Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Longitudinal ageing study Amsterdam (LASA)
Longitudinal ageing study Amsterdam (LASA)

Topic
Housing, Urban Development and Mobility
Health and Performance
Work and Productivity
Social, Civic and Cultural Engagement
Uses of Technology
Wellbeing
Intergenerational Relationships
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

VU University Medical centre
LASA
Van der Boechorststraat 7
1081 BT Amsterdam
Netherlands
Phone: 003120 444 6770

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected every three years.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study


Longitudinal survey; cross-sequential

Data gathering method


Contact data administrator (see contact information)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study


Longitudinal survey; cross-sequential

Data gathering method


Contact data administrator (see contact information)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study


Longitudinal survey; cross-sequential

Data gathering method


Contact data administrator (see contact information)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study


Longitudinal survey; cross-sequential

Data gathering method


Contact data administrator (see contact information)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study


Longitudinal survey; cross-sequential

Data gathering method


Contact data administrator (see contact information)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study


Longitudinal survey; cross-sequential

Data gathering method


Contact data administrator (see contact information)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study


Longitudinal survey; cross-sequential

Data gathering method


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Official authorisation by LASA required, access fee, depending on type of study


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


http://www.lasa-vu.nl/themes/navigator.htm

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Official authorisation by LASA required, access fee, depending on type of study


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


http://www.lasa-vu.nl/themes/navigator.htm

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Official authorisation by LASA required, access fee, depending on type of study


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


http://www.lasa-vu.nl/themes/navigator.htm

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Official authorisation by LASA required, access fee, depending on type of study


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


http://www.lasa-vu.nl/themes/navigator.htm

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Official authorisation by LASA required, access fee, depending on type of study


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


http://www.lasa-vu.nl/themes/navigator.htm

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Official authorisation by LASA required, access fee, depending on type of study


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


http://www.lasa-vu.nl/themes/navigator.htm

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Official authorisation by LASA required, access fee, depending on type of study


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


http://www.lasa-vu.nl/themes/navigator.htm


Coverage


Data was collected between 1992 and 2012, with a sample size of around 2,000 individuals; data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


1992


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Dutch population, sample in three regions: Amsterdam, Oss, Zwolle


Initial age between 55 and 85 years


Representative for 55+ population in the Netherlands


Detailed study of: Change trajectories in functioning of elderly people (> 55 years); physical, cognitive, emotional, social functioning, biological, medical, psychological, social, environmental predictors, quality of life, health care use, social participation and mortality effects.

Coverage


Data was collected between 1992 and 2012, with a sample size of around 2,000 individuals; data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


1992


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Dutch population, sample in three regions: Amsterdam, Oss, Zwolle


Initial age between 55 and 85 years


Representative for 55+ population in the Netherlands


Detailed study of: Change trajectories in functioning of elderly people (> 55 years); physical, cognitive, emotional, social functioning, biological, medical, psychological, social, environmental predictors, quality of life, health care use, social participation and mortality effects.

Coverage


Data was collected between 1992 and 2012, with a sample size of around 2,000 individuals; data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


1992


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Dutch population, sample in three regions: Amsterdam, Oss, Zwolle


Initial age between 55 and 85 years


Representative for 55+ population in the Netherlands


Detailed study of: Change trajectories in functioning of elderly people (> 55 years); physical, cognitive, emotional, social functioning, biological, medical, psychological, social, environmental predictors, quality of life, health care use, social participation and mortality effects.

Coverage


Data was collected between 1992 and 2012, with a sample size of around 2,000 individuals; data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


1992


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Dutch population, sample in three regions: Amsterdam, Oss, Zwolle


Initial age between 55 and 85 years


Representative for 55+ population in the Netherlands


Detailed study of: Change trajectories in functioning of elderly people (> 55 years); physical, cognitive, emotional, social functioning, biological, medical, psychological, social, environmental predictors, quality of life, health care use, social participation and mortality effects

Coverage


Data was collected between 1992 and 2012, with a sample size of around 2,000 individuals; data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


1992


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Dutch population, sample in three regions: Amsterdam, Oss, Zwolle


Initial age between 55 and 85 years


Representative for 55+ population in the Netherlands


Detailed study of: Change trajectories in functioning of elderly people (> 55 years); physical, cognitive, emotional, social functioning, biological, medical, psychological, social, environmental predictors, quality of life, health care use, social participation and mortality effects.

Coverage


Data was collected between 1992 and 2012, with a sample size of around 2,000 individuals; data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


1992


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Dutch population, sample in three regions: Amsterdam, Oss, Zwolle


Initial age between 55 and 85 years


Representative for 55+ population in the Netherlands


Detailed study of: Change trajectories in functioning of elderly people (> 55 years); physical, cognitive, emotional, social functioning, biological, medical, psychological, social, environmental predictors, quality of life, health care use, social participation and mortality effects.

Coverage


Data was collected between 1992 and 2012, with a sample size of around 2,000 individuals; data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


1992


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Dutch population, sample in three regions: Amsterdam, Oss, Zwolle


Initial age between 55 and 85 years


Representative for 55+ population in the Netherlands


Detailed study of: Change trajectories in functioning of elderly people (> 55 years); physical, cognitive, emotional, social functioning, biological, medical, psychological, social, environmental predictors, quality of life, health care use, social participation and mortality effects.


Linkage


All interview questionnaires and tests are standardised on behalf of longitudinal analysis.


This is possible (and has been done) based on year of birth, age, sex, postal code.

Linkage


All interview questionnaires and tests are standardised on behalf of longitudinal analysis.


This is possible (and has been done) based on year of birth, age, sex, postal code.

Linkage


All interview questionnaires and tests are standardised on behalf of longitudinal analysis.


This is possible (and has been done) based on year of birth, age, sex, postal code.

Linkage


All interview questionnaires and tests are standardised on behalf of longitudinal analysis


This is possible (and has been done) based on year of birth, age, sex, postal code.

Linkage


All interview questionnaires and tests are standardised on behalf of longitudinal analysis


This is possible (and has been done) based on year of birth, age, sex, postal code.

Linkage


All interview questionnaires and tests are standardised on behalf of longitudinal analysis.


This is possible (and has been done) based on year of birth, age, sex, postal code.

Linkage


All interview questionnaires and tests are standardised on behalf of longitudinal analysis


This is possible (and has been done) based on year of birth, age, sex, postal code.


Data quality


Survey errors


No


Key concepts are consistent since initiation in 1992

Data quality


Survey errors


No


Key concepts are consistent since initiation in 1992

Data quality


Survey errors


No


Key concepts are consistent since initiation in 1992

Data quality


Survey errors


No


Key concepts are consistent since initiation in 1992

Data quality


Survey errors


No


Key concepts are consistent since initiation in 1992

Data quality


Survey errors


No


Key concepts are consistent since initiation in 1992

Data quality


Survey errors


No


Key concepts are consistent since initiation in 1992


Applicability


Strengths: The survey was developed under a multidisciplinary approach. Weaknesses: For some research questions, there are an insufficient number of participants, e.g., in care institutions (although the participants are followed wherever they move).

Applicability


Strengths: The survey was developed under a multidisciplinary approach. Weaknesses: For some research questions, there are an insufficient number of participants, e.g., in care institutions (although the participants are followed wherever they move).

Applicability


Strengths: The survey was developed under a multidisciplinary approach. Weaknesses: For some research questions, there are an insufficient number of participants, e.g., in care institutions (although the participants are followed wherever they move).

Applicability


Strengths: The survey was developed under a multidisciplinary approach. Weaknesses: For some research questions, there are an insufficient number of participants, e.g., in care institutions (although the participants are followed wherever they move).

Applicability


Strengths: The survey was developed under a multidisciplinary approach. Weaknesses: For some research questions, there are an insufficient number of participants, e.g., in care institutions (although the participants are followed wherever they move).

Applicability


Strengths: The survey was developed under a multidisciplinary approach. Weaknesses: For some research questions, there are an insufficient number of participants, e.g., in care institutions (although the participants are followed wherever they move).

Applicability


Strengths: The survey was developed under a multidisciplinary approach. Weaknesses: For some research questions, there are an insufficient number of participants, e.g., in care institutions (although the participants are followed wherever they move).


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Frank P. Pijpers
  • (see Partners)