Whether has other long-term health condition(s) (HOLHP)
This variable describes whether a person has been told by a doctor or nurse that they have a long-term health condition that is not:
- cancer (including remission)
- dementia (including Alzheimer’s)
- diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes)
- heart disease (including heart attack or angina)
- kidney disease
- lung conditions (including COPD or emphysema)
- mental health conditions (including depression or anxiety)
This variable does not indicate whether a person has multiple long-term health conditions.
|111||Has one or more other long-term health conditions|
|112||Does not have any other long-term health conditions|
Number of categories: 4
See Understanding supplementary codes for more information.
Question(s) from the Census form
Has the person been told by a doctor or nurse that they have any of these long-term health conditions?
How this variable is created
This variable is derived from responses to the long-term health conditions question. It counts the number of people who marked ‘Any other long-term health condition(s)’.
History and changes
This is a new variable for 2021.
Data use consideration
There are no data use considerations for this variable.
This variable does not have a non-response rate as it is created during Census processing by using responses from one or more questions on the Census form. For the item non-response rate for the Health question, see CLTHP.
Related variables and glossary terms
- Type of long-term health condition (LTHP)