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Module 1: Adult ADHD
Symptom Prevalence of Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Questions about the frequency of a set of behaviors such as restlessness or inability to concentrate that might indicate adult ADHD.

Module 2: Financial Mismanagement at Older Ages
This module obtains a self-rating of the respondent financial knowledge, followed by questions to ascertain: (1) respondent understanding of basic financial transactions; (2) respondent susceptibility to fraudulent investment opportunities; (3) whether the respondent has been approached by someone encouraging them to invest in a dubious "opportunity"; and (4) whether the respondent followed that advice.

Module 3: Financial Advice and Capacity at Older Ages
This module obtains a self-rating of the respondent's financial knowledge, followed by questions to ascertain whether respondent and/or spouse partner have help managing their finances.

Module 4: Material Hardship
HRS module on material hardship: Explores current conditions of respondent's home.

Module 5: Subjective Conditional Probabilities of Working
For respondents < age 65, this module examines the relationship between the respondent's current as well as future health status and her/his likelihood of working two and four years into the future.

Module 6: Long-term Care (LTC) Expectations
Determines what respondents feel about their future chances of either purchasing long-term care insurance or going into a nursing home given various assumptions, and of having dementia. This module also examines what respondents mean when they give particular responses to "0 to 100 percent chance" questions.

Module 7: Medication Non-Adherence
This module explores six common but somewhat serious health conditions and respondentsí behaviors and concerns related to taking medications as prescribed for these conditions.

Module 8: Religious Life Histories
Religious Life histories: Questions about religious and spiritual experiences that the respondent may have had during childhood/before age 16.

Module 9: Affordable Care Act
This module obtains information on: (1) respondent attitudes concerning the Affordable Care Act (ACA); (2) other health care policies; (3) whether the ACA had any direct on the respondent's own health care; and (4) media sources for ACA information.

Module 10: Coordinated Care
Respondents are asked about interactions with their health care team: regular doctor/nurse practitioner/physician's assistant, nurses, care coordinators, pharmacists, or other health professionals.

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