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Table 9 Subset of health-related indicators from the Public health monitor (‘HeMo’)

From: A machine learning approach to small area estimation: predicting the health, housing and well-being of the population of Netherlands

Health-related indicator Original name Description
Drinker lfala217 Drank alcohol in the past 12 months
Drinker_over6gd lfalaa213 Drinks over 6 glasses of alcohol per day
Drinker_heavy lfala213 Drinks at least 1 times a week at least 6 (M) or 4 (F) glasses per day
Drinker_excess lfals231 Drinks alcohol in excess of recommendation
Drinker_excess_old lfals230 Drinks alcohol in excess of recommendation (old definition)
Drinker_under1gd lfals232 Drinks under 1 glass of alcohol per day
Weight_overweight aggws204 Overweight, BMI 25 or higher
Weight_obese aggws205 Obese, BMI 30 or higher
Weight_underweight aggws206 Underweight, BMI 18.5 or lower
Weight_healthy aggws207 Healthy weight, BMI 18.5–25
Weight_overweight_moderate aggws208 Moderately overweight, BMI 25–30
Smoker lfrka205 Smoker
Smoker_past lfrka206 Smoked in the past
Smoker_never lfrka207 Has never smoked
Health_reportgood klgga208 Considers own health as good
Illness_longterm calga260 Has an illness of duration 6 months or longer
Health_limited calga264 Is limited in daily life by problems with health
Health_limited_severe calga265 Is seriously limited in daily life by problems with health
Illness_longterm_limited calga267 Is limited in daily life by problems with health 6 months or longer
Disability_hearing lgbps203 Has a hearing disability (great difficulty with 1 of 2 OECD items)
Disability_vision lgbps204 Has a vision disability (great difficulty with 1 of 2 OECD items)
Disability_mobility lgbps205 Has a mobility disability (great difficulty with 1 of 3 OECD items)
Disability_any lgbps209 Has a hearing, vision, or mobility disability (1 of 7 OECD items)
Feels_lifecontrol ggrls203 Feels moderate or much control over their own life
Anxietydepression_moderate ggada202 Moderate or high risk of anxiety disorder or depression
Anxietydepression_high ggada203 High risk of anxiety disorder or depression
Exercise_guideline ki_rlbew2017 Complies with the 2017 exercise guideline
Exercise kisporter Core indicator of actual exercise
Lonely ggees217 Is lonely
Lonely_severe ggees209 Is seriously lonely
Lonely_emotional ggees218 Is emotionally lonely
Lonely_social ggees219 Is socially lonely
Volunteer mmvwa201 Does volunteer work
Difficultyfinancial_12m mmika201 In the past 12 months experienced difficulty with household income
Caregiver_informal mcmzgs203 Caregiver (at least 3 months and/or at least 8 hours a week)
Much_stress ggsts16 Experienced a lot of stress in the past 4 weeks
Severe_noise_disturb woghba218 Experiences severe noise disturbance by neighbors
Walk_to_work wwlmwk (Partly) walks to work at least 1 day a week
Bike_to_work wwfmwk (Partly) bikes to work at least 1 day a week
Walk_or_bike_to_work wwfmwk, wwlmwk (Partly) bikes or walks to work at least 1 day a week