Large-Scale Data Collection and Database Development Activities

Faculty affiliated with the Centers contribute to various NIA-funded data collection and database development efforts including the following:

U.S. Studies

Add Health Parent Study

America and the Caribbean Americans' Changing Lives

America and Panama

Berkeley Mortality Database

Census Data on Elderly

Data Sharing for Demographic Research (DSDR)

Family Life Surveys (FLS)

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics (Forum)

Health and Retirement Survey and Asset and Health Dynamics among the Oldest Old (HRS/AHEAD)


Linnaeus Database

Longitudinal Employer Household Dynamics (LEHD)

Longitudinal Study of Aging (LSOA)

Matlab Health and Socio-Economic Survey (MHSS)

Midlife in the United States

National Transfer Accounts

National Survey of Families and Households

National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA)

National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS)

National Longitudinal Mortality Study (NLMS)

National Long Term Care Survey (NLTCS)

National Survey of Families and Households (NSFH)

NCHS Research Data Center

Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)

Personal Networks Over Time

Project Talent

Publicly Available Datasets for Aging-Related Secondary Analyses in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

RAND American Life Panel


RAND Contextual Data Library

Union Army Veteran's Study

University of California Nets: Understanding

Wisconsin Data Resources for Research on Aging

Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS)

International Studies

China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study

Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Study

Costa Rican Longevity and Healthy Aging Study (CRELES) , ISPSR holdings

Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study

English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)

European Data Center for Work and Welfare (EDACwowe)

Family Life Surveys (Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Mexico)

Global Aging Data Repository

Global Burden of Disease

Human Mortality Database

Latin American Mortality Database

Longitudinal Study of Aging Danish Twins

Longitudinal Aging Study in India

Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS)

Nihon University Japanese Longitudinal Study of Aging

Nutrition Trial of the Institute of Nutrition of Central

Puerto Rican Elderly Health Conditions (PREHCO)

Salud, Bienestar y Envejecimiento (SABE)

Survey on Health, Well-being and Aging in Latin

Study of Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE)

Study of the Tsunami Aftermath and Recovery

Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (Share)

The Amboseli Baboon Research Project