Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe-Sweden (SHARE-Sweden)

SND-ID: 2021-197

This study is part of the collection SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe , NEAR - National E-Infrastructure for Aging Research in Sweden

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Malmberg - Umeå University, Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research, CEDAR orcid

Mikael Stattin - Umeå University, Department of Sociology orcid

Filip Fors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology orcid

Jenny Olofsson - Umeå University, Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research, CEDAR orcid

Description

SHARE (Survey of Health Ageing and Retirement in Europe) is a multidisciplinary, cross-national and longitudinal survey measuring how health, economic and social living conditions of Europeans aged 50+ is changing over time. SHARE is a major source for ageing research in Europe and throughout the world, including anonymised longitudinal and cross-sectional data of more than 140.000 individuals over the age of 50. SHARE is based on individual, computer-aided personal interviews and six waves have been carried out so far. Currently SHARE includes 28 countries, including Sweden.

Language

English

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Umeå University

Responsible department/unit

Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research, CEDAR

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

Yes

Sensitive personal data

Yes

Type of personal data

Pseudonymised data

Code key exists

Yes

Ethics Review

Umeå - Ref. 2013-373-31Ö

Subsequent studies have been approved through supplementary applications

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Random sample of population 50 years and older

Study design

Observational study

Cohort study

Cohort study: Prospective

Description of study design

For information about the study design: http://www.share-project.org/data-documentation.html

Sampling procedure

Probability

Time period(s) investigated

2004 – ongoing

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Europe

Geographic description: 28 countries in Europe including Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Country

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications
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Dataset
Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe-Sweden (SHARE-Sweden)

Description

For more information about SHARE data: http://www.share-project.org/data-documentation.html

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Malmberg - Umeå University, Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research, CEDAR orcid

Mikael Stattin - Umeå University, Department of Sociology orcid

Filip Fors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology orcid

Jenny Olofsson - Umeå University, Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research, CEDAR orcid

Contact for questions about the data

Is part of collection at SND

SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

NEAR - National E-Infrastructure for Aging Research in Sweden

Published: 2022-06-07