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Study on Aging, 1980 (ICPSR 23140)

Principal Investigator(s): Ward , Rusell A., State University of New York-Albany


This study investigates the mental health impact of residential segregation of the aged, comparing older residents of age-integrated and age-segregated neighborhoods in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY, standard metropolitan statistical area (SMSA).

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Study Description


Ward , Rusell A. Study on Aging, 1980. ICPSR23140-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-10-29. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR23140.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR23140.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    aging, mental health, neighborhoods, older adults, residential segregation

Geographic Coverage:    New York (state), United States

Time Period:   

  • 1980

Date of Collection:   

  • 1980 (Fall)

Universe:    Persons aged 60 from the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY, SMSA.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Fieldwork and data preparation and cleaning were done by Opinion Research Corp., Princeton, NJ.

This data collection includes unprocessed, as-is data recovered from obsolete media. Please refer to the user guide for details on working with these files.


Sample:    A sample of 1,185 persons aged 60 from the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY, SMSA.


Original ICPSR Release:   2008-10-29


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