- Questionnaire Text
- UnHarmonized Variables
Codes and Frequencies
DIFFMOB indicates whether the respondent has any physical, mental, or emotional condition lasting six months or more that makes it difficult or impossible to perform basic activities outside the home alone. This does not include temporary health problems, such as broken bones or pregnancies.
For more information about difficulty variables in the CPS see DIFFANY.
This variable is completely comparable across years.
Comparability with IPUMS-USA
This variable is fully comparable to the IPUMS-USA variable DIFFMOB, although the CPS question wording differs slightly from that in the pre-2008 ACS data.
- Civilians age 15+.
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