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The Resource National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP), Linda J. Waite, Edward O. Laumann, Wendy Levinson, Stacy Tessler Lindau, Martha K. McClintock, Colm A. O'Muircheartaigh, L. Philip Schumm, (electronic resource)

National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP), Linda J. Waite, Edward O. Laumann, Wendy Levinson, Stacy Tessler Lindau, Martha K. McClintock, Colm A. O'Muircheartaigh, L. Philip Schumm, (electronic resource)

Label
National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP)
Title
National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP)
Statement of responsibility
Linda J. Waite, Edward O. Laumann, Wendy Levinson, Stacy Tessler Lindau, Martha K. McClintock, Colm A. O'Muircheartaigh, L. Philip Schumm
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The health of older adults is influenced by many factors. One of the least understood is the role that social support and personal relationships may play in healthy aging. The National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP) is the first population-based study of health and social factors on a national scale, aiming to understand the well-being of older, community-dwelling Americans by examining the interactions among physical health, illness, medication use, cognitive function, emotional health, sensory function, health behaviors, and social connectedness. It is designed to provide health providers, policy makers, and individuals with useful information and insights into these factors, particularly on social and intimate relationships. The study will be important in finding new ways to reduce morbidity and prevent dysfunction and disease as people age. The National Opinion Research Center (NORC), along with Principal Investigators at the University of Chicago, conducted more than 3,000 interviews during 2005 and 2006 with a nationally representative sample of adults aged 57 to 85. Face-to-face interviews and biomeasure collection took place in respondents' homes. Included in the Core File (Part 1) are: demographic characteristics, social networks, social and cultural activity, physical and mental health including cognition, well-being, illness, medications and alternative therapies, history of sexual and intimate partnerships and patient-physician communication. Also included in the Core File is a count of the total number of drugs taken, and a variable for each observed therapeutic categories indicating whether the respondent reported taking one or more medications in that category. These variables are derived from the information in the medications file, and so are guaranteed to be consistent with it. The Marital History Data (Part 2) contains one record for... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR20541
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Date time place
Start: 2005-07; and end: 2006-03
Funding information
United States Department of Health and HumanServices. National Institutes of Health. National Institute on Aging; United States Department of Health and HumanServices. National Institutes of Health. National Institute ofNursing Research
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Waite, Linda J
  • Laumann, Edward O
  • Levinson, Wendy S
  • Tessler Lindau, Stacy
  • McClintock, Martha K
  • O'Muircheartaigh, Colm A
  • Schumm, L. Philip
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
20541
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging
  • Anxiety
  • Attitudes
  • Body height
  • Body weight
  • Demographic characteristics
  • Doctor visits
  • Ethnicity
  • Family size
  • Health attitudes
  • Health behavior
  • Health problems
  • Health services utilization
  • Health status
  • Illness
  • Intimate partnerships
  • Life satisfaction
  • Medical evaluation
  • Medical procedures
  • Menopause
  • Mental health
  • Morbidity
  • Older adults
  • Quality of life
  • Sexual activity
  • Social networks
  • Social support
Target audience
specialized
Label
National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP), Linda J. Waite, Edward O. Laumann, Wendy Levinson, Stacy Tessler Lindau, Martha K. McClintock, Colm A. O'Muircheartaigh, L. Philip Schumm, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Core Data; Part 2: Marital History Data; Part 3: Social Network Data; Part 4: Medications Data
Control code
MIU01000000000000005642235
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/20541.xml AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190872074
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20541
  • (OCoLC)ocn190872074
  • (OCoLC)190872074
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20541
  • (OCoLC)ocn190872074
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
4 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup files + SPSS setup files + Stata setup files + data collection instruments.
Label
National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP), Linda J. Waite, Edward O. Laumann, Wendy Levinson, Stacy Tessler Lindau, Martha K. McClintock, Colm A. O'Muircheartaigh, L. Philip Schumm, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Core Data; Part 2: Marital History Data; Part 3: Social Network Data; Part 4: Medications Data
Control code
MIU01000000000000005642235
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/20541.xml AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190872074
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20541
  • (OCoLC)ocn190872074
  • (OCoLC)190872074
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20541
  • (OCoLC)ocn190872074
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
4 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup files + SPSS setup files + Stata setup files + data collection instruments.

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