TABLE B-3 Child Health Status, Functioning, and Health Potential Measures

Health Measures

NHIS

NHANES

MEPS

I. Functioning

 

 

 

 

A. Physical functioning

 

 

 

1. Diseases

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2. Injuries

 

 

 

3. Impairments

 

 

 

 

Limitations in mobility

 

 

 

Impairments needing wheelchair, etc.

 

 

 

Gross and fine motor deficits

 

 

 

 

 

Hearing difficulty, deafness

 

●●

 

 

 

Vision difficulty, blindness

●●

○●

●●

 

 

 

Speech difficulty

 

 

 

 

 

Delays in growth or development

 

 

 

 

 

Measurement of height

 

 

 

 

Measurement of weight

●●

●●

 

 

 

Restriction of usual activities

●●

●●

●●

 

 

 

Limitations due to oral health

 

 

 

 

4. Symptoms

 

 

B. Psychological functioning

 

 

 

1. Cognitive functioning

 

 

 

 

Alertness problems

 

 

 

 

Confusion problems

 

●●

 

 

 

 

Inattentiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Concentration difficulty

 

 

 

 

 

Problem-solving deficits

 

 

 

 

Language use/comprehension deficits

 

 

 

 

Reading difficulty

 

 

 

 

Learning disability

●●

 

 

2. Emotional functioning

 

 

 

 

Limitations in usual activities

 

 

 

 

Attachment problems

 

 

 

 

Negative affect, mood, or depression

 

●●

 

 

 

Consideration of suicide

 

 

 

 

Infant temperament

 

 

 

 

Temperament problems

 

 

 

 

Anxious, nervous, or worrisome

 

 

 

 

Trouble with self-regulation

 

 

 

 

Poor self-esteem and self-perception

 

 

 

 

Negative body image

 

 

 

 

Self-sufficiency problems

 

 

 

 

Difficulty getting to sleep

 

 

 

C. Social functioning

 

 

 

 

Relational capacity deficits

 

 

 

 

Cooperation problems

 

 

 

 

 

Poor integration or connection

 

 

 

 

Conduct/delinquency problems

 

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Poor academic performance

 

 

 

 

School days missed

 



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