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Mexico WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health 2009-2010


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Mexico - Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health-2009/10, Wave 1
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2009 - 12/2010
Series or system 
Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE)
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The WHO Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health is a longitudinal survey that focuses on the health of adults aged 50 years and older 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 Mexico obtained completed interviews of 2,629 individuals and 2,453 households in urban and rural areas throughout Mexico.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 
National Institute of Public Health (Mexico), World Health Organization (WHO). Mexico WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health 2009-2010. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO), 2011.