NIH GUIDE, Volume 23, Number 25, July 1, 1994

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  Data Management/Analysis+ 

  Surveys & Survey Research 

National Institute on Aging


The following program announcements were previously published in the

NIH Guide:  The Oldest Old (Vol. 17, No. 18, May 20, 1988); Economics

of Aging, Health, and Retirement (Vol. 20, No. 15, Apr 12, 1991);

Special Emphasis Research Career Award:  The Demography and Economics

of Aging (Vol. 20, No. 17, Apr 26, 1991); Forecasting Life and Health

Expectancy in Older Populations (Vol. 20, No. 34, Sep 13, 1991);

Causes and Effects of Elderly Population Concentrations (Vol. 21, No.

12, Mar 27, 1992); and Medical Demography of Dementias of Aging (Vol.

21, No. 24, Jun 26, 1992.  As an update to these program

announcements, data from several sources supported by the National

Institute on Aging are available.  These include, but are not limited

to, the Health and Retirement Study; Longitudinal Study of Aging; the

Supplement on Aging II, National Long-Term Care Survey:  1982-1989;

National Longitudinal Survey:  1990 Resurvey of Older Males; National

Nursing Home Survey Followup; and Panel Study of Income Dynamics.

These data are public use files designed to be used for secondary

data analysis.  Public use files from the Wisconsin Longitudinal

Study, the Asset and Health Dynamics of the Oldest-Old, and the

National Survey of Families and Households Reinterview are expected

to be available by the Fall of 1994.  The National Institute on Aging

encourages low cost applications based on secondary analysis of data

sources on the elderly.


Written inquiries regarding the description of and access to these

data files may be directed to:

Georgeanne E. Patmios

Behavioral and Social Research Program

National Institute on Aging

7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Room 533

Bethesda, MD  20892


Written inquiries regarding programmatic issues may be directed to:

Richard Suzman

Behavioral and Social Research Program

National Institute on Aging

7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Room 533

Bethesda, MD  20892



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