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How often feels isolated from others


For adults 18 and older who completed the Social and Health Experiences (SHE) self-administered questionnaire (SDOHELIG), LONEISOLATED indicates how often the respondent feels isolated from others. LONEISOLATED was fielded as one of three questions about loneliness included in the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) supplement fielded via the 2021 SHE pencil-and-paper questionnaire. The SHE questionnaire was the first MEPS-HC questionnaire to be fielded using paper and web modes. Please see LONECOMPAN for more information about the Loneliness variables included in the SDOH supplement. Please see SATISFIED for more information about the SDOH supplement, including a complete list of variables fielded on the 2021 SHE.

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  • 2021: Sample adults age 18+ and eligible for SDOH with data recorded (SDOHELIG).


  • 2021



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