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Costa Rica Longevity and Healthy Aging Study 2006-2008, Wave 2 - UC Berkeley

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Costa Rica Estudio de Longevidad y Envejecimiento Saludable (CRELES) 2007
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/2007 - 07/2008
Series or system 
Costa Rica Longevity and Healthy Aging Study (CRELES)
Data type
Survey:
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Costa Rican Longevity and Healthy Aging Study (CRELES) is a nationally-representative longitudinal survey of 2,827 Costa Ricans age 60 and older. This survey wave, the second round, collected information from 2,364 participants. Topics studied include health status, mental health, living conditions, health behaviors, health care use, social support, and socioeconomic status. Anthropometric measurements and blood tests were also collected.

Keywords 
Aged adults, Alcohol use, Anthropometry, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breast cancer, Cancers, Cataracts, Cervix uteri cancer, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Chronic respiratory diseases, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Diabetes, Diet, Edentulism, Falls, Folic acid supplements, Glomerular filtration rate, Glucose tests, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperplasia of prostate, Hypertension, Iron supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Kidney and other urinary organ cancers, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Malaria, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Mobility aids, Musculoskeletal diseases, Osteoporosis, Physical activity, Prostate cancer, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Vitamin D supplements, Weight, Weight change, 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, Incontinence, Insulin, Length of stay, Living conditions, Marital status, Medical tests, Medicines, Milk, Occupations, Pain, Pap smears, Parental survival, Personal caregivers, Personal health expenditures, 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
Citation
Funders 
Suggested citation 
Central American Population Center, University of Costa Rica, University of California, Berkeley. Costa Rica Longevity and Healthy Aging Study 2006-2008, Wave 2 - UC Berkeley. Berkeley, CA, United States: University of California, Berkeley.