Gateway Help

Frequently Asked Questions 

  • Where do I download the data?
  • I can't find the aging study I am interested in on the Gateway. What studies do you include?
  • How can I access a Harmonized dataset?
  • Do you provide Harmonized data in formats other than Stata?
  • I am interested in using a study which I see on the Gateway but I don't see a Harmonized version of this study. What studies do you Harmonize?
  • Can the Gateway provide me code for a statistical package other than Stata (e.g. SAS or SPSS)?
  • The Stata code I downloaded from the Gateway uses different file names than the data I have. Why is this?

Instructions for Commons Tasks

  • Search for relevant survey items
  • Browsing for relevant survey items
  • Save a specific item cart
  • Indicate the location of survey data to create analysis data
  • Create an analysis dataset


If you are new to using the Gateway to Global Aging Data, check out our recent webinar video.

For other assistance or questions, please write to help@g2aging.org.