Aging in society: Housing conditions for the elderly 1982

SND-ID: SND 0151

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lars Tornstam - Uppsala University, Department of Sociology

Description

This data collection is designed to increase knowledge concerning housing conditions for the elderly. Major areas of investigation include living conditions, the importance of accomodation, tendencies to move, moving destination, moving obstacles, moving activity, moving patterns, reasons for moving in the past, and the different social service efforts the elderly need to make it possible to stay in independent housing.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Funding

  • Funding agency: Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Delegationen för social forskning
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 65-85 years and residing in Sweden

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

1982-05-01–1982-06-01

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Research area

General health and well-being, Housing, Elderly, Specific social services: use and availability (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

Tornstam, L. (1982) Självständigt boende. Report no. 10. Uppsala: Department of Sociology.
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Dataset
Aging in society: Housing conditions for the elderly 1982

Associated documentation

Version 1.0

Citation

Lars Tornstam. Uppsala University, Department of Sociology (1986). <em>Aging in society: Housing conditions for the elderly 1982</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000964">https://doi.org/10.5878/000964</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lars Tornstam - Uppsala University, Department of Sociology

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1982-05-01–1982-06-01
  • Data collector: Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

141

Number of individuals/objects

1269

Published: 1986-01-01
Last updated: 2021-04-21