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Aging in Society: Housing Conditions for the Elderly, 1982 [Sweden]

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Tornstam, Lars
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
adult care services; aging; aging population; housing conditions; independent housing; living conditions; older adults; place of residence; population migration; relocation; social services
  • Abstract

    This data collection is designed to increase knowledge concerning housing conditions for the elderly. Major areas of investigation include living conditions, the importance of accommodation, tendencies to move, moving destination, moving obstacles, moving activity, moving patterns, reasons for moving in the past, and the different social service efforts the elderly need to make it possible to stay in independent housing.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Raw Data
    • DS2: SPSS Export File
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981 / 1982
    Time period: 1981--1982
  • Collection date: 1982-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Sweden
  • Global
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 65 to 85 years old living in Sweden.
Random sample.
Collection Mode
  • Machine-readable documentation is in Swedish.

This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9607 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Tornstam, Lars (1991): Aging in Society: Housing Conditions for the Elderly, 1982 [Sweden]. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.