Background Checks are used for everything from employment to rental housing (Senior Citizens; Assisted Living; Section 8 Housing). A Background Check typically includes Social Security Number, Citizenship Status, criminal, commercial, and financial records and range from minimal sensitivity (such as employment for a minimum wage job) to high (such as a job related to the FBI or National Security). It may include property and driving records, drug testing, evaluations for Medical, Mental, and Physiological examinations, polygraphs and arrests/ imprisonment. Typically, a person cannot refuse a Background Check unless you wish to forfeit what you desire, e.g. that housing, that employment. Reasons for BCs include to verify personal information, personal honesty and integrity, exclude drug users, and general risk management.