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South Africa WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health 2007-2008

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
South Africa - Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health-2007/8, Wave 1
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 11/2008
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 primarily 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.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Department of Health (South Africa), Human Sciences Research Council, World Health Organization (WHO). South Africa WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health 2007-2008. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).