Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Health monitor of elderly; local and national
Lokale en nationale Monitor Gezondheid Ouderen (monitor GZO)

Topic
Wellbeing
Health and Performance
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Public Health Department (GGD) Netherlands
Public Health Department (GGD) Netherlands
Adriaen van Ostadelaan 140
3583 AM Utrecht
Netherlands
Phone: 003130 252 30 04
Email: helpdesk-monitors(at)ggd.nl

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected once every 4 years.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method


Questionnaires: internet and paper

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method


Questionnaires: internet and paper


Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


In progress


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Documentation is only available in Dutch.

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


In progress


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Documentation is only available in Dutch.


Coverage


Data were collected in 2012, with a sample size of about 168,000 individuals. Data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


GGD region and in most cases communities


GBA


Dutch population


Population aged 65 and over


Representative for Dutch population aged 65+


Detailed study of: Monitor of health and lifestyle of elderly people; alcohol, anxiety, depression, limitations, exercise, solitude, chronic disorders, domestic violence, smoking, length, weight, volunteer aid.

Coverage


Data were collected in 2012, with a sample size of about 168,000 individuals. Data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


2012


GGD region and in most cases communities


GBA


Dutch population


Population aged 65 and over


Representative for Dutch population aged 65+


Detailed study of: Monitor of health and lifestyle of elderly people; alcohol, anxiety, depression, limitations, exercise, solitude, chronic disorders, domestic violence, smoking, length, weight, volunteer aid.


Linkage


Standardised basic questionnaires, on behalf of regional and longitudinal analysis


Contact data administrator (see contact information)

Linkage


Standardised basic questionnaires, on behalf of regional and longitudinal analysis


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Data quality

Data quality


Applicability


Strengths: The survey is standardised for longitudinal analysis and regional comparisons.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey is standardised for longitudinal analysis and regional comparisons.


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