Health problems, self-reported of person

Status: This standard was approved as a departmental standard on July 15, 1998.


Health problems, self-reported refers to whether or not a person has reported that a health professional has diagnosed him or her with a long-term or chronic medical condition. Long-term or chronic conditions are those which have lasted, or are expected to last, six months or more.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programs.

Conformity to relevant internationally recognized standards

There are no relevant internationally recognized standards.


Relation to previous version

  • Health problems, self-reported of person July 15, 1998 to current

    This is the current standard.

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