Health History

Acronym(s): HHQ; HHQ1; HHQ2

Description: The HH1 section provides specific information relating to the respondent’s diagnosed health conditions and medical treatment; the HHQ2 section provides specific information relating to the respondent’s diagnosed health conditions, medical treatment, and family history of disease.

From 2008-2013, Health History was asked as 2 separate surveys (HH1 & HH2), starting in 2014, HH1&HH2 were combined into a single questionnaire (HH1).

Additional Information/References/Data Sources: Record Source(s): SHOW original questions and some modified from NHANES.

Instrument Used:
(instruments may vary slightly between survey iterations, below are the survey instruments as they were included in each survey year listed)