18.11.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 386/9


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2020/1721

of 17 November 2020

specifying technical items of data sets of the sample survey in the income and living conditions domain on health and quality of life pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 October 2019 establishing a common framework for European statistics relating to persons and households, based on data at individual level collected from samples, amending Regulations (EC) No 808/2004, (EC) No 452/2008 and (EC) No 1338/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Regulation (EC) No 577/98 (1), and in particular Article 7(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

To ensure the accurate implementation of the sample survey as regards the living conditions domain, the Commission should specify the technical items of the data set.

(2)

The EU statistics on income and living conditions survey (‘EU-SILC survey’) is a key instrument for providing information required by the European Semester and the European Pillar of Social Rights, in particular on income distribution, poverty and social exclusion. It also provides information on health care, health determinants, health status and disability from the three yearly module on Health; and data on well-being and social and cultural participation from the six yearly module on Quality of life.

(3)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the European Statistical System Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The technical characteristics of the data set for the three yearly module on Health and six yearly module on Quality of life in the income and living conditions domain are set out in the Annex and refer to:

(a)

the variable’s identifier;

(b)

the variable’s name;

(c)

the modality label and code;

(d)

the collection unit;

(e)

the mode of collection;

(f)

the reference period.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 17 November 2020.

For the Commission

The President

Ursula VON DER LEYEN


(1)  OJ L 261 I, 14.10.2019, p. 1.


ANNEX

Technical characteristics of variables

Variable’s identifier

Variable name

Modality code

Modality label

Collection unit

Mode of collection

Reference period

Health care

HS200

Financial burden of medical care (excluding medicines)

1

2

3

Heavy burden

Somewhat burden

Not a burden at all

Household

Household respondent

Last 12 months

HS200_F

Financial burden of medical care (excluding medicines) (flag)

1

-1

-2

-7

Filled

Missing

Not applicable (no one in the household needed/had medical care)

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

HS210

Financial burden of dental care

1

2

3

Heavy burden

Somewhat burden

Not a burden at all

Household

Household respondent

Last 12 months

HS210_F

Financial burden of dental care (flag)

1

-1

-2

-7

Filled

Missing

Not applicable (no one in the household needed/had dental care)

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

HS220

Financial burden of medicines

1

2

3

Heavy burden

Somewhat burden

Not a burden at all

Household

Household respondent

Last 12 months

HS220_F

Financial burden of medicines (flag)

1

-1

-2

-7

Filled

Missing

Not applicable (no one in the household needed/used medicines)

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH090

Number of consultations with of a general practitioner or family doctor in the past 12 months

1

2

3

4

5

None

1-2 times

3-5 times

6-9 times

10 times or more

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity) or registers

Last 12 months

PH090_F

Number of consultations with of a general practitioner or family doctor in the past 12 months (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH080

Number of consultations with dentist or orthodontist or other dental care specialists in the past 12 months

1

2

3

4

5

None

1-2 times

3-5 times

6-9 times

10 times or more

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity) or registers

Last 12 months

PH080_F

Number of consultations with dentist or orthodontist or other dental care specialists in the past 12 months (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH100

Number of consultations of a medical or surgical specialist (excluding dentists, orthodontists or other dental care specialists) in the past 12 months

1

2

3

4

5

None

1-2 times

3-5 times

6-9 times

10 times or more

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity) or registers

Last 12 months

PH100_F

Number of consultations of a medical or surgical specialist (excluding dentists, orthodontists or other dental care specialists) in the past 12 months (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

Health determinants

PH110A

BMI 1 Weight

20-350

weight kg

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Current

PH110A_F

BMI 1 Weight (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH110B

BMI 2 Height

50-250

height cm

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Current

PH110B_F

BMI 2 Height (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH122

Type of physical activity when working

1

2

3

4

Mostly sitting

Mostly standing

Mostly walking or tasks of moderate physical effort

Mostly heavy labour or physically demanding work

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Typical week

PH122_F

Type of physical activity when working (flag)

1

-1

-2

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not applicable (PL032≠1)

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH132

Frequency of physical activities (excluding working)

1

2

3

4

5

6

Twice or more a day

Once a day

4 to 6 times a week

1 to 3 times a week

Less than once a week

Never

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Typical week

PH132_F

Frequency of physical activities (excluding working) (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH142

Frequency of eating fruit (excluding any juice)

1

2

3

4

5

6

Twice or more a day

Once a day

4 to 6 times a week

1 to 3 times a week

Less than once a week

Never

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

A typical week

PH142_F

Frequency of eating fruit (excluding any juice) (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH152

Frequency of eating vegetables or salad (excluding any juice)

1

2

3

4

5

6

Twice or more a day

Once a day

4 to 6 times a week

1 to 3 times a week

Less than once a week

Never

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

A typical week

PH152_F

Frequency of eating vegetables or salad (excluding any juice) (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH171

Frequency of tobacco use (including electronic cigarettes or similar electronic devices)

1

2

3

4

5

Yes, daily

Yes, a few times a week

Yes, a few times a month

Yes, a few times in the year

Not at all

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Last 12 months

PH171_F

Frequency of tobacco use (including electronic cigarettes or similar electronic devices) (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH180

Frequency of consumption of an alcoholic drink of any kind

1

2

3

4

5

Yes, daily

Yes, a few times a week

Yes, a few times a month

Yes, a few times in the year

Not at all

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Last 12 months

PH180_F

Frequency of consumption of an alcoholic drink of any kind (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

Details on health status and disability

PH101

Difficulty in seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses

1

2

3

4

No, no difficulty

Yes, some difficulty

Yes, a lot of difficulty

Cannot see at all

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Current

PH101_F

Difficulty in seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH111

Difficulty in hearing, even when using a hearing aid

1

2

3

4

No, no difficulty

Yes, some difficulty

Yes, a lot of difficulty

Cannot hear at all

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Current

PH111_F

Difficulty in hearing, even when using a hearing aid (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH121

Difficulty in walking or climbing steps

1

2

3

4

No, no difficulty

Yes, some difficulty

Yes, a lot of difficulty

Cannot walk at all

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Current

PH121_F

Difficulty in walking or climbing steps (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH131

Difficulty in remembering or concentrating

1

2

3

4

No, no difficulty

Yes, some difficulty

Yes, a lot of difficulty

Cannot remember/ focus at all

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Current

PH131_F

Difficulty in remembering or concentrating (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH141

Difficulty (with self-care such as) washing all over or dressing

1

2

3

4

No, no difficulty

Yes, some difficulty

Yes, a lot of difficulty

Cannot wash or dress at all

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Current

PH141_F

Difficulty (with self-care such as) washing all over or dressing

(flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PH151

Difficulty in communicating (using usual language, for example understanding or being understood by others)

1

2

3

4

No, no difficulty

Yes, some difficulty

Yes, a lot of difficulty

Cannot communicate at all

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Current

PH151_F

Difficulty in communicating (using usual language, for example understanding or being understood by others) (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

Well-being

PW241

Feeling left out

1

2

3

4

5

99

Strongly agree

Agree

Neither agree nor disagree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

Don’t know

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview

Current

PW241_F

Feeling left out (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PW030

Satisfaction with financial situation

0-10

99

Not at all satisfied to Completely satisfied

Do not know

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview

Current

PW030_F

Satisfaction with financial situation (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PW160

Satisfaction with personal relationships

0-10

99

Not at all satisfied to Completely satisfied

Do not know

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview

Current

PW160_F

Satisfaction with personal relationships (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PW120

Satisfaction with time use (amount of leisure time)

0-10

99

Not at all satisfied to Completely satisfied

Do not know

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview

Current

PW120_F

Satisfaction with time use (amount of leisure time) (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PW230

Feeling lonely

1

2

3

4

5

99

All of the time

Most of the time

Some of the time

A little of the time

None of the time

Do not know

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview

Last 4 weeks

PW230_F

Feeling lonely (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PW090

Being happy

1

2

3

4

5

99

All of the time

Most of the time

Some of the time

A little of the time

None of the time

Do not know

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview

Last 4 weeks

PW090_F

Being happy (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PW180

Help from others

1

2

Yes

No

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview

Usual

PW180_F

Help from others (flag)

1

-1

-2

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not applicable (no relatives, friends, neighbours)

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

Social and cultural participation

PS010

Number of times going to the cinema

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

At most 3 times

More than 3 times

No – cannot afford it

No – lack of interest

No – no cinema nearby

No – lack of time

No – watching films by other means (TV, internet)

No – other reasons

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Last 12 months

PS010_F

Number of times going to the cinema (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS020

Number of times going to live performances (plays, concerts, operas, ballet and dance performances)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

At most 3 times

More than 3 times

No – cannot afford it

No – lack of interest

No – no live performances nearby

No – lack of time

No – other reasons

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Last 12 months

PS020_F

Number of times going to live performances (plays, concerts, operas, ballet and dance performances) (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS030

Number of visits to cultural sites

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

At most 3 times

More than 3 times

No – cannot afford it

No – lack of interest

No – no cultural sites nearby

No – lack of time

No – other reasons

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Last 12 months

PS030_F

Number of visits to cultural sites (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS040

Number of times attending live sport events

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

At most 3 times

More than 3 times

No – cannot afford it

No – lack of interest

No – no live sport events nearby

No – lack of time

No – watching sport events by other means (TV, internet)

No – other reasons

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Last 12 months

PS040_F

Number of times attending live sport events (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS041

Practice of artistic activities

1

2

3

4

5

6

Daily

Every week (not every day)

Several times a month (not every week)

Once a month

At least once a year (less than once a month)

Never

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Usual

PS041_F

Practice of artistic activities (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS042

Reading books (including e-books or audio books, during year)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Yes – 1-4 books

Yes – 5-9 books

Yes – at least 10 books

No – cannot afford it

No – lack of interest

No – lack of time

No – lack of access

No – other reasons

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Last 12 months

PS042_F

Reading books (including e-books or audio books, during year) (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS050

Frequency of getting together with family (relatives)

1

2

3

4

5

6

99

Daily

Every week (not every day)

Several times a month (not every week)

Once a month

At least once a year (less than once a month)

Never

No relatives

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Usual

PS050_F

Frequency of getting together with family (relatives) (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS060

Frequency of getting together with friends

1

2

3

4

5

6

Daily

Every week (not every day)

Several times a month (not every week)

Once a month

At least once a year (less than once a month)

Never

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Usual

PS060_F

Frequency of getting together with friends (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS070

Frequency of contacts with family (relatives)

1

2

3

4

5

6

99

Daily

Every week (not every day)

Several times a month (not every week)

Once a month

At least once a year (less than once a month)

Never

No relatives

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Usual

PS070_F

Frequency of contacts with family (relatives) (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS080

Frequency of contacts with friends

1

2

3

4

5

6

Daily

Every week (not every day)

Several times a month (not every week)

Once a month

At least once a year (less than once a month)

Never

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Usual

PS080_F

Frequency of contacts with friends (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS110

Participation in formal voluntary activities

1

2

3

4

5

6

Yes – charitable organisation

Yes – cultural organisation

Yes – sport organisation

Yes – religious organisation of any faith

Yes – other organisation

No

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Last 12 months

PS110_F

Participation in formal voluntary activities (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS111

Participation in informal voluntary activities

1

2

Yes

No

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Last 12 months

PS111_F

Participation in informal voluntary activities (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)

 

 

 

PS102

Active citizenship

1

2

3

4

Yes

No- lack of interest

No – lack of time

No – other reason

All current household members aged 16 and over or selected respondent (where applies)

Personal interview (proxy as an exception for persons temporarily away or in incapacity)

Last 12 months

PS102_F

Active citizenship (flag)

1

-1

-3

-7

Filled

Missing

Not selected respondent

Not applicable (Not collected according to the implementation of the ‘multiannual rolling planning’)