   A    1   42   42  TYPE OF 2ND RESPONDENT (IF APPLICABLE)
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3766
                         1 = SUBJECT ...................................   2
                         2 = PROXY .....................................  77
                         3 = FACILITY ..................................  23


 RECODE5   A    2   43   44  RELATIONSHIP OF 2ND RESPONDENT TO SUBJECT
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3766
                        10 = FACILITY ..................................  23
                        20 = PARTNER,LIVING AS MARRIED .................   0
                        21 = HUSBAND,COMMON-LAW HUSBAND ................   2
                        22 = WIFE,COMMON-LAW WIFE ......................   2
                        30 = FOSTER CHILD,ADOPTED CHILD ................   0
                        31 = SON,STEPSON,SON-IN-LAW ....................  15
                        32 = DAUGHTER,STEPDAUGHTER,DAU-IN-LAW ..........  27
                        40 = GRANDCHILD,GREAT-GRANDCHILD ...............   0
                        41 = G-SON,STEP-G-SON,GR-G-SON .................   0
                        42 = G-DAU,STEP-G-DAU,GR-G-DAU .................   4
                        50 = PARENT ....................................   0
                        51 = FATHER,STEPFATHER,FATHER-IN-LAW ...........   0
                        52 = MOTHER,STEPMOTHER,MOTHER-IN-LAW ...........   2
                        60 = G-FATHER,GR-G-FATHER,G-F-IN-LAW ...........   0
                        61 = G-MOTHER,GR-G-MOTHER,G-M-IN-LAW ...........   0
                        62 = AUNT,UNCLE,COUSIN,SIS,BRO,NIECE ...........  19
                        70 = EX-WIFE,EX-HUSBAND ........................   1
                        71 = FRIEND ....................................   2
                        72 = LAWYER,GUARDIAN,POWER OF ATTORNEY .........   1
                        77 = CASEWORKER,SOCIAL WORKER ..................   0
                        80 = ENTRIES NOT COVERED ABOVE .................   0
                        90 = SELF ......................................   2
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   2


 BLANK3    A    1   45   45  BLANK


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             V70.  FINAL VITAL STATUS AT END OF NNHSF WAVE II

 V70       A    1   46   46
                         1 = ALIVE .....................................3145
                         2 = DECEASED .................................. 723


                             V80.  RESIDENT STATUS ASSIGNED SUBJECT
                             AT END OF NNHSF WAVE II

 V80       A    1   47   47
                        1 = RESIDENT OF SAMPLE NURSING HOME ..............2142
                        2 = RESIDENT OF OTHER NURSING HOME (NOT SAMPLE NH) 561
                        3 = NON-RESIDENT (NOT A RESIDENT OF A NH; INCLUDES
                            DECEASED) ....................................1152
                        8 = DON'T KNOW ...................................  13


 BLANK4    A    4   48   51  BLANK


                        INFORMATION FROM PREVIOUS DATA COLLECTION ACTIVITIES


                             V43.  SEX OF SUBJECT

 V43       A    1   52   52
                         1 = MALE ......................................1069
                         2 = FEMALE ....................................2799


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----


                             BIRTHDATE OF SUBJECT

 V44       A    2   53   54  MONTH
                        01 = JANUARY ................................... 316
                        02 = FEBRUARY .................................. 300
                        03 = MARCH ..................................... 378
                        04 = APRIL ..................................... 293
                        05 = MAY ....................................... 304
                        06 = JUNE ...................................... 313
                        07 = JULY ...................................... 348
                        08 = AUGUST .................................... 332
                        09 = SEPTEMBER ................................. 338
                        10 = OCTOBER ................................... 305
                        11 = NOVEMBER .................................. 286
                        12 = DECEMBER .................................. 334
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  21

 BLANK5    A    2   55   56  BLANK


 V46       A    4   57   60  YEAR
                   1880 - 1982 .........................................3847
                      9998 = DON'T KNOW ................................  21


 BLANK6    A    3   61   63  BLANK


                             DATE OF 1985 NNHS FIELD INTERVIEW

 V53       A    2   64   65  MONTH
                        01 = JANUARY ................................... 142
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   1
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   6
                        05 = MAY .......................................   5
                        07 = JULY ......................................   1
                        08 = AUGUST .................................... 438
                        09 = SEPTEMBER ................................. 985
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................1374
                        11 = NOVEMBER .................................. 714
                        12 = DECEMBER .................................. 202

 V54       A    2   66   67  DAY
                     01 - 31 ...........................................3868

 V55       A    2   68   69  YEAR
                     84 - 86 ...........................................3868


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             DATE OF SAMPLE DISCHARGE:  1985 NNHS DISCHARGED
                             RESIDENT SAMPLE

 V57       A    2   70   71  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2679
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................  99
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................  81
                        03 = MARCH ..................................... 117
                        04 = APRIL ..................................... 106
                        05 = MAY .......................................  96
                        06 = JUNE ...................................... 106
                        07 = JULY ......................................  97
                        08 = AUGUST .................................... 102
                        09 = SEPTEMBER ................................. 105
                        10 = OCTOBER ................................... 104
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................  79
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................  97

 V58       A    2   72   73  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2679
                     01 - 31 ...........................................1189

 V59       A    2   74   75  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2679
                     84 - 86 ...........................................1189


                             V50.  RESIDENT STATUS ASSIGNED SUBJECT
                             AT END OF 1985 FIELD INTERVIEW

 V50       A    1   76   76
                         1 = CURRENT RESIDENT ..........................2679
                         3 = DISCHARGED (NOT KNOWN DECEASED) ...........1167
                         4 = OVERLAP CASE - MORE THAN ONE RESIDENT
                             QUESTIONNAIRE COMPLETED FOR SUBJECT .......  22


                             V86.  WAS NNHSF WAVE I COMPLETED?

 V86       A    1   77   77
                         1 = YES .......................................3820
                         2 = NO (NOT ATTEMPTED DUE TO INTERVIEWER ERROR)  48

 Locations 78-122

 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             DATE OF NNHSF WAVE I (IF APPLICABLE)

 V86_M     A    2   78   79  MONTH
                     BLANK =  LEGITIMATE SKIP ..........................  48
                        08 = AUGUST .................................... 656
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................1420
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................1377
                        11 = NOVEMBER .................................. 253
                        12 = DECEMBER .................................. 114

 V86_D     A    2   80   81  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................  48
                     01 - 31 ...........................................3820

 V86_Y     A    2   82   83  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................  48
                        87 .............................................3820


                             V79.  RESIDENT STATUS ASSIGNED SUBJECT AT
                             END OF NNHSF WAVE I.  NOTE:  IF THE
                             SUBJECT HAD NO WAVE I INTERVIEW, THE
                             RESIDENT STATUS AT THE FIELD INTERVIEW IS
                             USED AS THE RESIDENT STATUS AT WAVE I.


 V79       A    1   84   84
                         1 = RESIDENT OF SAMPLE NURSING HOME .............2791
                         2 = RESIDENT OF OTHER NURSING HOME
                              (NOT SAMPLE NH) ............................ 578
                         3 = NON-RESIDENT (NOT A RESIDENT OF A NH; INCLUDES
                              DECEASED) ...................................490
                         4 = RESIDENT OF A NURSING HOME
                              (UNKNOWN IF SAMPLE NH).......................  1
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ...................................  8


                             V82.  TYPE OF RESPONDENT TO NNHSF WAVE I (IF
                             APPLICABLE)

 V82       A    1   85   85
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................  48
                         1 = SUBJECT ...................................  98
                         2 = PROXY ..................................... 940
                         3 = FACILITY ..................................2782


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----


                             SECTION A.
                             A1.  At the time of our contact on (date of
                             last contact), (name of subject) was a
                             resident of (name of facility).  Is (name of
                             subject) still a resident of (name of facility)?
                             NOTE:  THIS QUESTION IS ASKED ONLY IF THE
                             SUBJECT WAS A RESIDENT IN A NURSING FACILITY AT
                             THE LAST CONTACT.


 V249      A    1   86   86
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ........................... 498
                         1 = YES (SKIP TO A5) ..........................2532
                         2 = NO ........................................ 837
                         8 = DON'T KNOW (SKIP TO B1)....................   1


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             NOTE:  STAYS WITH A DISCHARGE DATE BEFORE
                             THE DATE OF LAST CONTACT INDICATE THAT THE
                             RESPONDENT TO THE WAVE I INTERVIEW DID NOT
                             HAVE COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SUBJECT'S
                             NURSING HOME EXPERIENCE.  ADDITIONAL
                             INFORMATION WAS COLLECTED FROM THE WAVE II
                             RESPONDENT.

                             A2.  After (date of last contact) in
                             what month and year was (he/she) first
                             discharged?

 V250      A    2   87   88  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3031
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................  76
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................  80
                        03 = MARCH .....................................  82
                        04 = APRIL .....................................  67
                        05 = MAY .......................................  73
                        06 = JUNE ......................................  54
                        07 = JULY ......................................  60
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................  23
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................  39
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................  78
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................  72
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................  94
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  37
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   2

 V251      A    2   89   90  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3031
                     01 - 31 ........................................... 723
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 112
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   2

 V252      A    2   91   92  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3031
                     86 - 88 ........................................... 805
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  30
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   2


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             A3.  Was (he/she) alive at the time of
                             that discharge?

 V253      A    1   93   93
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3031
                         1 = YES ....................................... 271
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO B2; CODE B1=2) ................ 559
                         8 = DON'T KNOW (SKIP TO B1) ...................   5
                         9 = REFUSED (SKIP TO B1) ......................   2


                             A4.  Where was (he/she) discharged to?

                             AFTER THIS QUESTION, SKIP TO A9.

 V254      A    2   94   95
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3597
                        01 = OWN HOME OR APT ...........................   8
                        02 = RELATIVE'S HOME OR APT ....................   9
                        03 = OTHER PRIVATE HOME OR APT .................   0
                        04 = RETIREMENT HOME ...........................   6
                        05 = BOARDING,ROOMING HOUSE OR APT .............   2
                        06 = ANOTHER NURSING HOME ......................  96
                        07 = GENERAL OR SHORT-TERM HOSPITAL ............ 125
                        08 = MENTAL HOSPITAL ...........................   3
                        09 = CHRONIC DISEASE OR OTHER HOSP .............   6
                        10 = HOSPICE ...................................   0
                        11 = SOME OTHER PLACE ..........................   0
                        12 = GROUP HOME,FOSTER HOME,ETC ................   6
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  10


                             NOTE:  QUESTIONS A5 THROUGH A8 (STAYS 1-3)
                             ARE ASKED OF SUBJECTS WHO ARE STILL
                             RESIDENTS IN THE FACILITY (A1=1).

                             A5.  Has (name of subject) been a
                             resident continuously in (name of
                             facility) since (date of last contact)?

 V259      A    1   96   96
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1336
                         1 = YES (SKIP TO E1) ..........................2476
                         2 = NO ........................................  56


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             NOTE:  STAY INFORMATION BEFORE DATE OF LAST
                             CONTACT INDICATES THAT THE RESPONDENT TO
                             THE WAVE I INTERVIEW DID NOT HAVE COMPLETE
                             KNOWLEDGE OF THE SUBJECT'S NURSING HOME
                             EXPERIENCE.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WAS
                             COLLECTED FROM THE WAVE II RESPONDENT.

                             STAY 1
                             A6.  When was (he/she) first discharged
                             after (date of last contact)?

 V260      A    2   97   98  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3812
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   6
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   7
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   6
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   5
                        05 = MAY .......................................   4
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   6
                        07 = JULY ......................................   3
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................   1
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................   5
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   7
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................   6

 V261      A    2   99  100  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3812
                     01 - 31 ...........................................  53
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   3

 V262      A    2  101  102  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3812
                     87 - 88 ...........................................  56


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             A7.  When was (he/she) next admitted to
                             this nursing home?

 V263      A    2  103  104  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3812
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   8
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   5
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   7
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   6
                        05 = MAY .......................................   5
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   4
                        07 = JULY ......................................   5
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   1
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................   4
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   5
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................   5
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1

 V264      A    2  105  106  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3812
                     01 - 31 ...........................................  53
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   3

 V265      A    2  107  108  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3812
                     87 - 88 ...........................................  55
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1


                             A8.  Was (name of subject) discharged
                             from that stay?

 V266      A    1  109  109
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3812
                         1 = YES .......................................  11
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO D1) ...........................  45


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             STAY 2
                             A6.  When was (he/she) next discharged?

 V270      A    2  110  111  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3857
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   2
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   1
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   1
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   1
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   3
                        07 = JULY ......................................   1
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................   1
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................   1

 V271      A    2  112  113  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3857
                     07 - 27 ...........................................  11

 V272      A    2  114  115  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3587
                     87 - 88 ...........................................  11


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----


                             A7.  When was (he/she) next admitted to
                             this nursing home?

 V273      A    2  116  117  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3857
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   1
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   2
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   1
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   1
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   2
                        07 = JULY ......................................   1
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   1
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................   1
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1

 V274      A    2  118  119  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3857
                     02 - 24 ...........................................  10
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1

 V275      A    2  120  121  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3857
                     87 - 88 ...........................................  10
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1


                             A8.  Was (name of subject) discharged
                             from that stay?

 V276      A    1  122  122
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3857
                         1 = YES .......................................   2
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO D1) ...........................   9

 Locations 123-221

 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             STAY 3
                             A6.  When was (he/she) next discharged?

 V280      A    2  123  124  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3866
                        05 = MAY .......................................   2

 V281      A    2  125  126  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3866
                     03 - 11 ...........................................   2

 V282      A    2  127  128  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3866
                        88  ............................................   2


                             A7.  When was (he/she) next admitted to
                             this nursing home?

 V283      A    2  129  130  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3866
                        05 = MAY .......................................   2

 V284      A    2  131  132  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3866
                     09 - 18 ...........................................   2

 V285      A    2  133  134  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3866
                        88 .............................................   2


                             A8.  Was (name of subject) discharged
                             from that stay?

 V286      A    1  135  135
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3866
                         1 = YES .......................................   0
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO D1) ...........................   2


 BLANK7    A   21  136  156  BLANK


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             NOTE:  QUESTIONS A9 THROUGH A16 (STAYS 1-3)
                             ARE ASKED OF SUBJECTS WHO ARE NO LONGER
                             RESIDENTS IN THE FACILITY (A1=2) AND WHO
                             WERE ALIVE AT THE TIME OF DISCHARGE (A3=1).

                             A9.  Was (name of subject) ever
                             readmitted to (name of facility) after
                             (date of discharge)?

 V299      A    1  157  157
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3597
                         1 = YES .......................................  19
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO B1) ........................... 250
                         8 = DON'T KNOW (SKIP TO B1) ...................   2


                             STAY 1
                             A10.  When was (name of subject) first
                             admitted after (date of discharge)?

 V300      A    2  158  159  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3849
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   2
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   4
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   2
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   1
                        05 = MAY .......................................   1
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   1
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................   1
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................   3
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................   4

 V301      A    2  160  161  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3849
                     05 - 31 ...........................................  18
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1

 V302      A    2  162  163  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3849
                     87 - 88 ...........................................  19


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             A11.  When was (he/she) discharged from
                             that stay?

 V303      A    2  164  165  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3849
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   4
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   1
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   4
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   1
                        05 = MAY .......................................   4
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   1
                        07 = JULY ......................................   1
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................   2
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   1

 V304      A    2  166  167  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3849
                     02 - 29 ...........................................  18
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1

 V305      A    2  168  169  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3849
                     87 - 88 ...........................................  19


                             A12.  Was (he/she) alive at discharge?

 V306      A    1  170  170
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3849
                         1 = YES .......................................  10
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO B2; CODE B1=2) ................   9


                             A13.  Was (he/she) readmitted after that
                             stay?

 V307      A    1  171  171
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3858
                         1 = YES .......................................   4
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO B1) ...........................   6


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             STAY 2
                             A10.  When was (name of subject) next
                             admitted to this facility?

 V310      A    2  172  173  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3864
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   1
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   1
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   1
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   1

 V311      A    2  174  175  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3864
                     07 - 19 ...........................................   4

 V312      A    2  176  177  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3864
                     87 - 88 ...........................................   4


                             A11.  When was (he/she) discharged from
                             that stay?

 V313      A    2  178  179  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3864
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   1
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   1
                        07 = JULY ......................................   1
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   1

 V314      A    2  180  181  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3864
                     05 - 29 ...........................................   4

 V315      A    2  182  183  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3864
                     87 - 88 ...........................................   4


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             A12.  Was (he/she) alive at discharge?

 V316      A    1  184  184
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3864
                         1 = YES .......................................   3
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO B2; CODE B1=2) ................   1


                             A13.  Was (he/she) readmitted after that
                             stay?

 V317      A    1  185  185
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3865
                         1 = YES .......................................   1
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO B1) ...........................   2


                             STAY 3
                             A10.  When was (name of subject) next
                             admitted to this facility?

 V320      A    2  186  187  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3867
                        05 = MAY .......................................   1

 V321      A    2  188  189  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3867
                        31 .............................................   1

 V322      A    2  190  191  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3867
                        88 .............................................   1


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             A11.  When was (he/she) discharged
                             from that stay?

 V323      A    2  192  193  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3867
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   1

 V324      A    2  194  195  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3867
                        03 .............................................   1

 V325      A    2  196  197  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3867
                        88 .............................................   1


                             A12.  Was (he/she) alive at discharge?

 V326      A    1  198  198
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3867
                         1 = YES .......................................   1
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO B2; CODE B1=2) ................   0


                             A13.  Was (he/she) readmitted after
                             that stay?

 V327      A    1  199  199
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3867
                         1 = YES .......................................   0
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO B1) ...........................   1


 BLANK8    A   15  200  214  BLANK


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             SECTION B.
                             B1.  Is (name of subject) alive?

                             NOTE:  THIS QUESTION WAS INTENDED TO OBTAIN
                             CURRENT VITAL STATUS, I.E., AT THE TIME OF
                             INTERVIEW.  HOWEVER, IN SOME CASES FACILITY
                             RESPONDENTS MAY NOT BE REPORTING VITAL STATUS
                             AS OF THE DATE OF INTERVIEW.  FOR EXAMPLE, WHEN
                             THE LAST RESPONDENT CONTACTED WAS A FACILITY
                             AND THE SUBJECT HAD BEEN DISCHARGED ALIVE FROM
                             THAT FACILITY SOMETIME IN THE PAST, THE FACILITY
                             MIGHT BE REPORTING A VITAL STATUS OF ALIVE AT THE
                             TIME OF DISCHARGE.

 V340      A    1  215  215
                         1 = YES (SKIP TO C1) ..........................3145
                         2 = NO ........................................ 723


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             B2.  On what date did (he/she) die?

                             NOTE:  THE SUBJECT'S DATE OF DEATH MAY FALL
                             OUT OF SCOPE FOR THIS FOLLOWUP PERIOD IF
                             INFORMATION ON THE SUBJECT'S DEATH WAS NOT
                             PROVIDED BY EARLIER RESPONDENTS BUT WAS
                             OBTAINED ON WAVE II.  THUS, THIS INFORMATION
                             MAY BE INCONSISTENT WITH THAT FOUND ON
                             PREVIOUSLY RELEASED TAPES.

 V341      A    2  216  217  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3145
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................  73
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................  66
                        03 = MARCH .....................................  75
                        04 = APRIL .....................................  62
                        05 = MAY .......................................  70
                        06 = JUNE ......................................  49
                        07 = JULY ......................................  57
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................  20
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................  31
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................  53
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................  60
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................  87
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  19
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   1

 V342      A    2  218  219  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3145
                     01 - 31 ........................................... 650
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  72
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   1

 V343      A    2  220  221  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3145
                     86 - 88 ........................................... 706
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  16
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   1

 Locations 222-323

 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

 BLANK9    A    2  222  223  BLANK

                             B4.  During the last 6 months before
                             (name of subject's) death, that is, from
                             (date 6 months prior to death) to (date
                             of death), did (he/she) receive hospice
                             care either at home, in the hospital, in
                             a nursing home, or in a freestanding
                             hospice?

                             AFTER THIS QUESTION, SKIP TO D1.

 V345      A    1  224  224
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3145
                         1 = YES .......................................  12
                         2 = NO ........................................ 698
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................   9
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................   4


                             SECTION C.
                             C1.  Where (is/are) (name of
                             subject/you) staying now?

 V350      A    2  225  226
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP (A1=1 or B1=2) ............3255
                        01 = OWN HOME OR APT ........................... 251
                        02 = RELATIVE'S HOME OR APT ....................  55
                        03 = OTHER PRIVATE HOME OR APT .................   7
                        04 = RETIREMENT HOME ...........................  37
                        05 = BOARDING,ROOMING HOUSE OR APT .............  17
                        06 = ANOTHER NURSING HOME ...................... 170
                        07 = GENERAL OR SHORT-TERM HOSPITAL ............  17
                        08 = MENTAL HOSPITAL ...........................  18
                        09 = CHRONIC DISEASE OR OTHER HOSP .............   7
                        10 = HOSPICE ...................................   0
                        11 = SOME OTHER PLACE ..........................   0
                        12 = GROUP HOME,FOSTER HOME,ETC ................  20
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  12
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   2


 BLANK10   A   50  227  276   BLANK


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             C2.  Where was (he/she) living before
                             being admitted to the hospital?

 V352      A    2  277  278
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3851
                        01 = OWN HOME OR APT ...........................   4
                        02 = RELATIVE'S HOME OR APT ....................   2
                        03 = OTHER PRIVATE HOME OR APT .................   0
                        04 = RETIREMENT HOME ...........................   0
                        05 = BOARDING,ROOMING HOUSE OR APT .............   1
                        06 = ANOTHER NURSING HOME ......................   6
                        07 = GENERAL OR SHORT-TERM HOSPITAL ............   0
                        08 = MENTAL HOSPITAL ...........................   3
                        09 = CHRONIC DISEASE OR OTHER HOSP .............   0
                        10 = HOSPICE ...................................   0
                        11 = SOME OTHER PLACE ..........................   1
                        12 = GROUP HOME,FOSTER HOME,ETC ................   0


                             SECTION D.
                             D1.  (Other than the stays you have told
                             me about), did (name of subject/you)
                             have any stays in a nursing home or
                             similar place after (date of last
                             contact)?

 V359      A    1  279  279
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP (A5=1) ....................2476
                         1 = YES ....................................... 227
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO E1) ...........................1152
                         8 = DON'T KNOW (SKIP TO E1) ...................   7
                         9 = REFUSED (SKIP TO E1) ......................   6


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             NOTE:  FOR STAYS 1 THROUGH 3 AN ADMISSION
                             DATE BEFORE THE DATE OF LAST CONTACT EITHER
                             INDICATES THAT THE SUBJECT WAS IN A NURSING
                             HOME ON THE DATE OF THE WAVE I INTERVIEW OR,
                             IT INDICATES THAT THE RESPONDENT TO THE WAVE
                             I INTERVIEW DID NOT HAVE COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE
                             OF THE SUBJECT'S NURSING HOME EXPERIENCE.
                             THUS, THIS INFORMATION MAY BE INCONSISTENT
                             WITH THAT FOUND ON PREVIOUSLY RELEASED TAPES.

                             STAY 1
                             D2.  When (was/were) (name of subject/you)
                             first admitted to a nursing home after
                             (date of last contact)?

 V360      A    2  280  281  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3641
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................  10
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................  15
                        03 = MARCH .....................................  17
                        04 = APRIL .....................................  22
                        05 = MAY .......................................  15
                        06 = JUNE ......................................  20
                        07 = JULY ......................................  13
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................  11
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................   5
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................  24
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................  12
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................  17
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  43
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   3

 V361      A    2  282  283  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3641
                     01 - 31 ........................................... 121
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 103
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   3


 V362      A    2  284  285  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3641
                     86 - 88 ........................................... 191
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  33
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   3


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             NOTE:  INFORMATION ON LENGTH OF STAY (LOS)
                             AND ADMISSION AND DISCHARGE DATES IS
                             RECORDED AS PROVIDED BY RESPONDENTS.
                             THEREFORE, LOS AS REPORTED MAY BE
                             INCONSISTENT WITH LOS AS CALCULATED FROM
                             THE CORRESPONDING ADMISSION AND DISCHARGE
                             DATES.

                             D2a.  How long (was/were) (he/she/you) in
                             the nursing home during this stay?

 V645      A    3  286  288  NUMBER OF UNITS
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3641
                     001 - 045 ......................................... 166
                       998 = DON'T KNOW ................................  59
                       999 = REFUSED ...................................   2

 V646      A    1  289  289  UNIT
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3641
                         1 = DAYS ......................................  17
                         2 = WEEKS .....................................  25
                         3 = MONTHS .................................... 110
                         4 = YEARS .....................................  16
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................  57
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................   2


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             D3.  When (was/were) (he/she/you)
                             discharged from this nursing home stay?

 V363      A    2  290  291  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3641
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   1
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   4
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   1
                        05 = MAY .......................................   5
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   5
                        07 = JULY ......................................   4
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   1
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................   1
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   1
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................   1
                        20 = STILL THERE (SKIP TO E1; CODE D4=2) ....... 165
                        50 = DIED THERE (SKIP TO E1; CODE D4=2) ........  20
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  18

 V364      A    2  292  293  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3826
                     01 - 31 ...........................................  12
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  30

 V365      A    2  294  295  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3826
                     86 - 88 ...........................................  28
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  14


                             D4.  Did (he/she/you) have any other
                             stays in a nursing home or similar place
                             after this stay?

 V366      A    1  296  296
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3641
                         1 = YES .......................................  14
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO E1) ........................... 210
                         8 = DON'T KNOW (SKIP TO E1) ...................   3


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             STAY 2
                             D2.  When (was/were) (name of subject/you)
                             next admitted to a nursing home?

 V370      A    2  297  298  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3854
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   1
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   2
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   2
                        07 = JULY ......................................   2
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   2
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................   1
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   4

 V371      A    2  299  300  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3854
                     05 - 26 ...........................................   8
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   6

 V372      A    2  301  302  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3854
                     87 - 88 ...........................................  11
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   3


                             D2a.  How long (was/were) (he/she/you) in
                             the nursing home during this stay?

 V647      A    3  303  305  NUMBER OF UNITS
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3854
                     002 - 035 .........................................  13
                       998 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1

 V648      A    1  306  306  UNIT
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3854
                         1 = DAYS ......................................   4
                         2 = WEEKS .....................................   4
                         3 = MONTHS ....................................   4
                         4 = YEARS .....................................   1
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             D3.  When (was/were) (he/she/you)
                             discharged from this nursing home stay?

 V373      A    2  307  308  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3854
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   1
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   1
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   1
                        07 = JULY ......................................   1
                        20 = STILL THERE (SKIP TO E1; CODE D4=2) .......   5
                        50 = DIED THERE (SKIP TO E1; CODE D4=2) ........   1
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   4

 V374      A    2  309  310  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3860
                     18 - 22 ...........................................   3
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   5

 V375      A    2  311  312  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3860
                     87 - 88 ...........................................   5
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   3


                             D4.  Did (he/she/you) have any other
                             stays in a nursing home or similar place
                             after this stay?

 V376      A    1  313  313
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3854
                         1 = YES .......................................   3
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO E1) ...........................  11


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             STAY 3
                             D2.  When (was/were) (name of subject/you)
                             next admitted to a nursing home?

 V380      A    2  314  315  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3865
                        05 = MAY .......................................   1
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   1
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1

 V381      A    2  316  317  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3865
                        04 .............................................   1
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   2

 V382      A    2  318  319  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3865
                        88 .............................................   2
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   1


                             D2a.  How long (was/were) (he/she/you) in
                             the nursing home during this stay?

 V649      A    3  320  322  NUMBER OF UNITS
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3865
                     003 - 005 .........................................   3

 V650      A    1  323  323  UNIT
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3865
                         1 = DAYS ......................................   1
                         3 = MONTHS ....................................   2

 Locations 324-393

 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             D3.  When (was/were) (he/she/you)
                             discharged from this nursing home stay?

 V383      A    2  324  325  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3865
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   1
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................   1
                        20 = STILL THERE (SKIP TO E1; CODE D4=2) .......   1

 V384      A    2  326  327  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3866
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   2

 V385      A    2  328  329  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3866
                     87 - 88 ...........................................   2


                             D4.  Did (he/she/you) have any other
                             stays in a nursing home or similar place
                             after this stay?

 V386      A    1  330  330
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3865
                         1 = YES .......................................   0
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO E1) ...........................   3


 BLANK11   A   18  331  348  BLANK


                             SECTION E.
                             E1.  After (date of last contact),
                             (was/were) (he/she/you) a patient in a
                             general or short-term hospital overnight
                             or longer?

 V399      A    1  349  349
                         1 = YES ....................................... 995
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO SECTION H) ....................2806
                         8 = DON'T KNOW (SKIP TO SECTION H) ............  56
                         9 = REFUSED (SKIP TO SECTION H) ...............  11


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             NOTE:  FOR STAYS 1 THROUGH 3 AND LAST STAY
                             AN ADMISSION DATE BEFORE THE DATE OF LAST
                             CONTACT EITHER INDICATES THAT THE SUBJECT
                             WAS IN A HOSPITAL ON THE DATE OF THE WAVE I
                             INTERVIEW OR, IT INDICATES THAT THE
                             RESPONDENT TO THE WAVE I INTERVIEW DID NOT
                             HAVE COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SUBJECT'S
                             HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE.  THUS, THIS INFORMATION
                             MAY BE INCONSISTENT WITH THAT FOUND ON
                             PREVIOUSLY RELEASED TAPES.

                             STAY 1
                             E2.  When (was/were) (he/she/you) first
                             admitted to a general or short-term
                             hospital after (date of last contact)?

 V400      A    2  350  351  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2873
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................  77
                        02 = FEBRUARY .................................. 101
                        03 = MARCH .....................................  94
                        04 = APRIL .....................................  62
                        05 = MAY .......................................  76
                        06 = JUNE ......................................  75
                        07 = JULY ......................................  66
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................  36
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................  43
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................  58
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................  94
                        12 = DECEMBER .................................. 102
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 111

 V401      A    2  352  353  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2873
                     01 - 31 ........................................... 679
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 316

 V402      A    2  354  355  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2873
                     86 - 88 ........................................... 936
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  59


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             NOTE:  INFORMATION ON LENGTH OF STAY (LOS)
                             AND ADMISSION AND DISCHARGE DATES IS RECORDED
                             AS PROVIDED BY RESPONDENTS.  THEREFORE, LOS
                             AS REPORTED MAY BE INCONSISTENT WITH LOS AS
                             CALCULATED FROM THE CORRESPONDING ADMISSION
                             AND DISCHARGE DATES.

                             E2a.  How long (was/were) (he/she/you) in
                             the hospital during this stay?

 V655      A    3  356  358  NUMBER OF UNITS
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2873
                     001 - 045 ......................................... 916
                       998 = DON'T KNOW ................................  79

 V656      A    1  359  359  UNIT
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2873
                         1 = DAYS ...................................... 678
                         2 = WEEKS ..................................... 191
                         3 = MONTHS ....................................  51
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................  75



                                                                         36

           NATIONAL NURSING HOME SURVEY FOLLOWUP: WAVE II, 1988         3868

 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             E3.  When (was/were) (he/she/you)
                             discharged from this hospital stay?

 V403      A    2  360  361  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2873
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................  80
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................  79
                        03 = MARCH .....................................  80
                        04 = APRIL .....................................  61
                        05 = MAY .......................................  56
                        06 = JUNE ......................................  68
                        07 = JULY ......................................  52
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................  35
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................  21
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................  46
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................  71
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................  75
                        20 = STILL THERE (SKIP TO SEC. H; CODE E4=2) ...  23
                        50 = DIED THERE (SKIP TO SEC. H; CODE E4=2) .... 133
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 115

 V404      A    2  362  363  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3029
                     01 - 31 ........................................... 550
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 289

 V405      A    2  364  365  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3029
                     86 - 88 ........................................... 765
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  74


                             E4.  Did (he/she/you) have any other
                             stays in a general or short-term
                             hospital after this stay?

 V406      A    1  366  366
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2873
                         1 = YES ....................................... 198
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO SECTION H) .................... 775
                         8 = DON'T KNOW (SKIP TO SECTION H) ............  22


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             STAY 2
                             E2.  When (was/were) (he/she/you) next
                             admitted to a general or short-term
                             hospital?

 V410      A    2  367  368  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3670
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................  21
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................  19
                        03 = MARCH .....................................  19
                        04 = APRIL .....................................  19
                        05 = MAY .......................................  23
                        06 = JUNE ......................................  18
                        07 = JULY ......................................  23
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................  11
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................   5
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................   3
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   3
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................  17
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  17

 V411      A    2  369  370  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3670
                     01 - 31 ........................................... 153
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  45

 V412      A    2  371  372  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3670
                     86 - 88 ........................................... 188
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  10


                             E2a.  How long (was/were) (he/she/you) in
                             the hospital during this stay?

 V657      A    3  373  375  NUMBER OF UNITS
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3670
                     001 - 030 ......................................... 186
                       998 = DON'T KNOW ................................  12

 V658      A    1  376  376  UNIT
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3670
                         1 = DAYS ...................................... 154
                         2 = WEEKS .....................................  28
                         3 = MONTHS ....................................   5
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................  11


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             E3.  When (was/were) (he/she/you)
                             discharged from this hospital stay?

 V413      A    2  377  378  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3670
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................  18
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................  17
                        03 = MARCH .....................................  16
                        04 = APRIL .....................................  16
                        05 = MAY .......................................  16
                        06 = JUNE ......................................  21
                        07 = JULY ......................................  19
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   9
                        09 = SEPTEMBER .................................   1
                        10 = OCTOBER ...................................   5
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   1
                        12 = DECEMBER ..................................  13
                        20 = STILL THERE (SKIP TO SEC. H; CODE E4=2) ...   9
                        50 = DIED THERE (SKIP TO SEC. H; CODE E4=2) ....  21
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  16

 V414      A    2  379  380  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3700
                     01 - 31 ........................................... 127
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  41

 V415      A    2  381  382  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3700
                     87 - 88 ........................................... 158
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................  10


                             E4.  Did (he/she/you) have any other
                             stays in a general or short-term
                             hospital after this stay?

 V416      A    1  383  383
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3670
                         1 = YES .......................................  44
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO SECTION H) .................... 152
                         8 = DON'T KNOW (SKIP TO SECTION H) ............   2


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             STAY 3
                             E2.  When (was/were) (he/she/you) next
                             admitted to a general or short-term
                             hospital?

 V420      A    2  384  385  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3824
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   4
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   6
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   5
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   4
                        05 = MAY .......................................   8
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   4
                        07 = JULY ......................................   5
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   2
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   3
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   3

 V421      A    2  386  387  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3824
                     01 - 29 ...........................................  37
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   7

 V422      A    2  388  389  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3824
                     87 - 88 ...........................................  41
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   3


                             E2a.  How long (was/were) (he/she/you) in
                             the hospital during this stay?

 V659      A    3  390  392  NUMBER OF UNITS
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3824
                     001 - 165 .........................................  40
                       998 = DON'T KNOW ................................   4

 V660      A    1  393  393  UNIT
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3824
                         1 = DAYS ......................................  34
                         2 = WEEKS .....................................   5
                         3 = MONTHS ....................................   1
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................   4

 Locations 394-484

 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             E3.  When (was/were) (he/she/you)
                             discharged from this hospital stay?

 V423      A    2  394  395  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3824
                        01 = JANUARY ...................................   1
                        02 = FEBRUARY ..................................   5
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   5
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   4
                        05 = MAY .......................................   7
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   4
                        07 = JULY ......................................   4
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   4
                        11 = NOVEMBER ..................................   1
                        20 = STILL THERE (SKIP TO SEC. H; CODE E4=2) ...   1
                        50 = DIED THERE (SKIP TO SEC. H; CODE E4=2) ....   6
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   2

 V424      A    2  396  397  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3831
                     01 - 30 ...........................................  30
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   7

 V425      A    2  398  399  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3831
                     87 - 88 ...........................................  35
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   2


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             E4.  Did (he/she/you) have any other
                             stays in a general or short-term
                             hospital after this stay?

 V426      A    1  400  400
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3824
                         1 = YES .......................................  16
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO SECTION H) ....................  28


                             LAST STAY
                             E5a.  How many other stays did
                             (he/she/you) have in a general or
                             short-term hospital between (date of
                             last contact) and now?

 V437      A    2  401  402  NUMBER OF STAYS
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3852
                     01 - 09 ...........................................  16


                             E5b.  When (was/were) (he/she/you) last
                             admitted to a general or short-term
                             hospital?

 V430      A    2  403  404  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3852
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   4
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   2
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   3
                        07 = JULY ......................................   1
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   6

 V431      A    2  405  406  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3852
                     01 - 24 ...........................................  14
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   2

 V432      A    2  407  408  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3852
                        88 .............................................  16


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             E5c.  How long (was/were) (he/she/you) in
                             the hospital during this stay?

 V661      A    3  409  411  NUMBER OF UNITS
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3852
                     001 - 040 .........................................  16

 V662      A    1  412  412  UNIT
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3852
                         1 = DAYS ......................................  14
                         2 = WEEKS .....................................   2


                             E5d.  When (was/were) (he/she/you)
                             discharged from this hospital stay?

 V433      A    2  413  414  MONTH
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3852
                        03 = MARCH .....................................   3
                        04 = APRIL .....................................   2
                        06 = JUNE ......................................   1
                        07 = JULY ......................................   2
                        08 = AUGUST ....................................   4
                        20 = STILL THERE (SKIP TO SEC. H) ..............   1
                        50 = DIED THERE (SKIP TO SEC. H) ...............   3

 V434      A    2  415  416  DAY
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3856
                     01 - 27 ...........................................  10
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................   2

 V435      A    2  417  418  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................3856
                        88 .............................................  12


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             SECTION H.
                             H1.  Medicaid is a national program which
                             pays for health care for persons in
                             need. When (name of subject/you)
                             (was/were) first admitted to a nursing
                             home, (was/were) (he/she/you) eligible
                             to receive Medicaid benefits for nursing
                             home care?  NOTE:  THIS QUESTION WAS NOT ASKED
                             IF THE SUBJECT HAD BEEN DISCHARGED ALIVE
                             FROM A FACILITY AND NO NON-FACILITY PROXY
                             WAS CONTACTED.


 V451      A    1  419  419
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................  23
                         1 = YES, ELIGIBLE (SKIP TO H4) ................1917
                         2 = NO, INELIGIBLE ............................1567
                         3 = NEVER APPLIED (SKIP TO H5) ................  92
                         8 = DON'T KNOW (SKIP TO H5) ................... 244
                         9 = REFUSED (SKIP TO H5) ......................  25


                             H2.  Why (was/were) (he/she/you)
                             ineligible?

 V452      A    1  420  420
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2301
                         1 = TOO MUCH INCOME/ASSETS .................... 560
                         2 = OWNED PROPERTY ............................  52
                         3 = AGE .......................................  20
                         4 = OTHER ..................................... 130
                         5 = PRIVATE PAY ............................... 767
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................  37
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................   1


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             H3.  Did (he/she/you) later become
                             eligible and receive Medicaid benefits
                             for nursing home care?

 V453      A    1  421  421
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2301
                         1 = YES ....................................... 573
                         2 = NO (SKIP TO H5) ........................... 977
                         8 = DON'T KNOW (SKIP TO H5) ...................  17


                             H4.  What year did (he/she/you) begin to
                             receive Medicaid benefits for nursing
                             home care?

 V454      A    2  422  423  YEAR
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1378
                     65 - 88 ...........................................2095
                        98 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 393
                        99 = REFUSED ...................................   2


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

                             H5.  ASK ONLY IF THE SUBJECT IS CURRENTLY
                             A RESIDENT OF A NURSING HOME.  I am
                             going to read a list of ways in which
                             facilities are paid for their services.
                             Please answer "yes" or "no" to each item
                             that may have helped pay for the care
                             (name of subject) is currently receiving.
                             NOTE:  THIS INFORMATION WAS NOT OBTAINED
                             FOR SOME RESIDENT SUBJECTS FOR WHOM A
                             SECOND RESPONDENT COULD NOT BE CONTACTED.

 V460      A    1  424  424  1. OWN INC, FAMILY, HLTH INS, RET FUNDS, SOC SEC
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1159
                         1 = YES .......................................2134
                         2 = NO ........................................ 390
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 166
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................  19


 V461      A    1  425  425  2. MEDICARE
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1159
                         1 = YES ....................................... 821
                         2 = NO ........................................1694
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 175
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................  19

 V462      A    1  426  426  3. MEDICAID
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1159
                         1 = YES .......................................1805
                         2 = NO ........................................ 710
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 175
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................  19


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

 V464      A    1  427  427  5. STATE FUNDED INDIGENT CARE EXCLUDING MEDICAID
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1159
                         1 = YES .......................................  62
                         2 = NO ........................................2444
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 184
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................  19


 V465      A    1  428  428  6. OTHER GOV'T ASSISTANCE OR WELFARE
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1159
                         1 = YES .......................................  64
                         2 = NO ........................................2444
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 182
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................  19


 V466      A    1  429  429  7. RELIGIOUS ORG., FOUNDATIONS, VOL. AGENCIES
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1159
                         1 = YES .......................................  28
                         2 = NO ........................................2486
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 176
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................  19


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

 V467      A    1  430  430  8. VA (VETERANS ADMINISTRATION)
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1159
                         1 = YES ....................................... 132
                         2 = NO ........................................2380
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 178
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................  19


 V468      A    1  431  431  9. INITIAL PAYMENT-LIFE CARE FUNDS
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1159
                         1 = YES .......................................  14
                         2 = NO ........................................2495
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 180
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................  20


 V469      A    1  432  432  10. NO CHARGE MADE FOR CARE (FACILITY PAYS COSTS)
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1159
                         1 = YES .......................................  38
                         2 = NO ........................................2475
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 177
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................  19


 LABEL    A/N LEN  BEG  END  DESCRIPTION                                FREQ
 -----    --- ---  ---  ---  -----------                                ----

 V470      A    1  433  433  11. SOME OTHER SOURCE
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................1159
                         1 = YES .......................................   1
                         2 = NO ........................................2516
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................ 173
                         9 = REFUSED ...................................  19


 BLANK12   A   50  434  483  BLANK


                             ASK ONLY IF 'YES' TO MEDICAID AS A
                             SOURCE OF PAYMENT.

                             H5a.  You told me that Medicaid helps pay
                             for the care (name of subject) is
                             currently receiving.  Is that skilled
                             nursing care (SNF) or intermediate
                             nursing care (ICF)?

 V463      A    1  484  484
                     BLANK = LEGITIMATE SKIP ...........................2063
                         1 = SKILLED NURSING CARE ...................... 558
                         2 = INTERMEDIATE NURSING CARE .................1186
                         3 = OTHER .....................................  40
                         8 = DON'T KNOW ................................  21

 Locations 485-546

 LABEL    BEG END LEN DESCRIPTION                                       FREQ
 -----    --- --- --- ---------------                                   ----

 CRQWGT   485 492  8  RECORD WEIGHT FROM CRQ FILE - SECOND STAGE INFLATION
                      FACTOR USED TO PRODUCE NATIONAL ESTIMATES OF CURRENT
                      RESIDENTS (4 DECIMAL PLACES IMPLIED)

              BLANK = NOT APPLICABLE ...................................1168
              RANGE = 00098173 - 12742625 ..............................2700


 NOKWGT1  493 500  8  NEXT-OF-KIN WEIGHT 1; FOR CRQ CASES - SECOND STAGE
                      INFLATION FACTOR USED TO PRODUCE NATIONAL ESTIMATES OF
                      ALL CURRENT RESIDENTS WITH A NEXT-OF-KIN LISTED ON CRQ
                      (4 DECIMAL PLACES IMPLIED).  THIS WEIGHT DIFFERS FROM
                      THE CRQ WEIGHT IN POSITIONS 485-492 BY NON-RESPONSE
                      ADJUSTMENTS FOR THE NOK QUESTIONNAIRE GIVEN A RESPONDENT
                      WAS IDENTIFIED AND POST-STRATIFIED ADJUSTMENTS BY AGE AT
                      ADMISSION, SEX AND RACE.

              BLANK = NOT APPLICABLE ...................................1349
              RANGE = 00111138 - 18828133 ..............................2519


 NOKWGT2  501 508  8  NEXT-OF-KIN WEIGHT 2; FOR CRQ CASES - SECOND STAGE
                      INFLATION FACTOR USED TO PRODUCE NATIONAL ESTIMATES OF
                      ALL CURRENT RESIDENTS, INCLUDING THOSE WITHOUT NOK (4
                      DECIMAL PLACES IMPLIED). THIS WEIGHT DIFFERS FROM THE
                      CRQ WEIGHT IN POSITIONS 485-492 BY NON-RESPONSE ADJUST-
                      MENTS FOR THE NOK QUESTIONNAIRE AND POST-STRATIFIED
                      ADJUSTMENTS BY AGE AT ADMISSION, SEX AND RACE.

              BLANK = NOT APPLICABLE ...................................1349
              RANGE = 00112647 - 18085912 ..............................2519


 DRQWGT   509 516  8  RECORD WEIGHT FROM DRQ FILE - SECOND STAGE INFLATION
                      FACTOR USED TO PRODUCE NATIONAL ESTIMATES OF DISCHARGED
                      RESIDENTS (4 DECIMAL PLACES IMPLIED)

              BLANK = NOT APPLICABLE ...................................2679
              RANGE = 00021674 - 25803124 ..............................1189


 LABEL    BEG END LEN DESCRIPTION                                       FREQ
 -----    --- --- --- ---------------                                   ----

 NOKWGT3  517 524  8  NEXT-OF-KIN WEIGHT 3; FOR DRQ CASES -  SECOND STAGE
                      INFLATION FACTOR USED TO PRODUCE NATIONAL ESTIMATES OF
                      ALL DISCHARGED RESIDENTS WITH A NEXT-OF-KIN LISTED ON
                      DRQ (4 DECIMAL PLACES IMPLIED).  THIS WEIGHT DIFFERS
                      FROM THE DRQ WEIGHT IN POSITIONS 509-516 BY NON-RESPONSE
                      ADJUSTMENTS FOR THE NOK QUESTIONNAIRE GIVEN A RESPONDENT
                      WAS IDENTIFIED AND POST-STRATIFIED ADJUSTMENTS BY AGE AT
                      ADMISSION, SEX AND RACE.

              BLANK = NOT APPLICABLE ...................................2718
              RANGE = 00034464 - 31405704 ..............................1150


 NOKWGT4  525 532  8  NEXT-OF-KIN WEIGHT 4; FOR DRQ CASES - SECOND STAGE
                      INFLATION FACTOR USED TO PRODUCE NATIONAL ESTIMATES OF
                      ALL DISCHARGED RESIDENTS, INCLUDING THOSE WITHOUT NOK
                      (4 DECIMAL PLACES IMPLIED). THIS WEIGHT DIFFERS FROM THE
                      DRQ WEIGHT IN POSITIONS 509-516 BY NON-RESPONSE ADJUST-
                      MENTS FOR THE NOK QUESTIONNAIRE AND POST-STRATIFIED
                      ADJUSTMENTS BY AGE AT ADMISSION, SEX AND RACE.

              BLANK = NOT APPLICABLE ...................................2718
              RANGE = 00034710 - 31699199 ..............................1150


 DRQOV1   533 539  7  DISCHARGED RESIDENT OVERLAP CASE ID NUMBER - THE DRQ
                      SAMPLE IS AN EVENT SAMPLE.  AN INDIVIDUAL RESIDENT COULD
                      HAVE MORE THAN ONE STAY IN THE DISCHARGED RESIDENT
                      SAMPLE.  THIS CASE ID NUMBER IS THE DISCHARGED RESIDENT
                      ID NUMBER FOR A SECOND DISCHARGED RESIDENT SAMPLE STAY.

              BLANK = NOT APPLICABLE ...................................3866
              RANGE = 2120368 - 7017361 .......................... .....   2


 CRQOV1   540 546  7  CURRENT RESIDENT OVERLAP CASE ID NUMBER - AN INDIVIDUAL
                      RESIDENT COULD HAVE SAMPLED STAYS IN BOTH THE CURRENT
                      RESIDENT AND DISCHARGED RESIDENT SAMPLES.  THIS ID
                      NUMBER IS THE CURRENT RESIDENT ID NUMBER FOR DISCHARGED
                      RESIDENTS WHO LATER BECAME CURRENT RESIDENTS.

              BLANK = NOT APPLICABLE ...................................3847
              RANGE = 1029248 - 7184237 .......................... .....  21




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