Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - Sweden

Overview

Acronym
SHARE-Sweden
Website
SHARE-Sweden
Investigators
  • Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan

    Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy

  • Prof Gunnar Malmberg

    Umeå University

  • Prof Mikael Stattin

    Umeå University

  • Dr. Filip Fors Connolly

    Umeå University

  • Dr. Jenny Olofsson

    Umeå University

Contacts
  • Prof Gunnar Malmberg

    Umeå University

  • Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan

    Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
2004
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
Information is collected every 2 years.
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
6,686

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Börsch-Supan A, Brandt M, Hunkler C, Kneip T, Korbmacher J, Malter F, Schaan B, Stuck S, Zuber S; SHARE Central Coordination Team. Data Resource Profile: the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). International Journal of Epidemiology, 2013; 42(4): 992-1001.

PUBMED 23778574

Timeline

Population

SHARE-S population

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
50
Countries
  • Sweden
Other Criteria
A person is excluded if she or he is incarcerated, hospitalized or out of the country during the entire survey period, unable to speak the country’s language(s) or has moved to an unknown address.

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample

Sample Size

Number of Participants
6,686
Supplementary Information
Wave 1: main interview 3 049 respondents
Wave 2: main interview 2 796 respondents, end-of-life interview 63 respondents
Wave 3: main interview 1 961 respondents, end-of-life interview 101 respondents
Wave 4: main interview 1 969 respondents, end-of-life interview 182 respondents
Wave 5: main interview 4 556 respondents, end-of-life interview 189 respondents
Wave 6: main interview 3 906 respondents, end-of-life interview 176 respondents
Wave 7: main interview 3 197 respondents, end-of-life interview 151 respondents.

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 SHARE-S - Wave 1 2004 2004
1 SHARE-S - Wave 2 2006 2007
2 SHARE-S - Wave 3 2008 2009
3 SHARE-S - Wave 4 2011 2011
4 SHARE-S - Wave 5 2013 2013
5 SHARE-S - Wave 6 2015 2015
6 SHARE-S - Wave 7 2017 2017

Individual Studies Included

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Harmonization Projects Included

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Networks

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Datasets

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