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Costa Rica Longevity and Healthy Aging Study 2004-2006, Pre-1945 Cohort, Wave 1


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Costa Rica Estudio de Longevidad y Envejecimiento Saludable (CRELES) 2005
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2004 - 09/2006
Data type
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative

The Costa Rican Longevity and Healthy Aging Study (CRELES) is a nationally-representative longitudinal survey of Costa Ricans age 60 and older. Topics covered include health status, mental health, living conditions, health behaviors, health care use, social support, and socioeconomic status. Anthropometric measurements and blood tests were also collected.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Aged adults, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anthropometry, Antihypertensive drugs, Anxiety, Assets, Asthma, Birth control pills, Birth place, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breast cancer, COPD, Cancers, Cardiomyopathies, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Cervix uteri cancer, Chemotherapy, Child mortality, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Chronic respiratory diseases, Cognitive assessment, Colonoscopy, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Dairy products, Diabetes, Diet, Dietary sugar, Digital rectal examinations, Disability, Drug consumption, Edentulism, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Eye examinations, FFQ, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Folic acid supplements, Fruits, Glomerular filtration rate, Glucose tests, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Hearing tests, Heart disease, Height, Hormone replacement therapy, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperplasia of prostate, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, Immunization, Income, Incontinence, Influenza vaccines, Infrastructure, Injectable contraceptives, Insulin, Internet, Iron supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Kidney and other urinary organ cancers, Laboratories, Land ownership, Leisure activities, Length of stay, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Literacy, Living conditions, Loans, Malaria, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Medical tests, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Mobility aids, Mortality, Musculoskeletal diseases, Nurses, Occupations, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Outpatient facilities, Pain, Pap smears, Parental survival, Personal caregivers, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacists, Physical activity, Physicians, Poverty, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Processed foods, Prostate cancer, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Radiation therapy, Refrigeration, Religion, Rheumatoid arthritis, Road traffic injuries, Roads, Safety, Sanitation, Screening, Screening mammography, Sepsis, Sexual sterilization, Sleep, Sleep disorders, Social class, Starchy vegetables, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Transportation, Unemployment, Unipolar depressive disorders, Unprocessed red meat, Vegetables, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Vitamin D supplements, Weight, Weight change, X-rays