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DESCRIPTION: Assets and Health Dynamics of the Oldest-Old (AHEAD) is a national survey of community-based Americans born in 1923 or earlier. It is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging. The focus of the AHEAD survey is to understand the impacts and interrelationships of changes and transitions for older Americans in three major domains: health, financial, and family. The first wave of data was collected from October, 1993 through July, 1994 by the Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
ORIGINATING AGENCY / PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan / Robert J. Willis
SENSITIVE AND RESTRICTED VERSIONS: There are sensitive and restricted versions of this data available. Supplemental registration and/or contractual agreements for use are required.
RELATED WEB SITES:
The Institute for Social Research HRS/AHEAD Website
HRS/AHEAD Data Alerts
Detailed Comparison of Variables in Version 1 and Version 2 - Wave 2 1995
DATA DISSEMINATED BY: HRS Project within the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan