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National Health Interview Survey: Longitudinal Study of Aging, 70 Years and Over, 1984-1990

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National Health Interview Survey: Longitudinal Study of Aging, 70 Years and Over, 1984-1990
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National Health Interview Survey: Longitudinal Study of Aging, 70 Years and Over, 1984-1990
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This study, commonly known as the Longitudinal Study of Aging (LSOA), was conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) in collaboration with the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and designed to (1) provide mortality rates by demographic, social, economic, and health characteristics that are not available from the vital statistics system, (2) measure change in the functional status and living arrangements of older people, and (3) provide measures of health care use. It was also designed to describe the continuum from functionally independent living in the community through dependence, possible institutionalization, and finally death. The LSOA is an extension of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) of 1984, following its sample of 16,148 noninstitutionalized elderly people (55 years and over) living in the United States, with a special focus on those who were 70 years and over in 1984. This release of the LSOA contains data on those respondents who had been 70 years and older at the time of their 1984 interviews. The data include 1986, 1988, and 1990 reinterviews, National Death Index matches from 1984-1989, and 1987 interviews with contact persons named by decedents, as well as selected variables from the 1984 NHIS core questionnaire and its two supplements, Health Insurance and the Supplement on Aging (SOA). Two Medicare files are also included: Part 2, Medicare Hospital Records, and Part 3, Other Medicare Use Records (which covers home health care, hospice, and outpatient use). Links also are provided to allow merging of additional variables from the NATIONAL HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY, 1984 (ICPSR 8659)
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  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor]
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National Health Interview Survey: Longitudinal Study of Aging, 70 Years and Over, 1984-1990
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  • 1984--1990
  • 8719
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ICPSR08719.v7
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National Health Interview Survey: Longitudinal Study of Aging, 70 Years and Over, 1984-1990
Publication
Note
  • 1984--1990
  • 8719
Control code
ICPSR08719.v7
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions

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