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Sweden Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe, Wave 4 2011-2012

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General Info
Geography 
Sweden (SWE)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
04/2011 - 12/2012
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. Wave 4 took place primarily in 2011, with some data collection in 2010 and 2012. Wave 4 was the third regular panel wave of the survey, following the SHARELIFE survey in Wave 3. It included a main questionnaire that included 20 modules on health status and behaviors, self-reported height and weight, mental health, economic status, and social support. 

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

Keywords 
Aged adults, Alcohol use, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Analgesics, Antihypertensive drugs, Assets, Birth place, Bladder cancer, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Brain and nervous system cancers, Breast cancer, Breathing difficulty, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Cervix uteri cancer, Colon and rectum cancers, Corpus uteri cancer, Corrective lenses, Cough, Diabetes, Digestive diseases, Education, Employment, Employment benefits, Falls, Fatigue, Fruits and vegetables, Health care use, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Height, Home care, Hospitals, Housing, Housing conditions, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Income, Incontinence, Internet, Ischemic heart disease, Kidney and other urinary organ cancers, Larynx cancer, Length of stay, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Liver cancer, Loans, Marital status, Marriage age, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Mouth cancer, Musculoskeletal diseases, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Nursing homes, Occupational injuries, Oesophagus cancer, Ovary cancer, Pain, Pancreas cancer, Parental survival, Parkinson's disease, Peptic ulcer disease, Pharynx cancers, Physical activity, Prostate cancer, Public social assistance, Respiratory function tests, Sibling survival, Skin cancers, Sleep, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Symptoms, Testicular cancer, Thyroid cancer, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Training programs, Transportation, Unemployment, Vision loss, Weight, Hemorrhagic stroke
Citation
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 

Börsch-Supan, A. (2013). Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) Wave 4. Release version: 1.1.1. SHARE-ERIC. Data set. DOI: 10.6103/SHARE.w4.111