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Ghana WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health 2007-2008

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Ghana Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health 2007-2008, Wave 1
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE)
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy
Summary 

The WHO Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health is a longitudinal survey that focuses on the health of adults over 50 years old in six countries: China, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russia, and South Africa. The survey collected information on individual and household demographics, health status, chronic health conditions, risk factors, disabilities, and quality of life.

The first wave of this study in Ghana obtained completed interviews of 5,329 individuals and 5,177 households within urban and rural areas throughout Ghana.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ghana Health Service, Ministry of Health (Ghana), University of Ghana, World Health Organization (WHO). Ghana WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health 2007-2008.