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CMIDISATSCH
Mental disorder prevented school attendance

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Description

For sample persons aged 5 to 17 and sample persons aged 18 to 24 who did not work or had a job from which they were temporarily absent during the previous 2 weeks, and who had schizophrenia, paranoid or delusional disorder, manic episodes or manic depression, major depression, severe personality disorder, Alzheimer's or other senile disorder, alcohol abuse disorder, drug abuse disorder, mental retardation, or other serious mental or emotional disorder in the past 12 months, CMIDISATSCH reports if having any disorder(s) mentioned above entirely prevents the sample person from attending regular school or college.

CMIDISATSCH is part of the Mental Health Supplement in 1989 that collects information on the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of services people receive. For more information about this supplement and other related variables, please use the IHIS search function and drop-down menus.

Comparability

There are no comparability issues.

Universe

  • 1989: Persons age 5 to 17 and persons age 18 to 24 who did not work or have a job from which they were temporarily absent during the previous 2 weeks and who had schizophrenia, paranoid or delusional disorder, manic episodes or manic depression, major depression, severe personality disorder, Alzheimer's or other senile disorder, alcohol abuse disorder, drug abuse disorder, mental retardation, or other serious mental or emotional disorder in the past 12 months.

Availability

  • 1989

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