Design and methodology of the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.

  title={Design and methodology of the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.},
  author={Brendan J Whelan and George M. Savva},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={61 Suppl 2},
OBJECTIVES To provide comprehensive data on older people in Ireland and new insights into the causal processes underlying the aging transformation. DESIGN The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) is a population-representative prospective cohort study with baseline assessment conducted between October 2009 and February 2011 and follow-up waves planned every 2 years. Participants were sampled in geographic clusters, with each member of the Irish population aged 50 and older having an… CONTINUE READING

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