Harmonized CRELES

Harmonized Costa Rican Longevity and Healthy Aging Study (Harmonized CRELES) is an easy-to-use version of data from the first five waves of the Costa Rican Longevity and Healthy Aging Study (CRELES) with a set of harmonized variables suitable for cross-country analysis. Using the RAND HRS as a model, Harmonized CRELES defines variables as identically as possible with the RAND HRS to allow users to compare variables with all other Harmonized data sets. Documentation for each variable in Harmonized CRELES, including a description of its creation, the CRELES variables used, and descriptive statistics, is detailed in the Harmonized CRELES codebook.

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Section A: Demographics, Identifiers, and Weights Section A: Demographics, Identifiers, and Weights of Harmonized CRELES
Section B: Health Section B: Health of Harmonized CRELES
Section C: Health Care Utilization and Insurance Section C: Health Care Utilization and Insurance of Harmonized CRELES
Section D: Cognition Section D: Cognition of Harmonized CRELES
Section E: Financial and Housing Wealth Section E: Financial and Housing Wealth of Harmonized CRELES
Section F: Income & Consumption Section F: Income & Consumption of Harmonized CRELES
Section G: Family Structure Section G: Family Structure of Harmonized CRELES
Section H: Employment History Section H: Employment History of Harmonized CRELES
Section I: Retirement Plans, Expectations Section I: Retirement Plans, Expectations of Harmonized CRELES
Section J: Pension Section J: Pension of Harmonized CRELES