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Brazil Longitudinal Study of Aging 2015-2016, Wave 1 Baseline


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Estudo Longitudinal da Saúde e Bem-Estar dos Idosos Brasileiros | ELSI-Brazil
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2015 - 10/2016
Series or system 
Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Aging (ELSI-Brazil)
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative



Aged adults, Alcohol use, Allergies, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Anthropometry, Antihypertensive drugs, Assets, Asthma, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Cancers, Cardiovascular surgical procedures, Cataracts, Cholesterol, Chronic kidney diseases, Cognitive assessment, Corrective lenses, Crime, Dental care, Dental caries, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diet, Disability, Drug consumption, Education, Education expenditures, Employment, Employment benefits, Endometriosis, Falls, Family size, Fertility, Fish, Food expenditures, Fruits, Genital prolapse, Glaucoma, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Heart failure, Height, Home care, Hormone replacement therapy, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household expenditures, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, Immunization, Income, Incontinence, Influenza vaccines, Injuries, Insulin, Internet, Ischemic heart disease, Leisure activities, Length of stay, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Macular degeneration, Marital status, Mass media, Meat, Medical tests, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Military service, Mobility aids, Musculoskeletal diseases, Oral hygiene, Pap smears, Parental survival, Parkinson's disease, Periodontal diseases, Personal health expenditures, Physical activity, Physical examinations, Polio, Poverty, Pregnancy complications, Prescriptions, Private social assistance, Prostheses and implants, Public social assistance, Race, Refrigeration, Religion, Risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Screening mammography, Sibling survival [Do not use], Sleep, Socioeconomic risk factors, Stroke, Summary birth history, Surgical procedures, Taxes, Telephones, Tobacco smoking, Training programs, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Vaccine preventable childhood diseases, Vegetables, Violence, Violence-related risk factors, Vision loss, Water supply, Weight, Weight change, Working conditions