Aging in Society: Housing Conditions for the Elderly, 1982 [Sweden] (ICPSR 9607)

Principal Investigator(s): Tornstam, Lars


This data collection is designed to increase knowledge concerning housing conditions for the elderly. Major areas of investigation include living conditions, the importance of accommodation, tendencies to move, moving destination, moving obstacles, moving activity, moving patterns, reasons for moving in the past, and the different social service efforts the elderly need to make it possible to stay in independent housing.

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Study Description


Tornstam, Lars. AGING IN SOCIETY: HOUSING CONDITIONS FOR THE ELDERLY, 1982 [SWEDEN]. Uppsala, Sweden: University of Uppsala, [producer], 1982. Goteborg, Sweden: Swedish Social Science Data Service and Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 1991.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    adult care services, aging, aging population, housing conditions, independent housing, living conditions, older adults, place of residence, population migration, relocation, social services

Geographic Coverage:    Sweden, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1981--1982

Date of Collection:   

  • 1982-05

Universe:    Persons aged 65 to 85 years old living in Sweden.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Machine-readable documentation is in Swedish.


Sample:    Random sample.

Data Source:

self-enumerated mail questionnaires

Restrictions: These data, provided by the Swedish Social Science Data Service, are available only for use in academic research within the United States and Canada.


Original ICPSR Release:   1991-10-23



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