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Costa Rica Longevity and Healthy Aging Study 2009-2010, Pre-1945 Cohort, Wave 3


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Costa Rica Estudio de Longevidad y Envejecimiento Saludable (CRELES) 2009
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2009 - 01/2010
Data type
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative

The Costa Rican Longevity and Healthy Aging Study (CRELES) is a nationally-representative longitudinal survey of 2,827 Costa Ricans age 60 and older. Topics studied 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.

Adult mortality, Aged adults, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anthropometry, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breast cancer, COPD, Cancers, Cataracts, Cervix uteri cancer, Chemotherapy, Child mortality, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Chronic respiratory diseases, Cognitive assessment, Community health clinics, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Dairy products, Diabetes, Diet, Digital rectal examinations, Drug consumption, Edentulism, Education, Employment, Employment benefits, Eye examinations, FFQ, Falls, Family composition, Folic acid supplements, Fruits, Glomerular filtration rate, Glucose tests, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Hearing tests, Heart disease, Height, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperplasia of prostate, Hypertension, Income, Incontinence, Insulin, Iron supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Kidney and other urinary organ cancers, Length of stay, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Living conditions, Malaria, Marital status, Medical tests, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Mobility aids, Musculoskeletal diseases, Occupations, Osteoporosis, Pain, Pap smears, Parental survival, Personal caregivers, Personal health expenditures, Physical activity, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Processed foods, Prostate cancer, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Radiation therapy, Refrigeration, Religion, Screening mammography, Sepsis, Starchy vegetables, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Unipolar depressive disorders, Vegetables, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Vitamin D supplements, Weight, Weight change