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Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health 2014 Wave 2 - Mexico: Caregiving Effects

The Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health 2014 Wave 2-Mexico: Caregiving Effects includes 10 items to assess the impact of providing care on caregivers. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

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Geographies Tested: Mexico

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adults

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Interviewer: The next questions ask about how providing care affects you. I would like to know whether you face any problems related to your health and well-being since you began providing care. We want to know how you and your health have been affected by your caregiving duties.

As a result of providing care, or the increase in providing care, over the last 12 months, how much difficulty have you had with:
1. Getting enough sleep?
2. Eating enough food?
3. Having enough energy to do the extra work?
4. Taking care of your own health, ailments or conditions (if exist)?
5. Paying for medicationtreatments for your own ailmentschronic conditions?
6. Visiting friends and relatives as much as before you were providing this level of care?
7. Sharing feelings about caregiving responsibility with others?
8. Financial problems due to loss of income, decreased time available for paid employment, or increased costs or expenses?
9. Knowing about and providing the correct care for health problems for the adults and children?

As a result of providing care, or the increase in providing care, over the last 12 months, how much difficulty have you had with:
10. Experiencing stigma or problems as a result of or associated with the illness or death (that is, have you been treated differently or poorly by the community, friends or family members outside your household)?

Response Options:
None - 1
Mild - 2
Moderate - 3
Severe - 4
Extreme or could not do - 5

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Original Citation

Salinas-Rodriguez, A., & Manrique-Espinoza, B. S. (2016). Mexico - Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health-2014, Wave 2. https://apps.who.int/healthinfo/systems/surveydata/index.php/catalog/212

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