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Section AF: FAMILYI HISTORY - INITIAL VISIT  (Sibling)

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HHID           HRS HOUSEHOLD IDENTIFIER
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Character  Width: 6   Decimals: 0

         This variable uniquely identifies an original HRS household across waves.

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          4215           010059-213468.  Household Identification Number


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PN             HRS PERSON NUMBER
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Character  Width: 3   Decimals: 0

         Each HRS respondent has a Person Number, PN, unique within an original
         household.  In combination, HHID and PN uniquely identify a respondent across
         all waves of the study.

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          2938         010.  Person Number
            56         011.  Person Number
           860         020.  Person Number
             1         021.  Person Number
           173         030.  Person Number
           185         040.  Person Number
             2         041.  Person Number


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AFSNUM         SIBLING NUMBER
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 2   Decimals: 0
         Ref: CNUM

         Sibling mention number.

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          3201                     1-5.  First, second, ..., sibling mentioned
           928                    6-10.  Sixth, seventh, ..., sibling mentioned
            85                   11-15.  Eleventh, twelfth, ..., sibling mentioned
             1                   16-20.  Sixteenth, seventeenth, ..., sibling mentioned


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ADAMSSID       ADAMS SUBJECT IDENTIFIER
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Character  Width: 5   Decimals: 0

         This variable identifies an ADAMS subject in the ADAMS data files.

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          4215             00021-21311.  ADAMS Subject Identification Number


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AFSIB          SIBLING NUMBER AS CODED ON CHART
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Character  Width: 5   Decimals: 0
         Ref: SIB1-SIB16

         BIRTH ORDER CODE FOR SIBLINGS 1-16, INCLUDING SUBJECT.
         BLANK=NO MORE SIBLINGS

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           841       00001.  Sibling number as coded on chart
           759       00002.  Sibling number as coded on chart
           645       00003.  Sibling number as coded on chart
           531       00004.  Sibling number as coded on chart
           425       00005.  Sibling number as coded on chart
           327       00006.  Sibling number as coded on chart
           248       00007.  Sibling number as coded on chart
           166       00008.  Sibling number as coded on chart
           114       00009.  Sibling number as coded on chart
            73       00010.  Sibling number as coded on chart
            44       00011.  Sibling number as coded on chart
            22       00012.  Sibling number as coded on chart
            11       00013.  Sibling number as coded on chart
             6       00014.  Sibling number as coded on chart
             2       00015.  Sibling number as coded on chart
             1       00016.  Sibling number as coded on chart


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AFSRELAT       RELATIONSHIP OF SIBLING TO SUBJECT
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 1   Decimals: 0
         Ref: RELAT1-RELAT16

         SIBLING OR SUBJECT RELATIONSHIP CODE

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          1712           1.  BROTHER
          1659           2.  SISTER
           839           3.  SELF
             5           9.  Not Asked/Not Assessed


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AFSLIVING      IS SIBLING LIVING OR DECEASED
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 1   Decimals: 0
         Ref: LIVING1-LIVING1

         IS (SIBLING/SUBJ) LIVING?

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          2117           1.  YES
          2028           2.  NO
            70           8.  DON'T KNOW
                         9.  Not Asked/Not Assessed


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AFSAGE         CURRENT AGE OR AGE AT DEATH OF SIBLING
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 3   Decimals: 0
         Ref: AGE1-AGE16

         WHAT IS (SIBLING/SUBJ) APPROXIMATE AGE OR AGE AT TIME OF DEATH?

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             3                       0.  Age
           155                    1-19.  Age
            53                   20-29.  Age
            69                   30-39.  Age
           106                   40-49.  Age
           254                   50-59.  Age
           584                   60-69.  Age
          1274                   70-79.  Age
          1028                   80-89.  Age
           260                   90-99.  Age
            11                 100-109.  Age
             1                 110-119.  Age
           417                     998.  DON'T KNOW


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AFSMEDPX       DID SIBLING HAVE A MEDICAL PROBLEM
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 1   Decimals: 0
         Ref: MEDPX1-MEDPX16

         DID (SIBLING/SUBJ) EVER HAVE A HEART ATTACK, STROKE OR OTHER CARDIOVASCULAR
         PROBLEM?

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          1132           1.  YES
          2656           2.  NO
                         6.  NOT ASKED BECAUSE INDIVIDUAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTED AS DECEASED
           423           8.  DON'T KNOW
             4           9.  Not Asked/Not Assessed


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AFSMEMPX       DID SIBLING EVER HAVE MEMORY PROBLEMS
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 1   Decimals: 0
         Ref: MEMPX1-MEMPX16

         DID (SIBLING/SUBJ) EVER HAVE MEMORY PROBLEMS?

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           557           1.  YES
          3286           2.  NO
                         6.  NOT ASKED BECAUSE INDIVIDUAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTED AS DECEASED
           369           8.  DON'T KNOW
             3           9.  Not Asked/Not Assessed


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AFSAGEPX       AGE MEMORY PROBLEMS BEGAN - SIBLING
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 3   Decimals: 0
         Ref: AGEPX1-AGEPX16

         HOW OLD WAS (SIBLING/SUBJ) WHEN SHE/HE STARTED HAVING MEMORY PROBLEMS?

         NOTE: THIS SERIES OF QUESTIONS ARE ONLY ASKED IF THE PERSON HAD MEMORY PROBLEMS
         ENDORSED (MEMPX1-MEMPX16).  THERE WILL NOT BE RESPONSES FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS
         LISTED IN THE FAMILY HISTORY VARIABLES (SIB1-SIB16).

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             2                    1-19.  Age
             4                   20-29.  Age
                                 30-39.  Age
             8                   40-49.  Age
            10                   50-59.  Age
            68                   60-69.  Age
           190                   70-79.  Age
           179                   80-89.  Age
            30                   90-99.  Age
             4                 100-109.  Age
            62                     998.  DON'T KNOW
          3658                   Blank.  Inap


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AFSSUDDEN      MEM PROBLEM BEGAN SUDDENLY/SLOWLY-SIBLING
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 1   Decimals: 0
         Ref: SUDDEN1-SUDDEN1

         Did the memory problems begin suddenly or slowly?

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           113           1.  SUDDENLY
           392           2.  SLOWLY
            51           8.  DON'T KNOW
             1           9.  Not Asked/Not Assessed
          3658       Blank.  Inap


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AFSWORSEN      MEMORY PROBLEMS WORSEN OVER TIME-SIBLING
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 1   Decimals: 0
         Ref: WORSEN1-WORSEN1

         Did the memory problems get worse over time?

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           430           1.  YES
            89           2.  NO
            37           8.  DON'T KNOW
             1           9.  Not Asked/Not Assessed
          3658       Blank.  Inap


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AFSLIMITS      MEM PROB CAUSE DAILY LIMITATIONS-SIBLING
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 1   Decimals: 0
         Ref: LIMITS1-LIMITS1

         Did the memory problems cause limitations with daily activities?

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           373           1.  YES
           137           2.  NO
            46           8.  DON'T KNOW
             1           9.  Not Asked/Not Assessed
          3658       Blank.  Inap


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AFSDRDX        DR DIAGNOSED CAUSE OF MEM TROUBLE-SIBLING
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 1   Decimals: 0
         Ref: DRDX1-DRDX16

         Did a doctor ever give a diagnosis for the cause of the memory trouble?

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           218           1.  YES
           246           2.  NO
            91           8.  DON'T KNOW
             2           9.  Not Asked/Not Assessed
          3658       Blank.  Inap


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AFSDXSPECCD    MEMORY TROUBLE DIAGNOSIS - SIBLING
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 2   Decimals: 0
         Ref: DXSPECCD1-DXSPE

         Doctor's Diagnosis:

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           103           1.  Alzheimer's Disease alone or in combination with other
                             conditions
            35           2.  Dementia alone or in combination with other conditions
            43           3.  Stroke/Possible stroke/TIA alone or in combination with
                             other conditions
             3           4.  Alcoholism/Alcohol Abuse
             2           5.  Brain Tumor/Brain Cancer
             6           6.  Parkinson's Disease
             1           7.  Hypoxia
             1           8.  Aneurysm
             2           9.  Diabetes
             2          10.  Head Injury/trauma alone or in combination with other
                             conditions
                        11.  Heart Attack
            12          12.  Artery blockage/poor circulation/hardening of
                             arteries/cardiac related issues
                        13.  Medication(s), chemical exposure
             2          14.  Neuropsychiatric or Mental Retardation
             6          15.  Other, Specify
          3997       Blank.  Inap


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AFSAUTOP       AUTOPSY PERFORMED ON SIBLING
         Section: AF    Level: Sibling         Type: Numeric    Width: 1   Decimals: 0
         Ref: AUTOP1-AUTOP16

         Was an autopsy performed?

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             4           1.  YES
            90           2.  NO
            53           8.  DON'T KNOW
                         9.  Not Asked/Not Assessed
          4068       Blank.  Inap