General Information

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This survey is part of the LISS Core Study, a longitudinal study delivering a broad range of social core information about the panel members. The questionnaire focuses on health, health perception and health related to job situation.
Longitudinal Type
Longitudinal Study
Changes regarding to the previous wave are specified in the Introduction of the codebook.

List of concepts:

Subjective health, Relative health, Life expectancy, Mental Health Inventory, Length, weight, Chronic problems, Impediment in activities, Mobility Index, Health problems, Impediment in labour participation, Tobacco, Alcohol, Drug use, Medication use, Physical activities, Health improving behaviour, Preventive health care, Use of health care, Sight and hearing
Natalia Kieruj (Centerdata)
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