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Belgium Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe, Wave 6 2015

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General Info
Geography 
Belgium (BEL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2015 - 11/2015
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
Summary 

The Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) is a multi-country longitudinal study of aging in Europe. Wave 6 took place in 2015. It included a main questionnaire that included modules on health status and behaviors, self-reported height and weight, mental health, economic status, and social support. Wave 6 added the new innovation of Dried Blood Spots data collection.

Further information on SHARE survey methodology is available on the SHARE website.

Keywords 
Aged adults, Alcohol use, Appetite loss, Assets, Back pain, Birth place, Bladder cancer, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Brain and nervous system cancers, Breast cancer, Breathing difficulty, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Cervix uteri cancer, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Cognitive assessment, Colon and rectum cancers, Corpus uteri cancer, Corrective lenses, Crime, Dairy products, Dental care, Diabetes, Diet, Digestive diseases, Disability, Drug consumption, Education, Employment, Employment benefits, Falls, Fatigue, Fertility, Food expenditures, Fruits and vegetables, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Height, Home care, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household expenditures, Housing, Housing conditions, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Income, Incontinence, Infectious diseases, Injuries, International migration, Internet, Ischemic heart disease, Kidney and other urinary organ cancers, Land ownership, Larynx cancer, Leisure activities, Length of stay, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Liver cancer, Loans, Manufacturing, Marital status, Meat, Medical tests, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Mining, Mobility aids, Mouth cancer, Musculoskeletal diseases, Nursing homes, Occupations, Oesophagus cancer, Osteoarthritis, Ovary cancer, Pain, Pancreas cancer, Parental survival, Parkinson's disease, Peptic ulcer disease, Personal health expenditures, Pharynx cancers, Physical activity, Physical examinations, Physical therapy, Place of death, Prostate cancer, Public social assistance, Respiratory function tests, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sibling survival, Skin cancers, Sleep, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Symptoms, Testicular cancer, Thyroid cancer, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Training programs, Transportation, Unintentional injuries, Vision loss, Weight, Weight change, Working conditions
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