Sample design, sample augmentation, and estimation for Wave 2 of the NSHAP.

@article{OMuircheartaigh2014SampleDS,
  title={Sample design, sample augmentation, and estimation for Wave 2 of the NSHAP.},
  author={Colm O'Muircheartaigh and Ned English and Steven E Pedlow and Peter K. Kwok},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={69 Suppl 2},
  pages={S15-26}
}
OBJECTIVES The sample for the second wave (2010) of National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP) was designed to increase the scientific value of the Wave 1 (2005) data set by revisiting sample members 5 years after their initial interviews and augmenting this sample where possible. METHOD There were 2 important innovations. First, the scope of the study was expanded by collecting data from coresident spouses or romantic partners. Second, to maximize the representativeness of the… CONTINUE READING