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Study Report

Study Number: QM-503-001-1-1-Southeast Asia-ICPSR-1990

Subject Area: Aging

Bibliographic Citation: World Health Organization (WHO) collaborative study on social and health aspects of aging in Burma, Indonesia, North Korea, Sri Lank, and Thailand.  [machine-readable data file] / World Health Organization Regional Office for Southeast Asia  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 6242

Date Accessioned: 7/30/1999

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Data are downloadable from ICPSR by DPLS staff.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 7/12/1999

Documentation: One volume hard copy codebook

Abstract: Data was gathered to provide information about the elderly in Burma, Indonesia, North Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. Questions were asked relating to the following topics: demographics (respondent's age, race, sex, marital status, religion, make-up of household, number of children, number of siblings, education), economic resources (employment status of the respondent and spouse, main income source, other income sources, whether the respondent owned his/her house), health (current health, accidents and/or injuries affecting daily activities, number of times respondent saw a health professional in last month, number of days in hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitation center in last month, medications currently being used, usage of any devices to assist in getting around), living habits (smoking, drinking), social activities, and housing arrangements.

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