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National Survey of Midlife in the United States (MIDUS II): Daily Stress Project, 2004-2009 (ICPSR 26841)
Principal Investigator(s): Ryff, Carol D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Almeida, David M., Pennsylvania State University
These data are freely available.
Ryff, Carol D., and David M. Almeida. National Survey of Midlife in the United States (MIDUS II): Daily Stress Project, 2004-2009. ICPSR26841-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-02-26. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR26841.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR26841.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute on Aging
Scope of Study
Smallest Geographic Unit: No geographic information is included other than the Milwaukee cases.
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All respondents participating in: (1) MIDUS II (noninstitutionalized adults aged 35 to 85 living in contiguous United States); or (2) the Milwaukee African American sample (noninstitutionalized adults aged 35 to 85 living in Milwaukee, WI) were eligible to participate in the daily diary assessments.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: The Daily Stress Project of MIDUS II contains data from 2,022 respondents. These respondents include three distinct groups, all of whom completed the Project 1 Survey: (1) longitudinal (n = 794), (2) expanded (n = 1,048), and (3) Milwaukee (n = 180). The longitudinal group included individuals who participated in the Daily Stress Project at Time 1, the expanded group consisted of Time 2 participants from all MIDUS subsamples (RDD, twins, siblings) who did not participate in the Daily Stress Project at Time 1, and the Milwaukee group contained individuals who participated in the baseline MIDUS Milwaukee study, initiated in 2005.
Mode of Data Collection: mixed mode, telephone interview
Response Rates: Completion rates (the denominator is the number of cases successfully completing the Project 1 Phone survey and Self-administered questionnaire, and eligible for Project 2) for the Daily Stress study are: longitudinal (67 percent), expanded (67 percent), and Milwaukee (61 percent).
Original ICPSR Release: 2009-12-11
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