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Canada , 38 , 43 , 55

health status and care , 210 , 228

labor force participation , 71 , 72 , 75 , 76 , 85
pensions , 78 , 80 , 84-88 (passim) , 94 , 147 , 148
wealth , 137 , 147 , 148
Cancer , 55-56
Capital gains , 110 , 118(n.3) , 123
Cardiovascular disease , 55-57 , 206 , 228 , 250
Caribbean ,
see Latin America/Caribbean
Causes of death ,
see Diseases and disorders ;
Life expectancy ;
Mortality
CentER Savings Survey (CSS) , 113 , 122 , 129 , 130 , 151
Chile , 38 , 45
labor force participation , 71 , 72 , 73 , 75 , 76
pensions , 87
China
cardiovascular disease , 228
elderly support ratios , 43
fertility , 45
life expectancy , 55
population projections , 38 , 39
Chronic diseases , 1 , 237
see also Disabled persons
life expectancy and , 56 , 206
Cognitive impairments , 12 , 23 , 91 , 93 , 178 , 208 , 213 , 230 , 231-232 , 233 , 259 , 260 , 271 , 273 , 277
Cohort studies , 4 , 25 , 142-144, 278, 282
Health and Retirement Survey (HRS) , 7 , 86 , 93-94 , 113-120 (passim) , 127(n.6) , 150 , 149 , 191 , 216 , 281
health status and care, general , 207 , 214
intergenerational transfers , 192
mortality estimations , 58-59
Colombia , 22
Community supports , 172
health care , 204 , 207-208 , 211 , 213 , 217
well-being , 253 , 256-257 , 258 , 272
Comorbidity , 212 , 216 , 227 , 228 , 264 , 270
Computer applications
at-home work , 95
CentER Savings Survey , 122
interviewing , 115 , 151 , 174(n.7)
Computer databases ,
see Databases
Confidentiality ,
see Privacy and confidentiality
Consumers and consumption , 105-110 (passim) , 122 , 123 , 128 , 220
cost of surveys , 105
disabled persons , 107-108
family factors , 106-107 , 108 , 161-162 , 163 , 166 , 169-170 , 189
housing wealth , 111-112
intergenerational transfers and , 106-107 , 108 , 161-162 , 163 , 166 , 169-170 , 189
retirement, consumption following , 105-110 (passim)
well-being , 257
Contraception , 16
Controlled studies , 20 , 280
wealth , 129-131
Cost factors , 19-20 , 155
childrearing and education , 166 , 170 , 177
consumption surveys , 105
cross-sectional studies , 20
health care , 2 , 17 , 155 , 158-159 , 166 , 168-169 , 181 , 200 , 201 , 203 , 208 , 210 , 217 , 220
longitudinal studies , 4 . 19-20
panel studies , 19-20
public pension systems , 19 , 155
retirement , 95 , 103 , 160
sampling, research , 20
Cross-sectional studies , 4 , 278 , 282
cost of , 20
health and socioeconomic status , 111
intergenerational transfers , 179
wealth , 111 , 142
Cultural factors , 18 , 21 , 250-251 , 287
elderly, definition of , 30
health status and care , 204 , 211 , 217 , 220
human capital investment , 159
intergenerational transfers , 12-13 , 157 , 159 , 174
kin networks , 174
retirement age , 97
well-being , 262
Czech Republic , 48

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Databases
Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old Survey (AHEAD) , 113-116 (passim) , 119-120 , 191


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