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Israel Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe, Wave 2 2009-2010

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General Info
Geography 
Israel (ISR)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2009 - 08/2010
Series or system 
Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)
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. The second round took place primarily in 2006 and 2007, with data collection in Israel in 2009 and 2010. Wave 2 included a main questionnaire that included 22 modules on health status and behaviors, self-reported height and weight, mental health, economic status, social support, and an additional "end of life" questionnaire that was conducted for deceased respondents. Data were collected through face-to-face and computer-aided personal interviews, as well as a self-administered written questionnaire.

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

Keywords 
Aged adults, Alcohol use, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Analgesics, Antihypertensive drugs, Assets, Asthma, Birth place, Bladder cancer, Brain and nervous system cancers, Breast cancer, Breathing difficulty, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Cervix uteri cancer, Chronic respiratory diseases, Colon and rectum cancers, Corpus uteri cancer, Corrective lenses, Cough, Dental care, Diabetes, Digestive diseases, Education, Employment, Employment benefits, Fatigue, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Height, Home care, Hospitals, Hours worked, Housing, Housing conditions, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Income, Incontinence, Infectious diseases, Ischemic heart disease, Kidney and other urinary organ cancers, Larynx cancer, Length of stay, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Literacy, Liver cancer, Loans, Marital status, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Mobility aids, Mouth cancer, Musculoskeletal diseases, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Nursing homes, Oesophagus cancer, Osteoporosis, Ovary cancer, Pain, Pancreas cancer, Parental survival, Parkinson's disease, Peptic ulcer disease, Personal health expenditures, Pharynx cancers, Physical activity, Place of death, Prostate cancer, Prostheses and implants, Public social assistance, Skin cancers, Sleep, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Symptoms, Testicular cancer, Thyroid cancer, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Training programs, Unemployment, Unintentional injuries, Vision loss, Weight
Citation
Authors 
Pages 
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 

Börsch-Supan, A. (2013). Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) Wave 2. Release version: 2.6.0. SHARE-ERIC. Data set. DOI: 10.6103/SHARE.w2.260