Variable Details

Available Studies

ROS, MAP, MARS, LATC

Scaled? 

Not Scaled

Variable Type 

Longitudinal

Variable Name 

claudication_cum

Categories

Medical Conditions

History of claudication
Self-reported history of claudication

History of claudication is a marker of peripheral vascular disease and is based on self-report. For any given cycle, this variable indicates reported claudication in past history or in at least one follow-up cycle up to and including that cycle. Participants are asked the following questions:

  1. Do you get pain in either leg while walking? [Yes/No]
  2. If yes, in what part of your leg do you feel it? [Open-ended]
Value Coding
0 No history of claudication - Never reported pain in legs or only reported pain that did not include the calves
1 History of claudication - Reported pain in calves while walking prior to or in the given cycle

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