The Irish Longitudinal study on Ageing (TILDA) Harmonized TILDA, 2016

Study number (SN): 0053-03

 

CITATION

TILDA. (2016). The Irish Longitudinal study on Ageing (TILDA) Harmonized TILDA, 2016. [dataset]. Version 1. Irish Social Science Data Archive. SN: 0053-03. www.ucd.ie/issda/data/tilda/harmonized

 

ABOUT THE STUDY

Harmonised TILDA is a internationally comparable version of the TILDA data developed in conjunction with Gateway to Global Aging Data (G2G). It is a single datafile which contains waves 1 and 2 of TILDA with variables formatted according the G2G data convention to enable cross-country analysis. The harmonised dataset is currently available in STATA, SPSS and SAS formats. Full metadata and codebooks are available through the G2G website.

MAIN TOPICS

  • Ageing
  • Cognitive processes
  • Economic conditions
  • Health
  • Health status
  • Income
  • Lifestyle and health
  • Mental health
  • Retirement
  • Social participation

 

DATA AND DOCUMENTATION: FILES’ DESCRIPTION

 

Data (available through ISSDA application process)

File name

File format/s

Contents of file

0053-03_TILDA_Harmonized.sas

SAS

Harmonized data (Waves 1 & 2)

0053-03_TILDA_Harmonized.sas7bdat

SAS

Harmonized data (Waves 1 & 2)

0053-03_TILDA_Harmonized.sav

SPSS

Harmonized data (Waves 1 & 2)

0053-03_TILDA_Harmonized.dta

Stata

Harmonized data (Waves 1 & 2)

 

Documentation (available through ISSDA application process)

File name

File format/s

(preferably PDF)

Contents of file

0053-03_TILDA_Harmonized_Documentation

PDF

Harmonized TILDA Documentation and Codebook

 

ACCESS INFORMATION

Accessing the data

To access the data, please complete a request form for research purposes, sign it, and send it to ISSDA by email.

For teaching purposes, please complete the teaching request form, and follow the procedures, as above. This covers sharing of data with students in a classroom situation. Teaching requests are approved on a once-off module/workshop basis. Subsequent occurances of the module/workshop require a new teaching request form. If students will subsequently using data for projects/assignments they must submit their own request form for Research Purposes. Please contact us if you have any queries.

Data will be disseminated on receipt of a fully completed, signed form. Incomplete or unsigned forms will be returned to the data requester for completion.

Acknowledgements

Any work based in whole or part on resources provided by the ISSDA, should  acknowledge: “The Irish Longitudinal study on Ageing (TILDA) Harmonized TILDA, 2016" and also ISSDA, in the following way: “Accessed via the Irish Social Science Data Archive - www.ucd.ie/issda”.

Citation requirement

The data and its creators shall be cited in all publications and presentations for which the data have been used. The bibliographic citation may be in the form suggested by the archive or in the form required by the publication.

Bibliographical citation

TILDA. (2016). The Irish Longitudinal study on Ageing (TILDA) Harmonized TILDA, 2016. [dataset]. Version 1. Irish Social Science Data Archive. SN: 0053-03. www.ucd.ie/issda/data/tilda/harmonized

Notification

The user shall notify the Irish Social Science Data Archive of all publications where she or he has used the data.

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