Earlier in the survey you were asked to indicate whether you have any limitations in your activities. We are now going to ask a few additional questions about activities. Because of a health or physical problem, do you have any difficulty doing the following activities? Bathing

1 I am unable to do this activity 1,7673.0%
2 Yes, I have difficulty 7,91513.4%
3 No, I do not have difficulty 48,50482.1%
Missing Data
. - 8971.5%
Total 59,083 100%

Based upon 58,186 valid cases out of 59,083 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 2.80
  • median: 3.00
  • mode: 3.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 3
  • standard deviation: 0.47

Location: 50-50 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric


Source: This variable was taken from: Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS), 1998-2012.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.

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