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Costa Rica Longevity and Healthy Aging Study 2004-2006


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Costa Rica Estudio de Longevidad y Envejecimiento Saludable (CRELES) 2005
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2004 - 09/2006
Data type
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative
Aged adults, Alcohol use, Anthropometry, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Breast cancer, Breathing difficulty, Cancers, Cataracts, Cervix uteri cancer, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Chronic respiratory diseases, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Cough, Diabetes, Diet, Edentulism, Environmental tobacco smoke, Falls, Fatigue, Folic acid supplements, Glaucoma, Glomerular filtration rate, Glucose tests, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperplasia of prostate, Hypertension, Incontinence, Iron supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Maternal conditions, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Musculoskeletal diseases, Nausea, Occupational injuries, Osteoporosis, Pain, Prostate cancer, Respiratory function tests, Road traffic injuries, Sanitation, Sense organ diseases, Social class, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Vitamin D supplements, Vomiting, Weight, Weight change, Body mass index, Chronic kidney diseases, Adult mortality, Agriculture, COPD, Chemotherapy, Child mortality, Cognitive assessment, Community health clinics, Dairy products, Digital rectal examinations, Drug consumption, Education, Employment, Employment benefits, Eye examinations, Family composition, Fruits, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Hearing tests, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Income, Insulin, Kidney and other urinary organ cancers, Length of stay, Living conditions, Malaria, Marital status, Medical tests, Medicines, Milk, Mobility aids, Occupations, Pap smears, Parental survival, Personal caregivers, Personal health expenditures, Physical activity, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Radiation therapy, Refrigeration, Religion, Screening mammography, Sepsis, Starchy vegetables, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Unipolar depressive disorders, Vegetables, FFQ
Suggested citation 

Rosero-Bixby, Luis , Xinia Fern√°ndez, and William H. Dow. CRELES: Costa Rican Longevity and Healthy Aging Study, 2005 (Costa Rica Estudio de Longevidad y Envejecimiento Saludable) [Computer file]. ICPSR26681-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-07-21. doi:10.3886/ICPSR26681

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