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Russia WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health 2007-2010


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2010
Series or system 
Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE)
SAGE Survey Family
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy

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.

The first wave of this study in Russia obtained completed interviews of 4,196 individuals living within urban and rural areas throughout Russia.