Longitudinal Studies of Aging (LSOA)


Overview
A multi-cohort study of persons 70+ years of age designed primarily to measure changes in the health, functional status, living arrangements, and health services utilization of older Americans. Link

Components

  • The 1984 Supplement on Aging (SOA)
  • The 1984-1990 Longitudinal Study of Aging (LSOA)
  • The 1994 Second Supplement on Aging (SOA II)
  • The 1994-2000 Second Longitudinal Study of Aging (LSOA II)

Population
US population. 70+ years of age

Cost
$0

Clearance?
No. There isn’t an additional clearance step.

Years Available
1984-2000

Linked Datasets
LSOA II- Mortality, LSOA II- SSA, LSOA II- Medicare: 1994-2000

Study Type
Longitudinal

File Types
ASCII, CD-ROM
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About Shenita

Life Science Informationist at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library - Emory University.
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