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. "Appendix B: Information on Selected Variables." Describing Death in America: What We Need to Know. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2003.
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INFORMATION ON SELECTED VARIABLES
site of death:
cause of death:
relationship of people living with
hypertension, heart attack, angina, stroke, Alzheimer, dementia, mental health, diabetes, cancer, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, cirrhosis, arthritis
mobility, ADL, IADL
quality of life:
trouble understanding, remembering, recognizing, problem behaviors
health services utilization support services:
satisfaction with care:
did family members help/live with/help pay for care
decedent funds and family expenses includes “help at home”