Health and Ways of Living Study, 1965 Panel: [Alameda County, California] (ICPSR 6688)
Principal Investigator(s): Breslow, Lester; Kaplan, George A.
The purpose of this survey was to explore the influence of health practices and social relationships on the physical and mental health of a typical sample of the population. The information obtained for the 6,928 respondents (including approximately 500 women aged 65 years and older) covers chronic health conditions, health behaviors, social involvements, and psychological characteristics. Questions were asked on marital and life satisfaction, parenting, physical activities, employment, and childhood experiences. Demographic variables on age, race, height, weight, education, income, and religion are also included.
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Breslow, Lester, and George A. Kaplan. Health and Ways of Living Study, 1965 Panel: [Alameda County, California]. ICPSR06688-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1996. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06688.v1
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06688.v1
This survey was funded by:
- United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare. United States Public Health Services (CH 00076)
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Universe: Households in Alameda County, California.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
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Sample: Stratified random sample of Alameda County households with noninstitutionalized residents, aged 21 and older, or aged 16-21 if married.
Original ICPSR Release: 1996-04-12
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