Physical functioning and aging
In the table below, entries in the left column refer to the related documentation, while the values in the cells of columns LASA-B to LASA-I refer to the corresponding LASA-data files (e.g. '161' in column B refers to: 'LASAB161'). Underlined entries are hyperlinks, hovering with your mouse over the underlined waves will show you the years in which the corresponding measurements took place.
In case entries are preceeded by 'o', the corresponding files are related to the OSTEOPOR-dataset (e.g. o80 refers to 'LASAo80'). Likewise, prefixes 'g', 'z', 'zo(a)', 'zh', 'ch', and 'zd' refer to other special datasets, more information will follow.
UC: Under Construction.
More details about the LASA-waves, see LASA-introduction.
Note that some of the data are not yet available (in red).
* Files in the 700 series contain data from telephone interviews held with respondents, while files in the 600 series contain data from telephone interviews held with proxies. In wave C however, the same questionnaire was used for both respondent and proxy; data was stored in the 600 series.
** Not yet documented
1 Fertility (Women) moved from self-administered questionnaire (LASAB119) to medical interview (LASAC181 / LAS2B181 / LAS3B181 / LASMB181)
2 As part of the Lifestyle study
3 As part of the EPOSA study
4 In wave I Food supplement questions moved to LASA174
IM In 2004, three years after wave E an interim measurement was carried out on the first cohort, see the specific topics for more details. More information will follow.