NPHA Data Available for Free Public Use

The National Poll on Healthy Aging publishes its data for public use to help advance research on aging and health. Data files are now available for download through the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA)'s Open Aging Repository, a free self-publishing option for gerontological researchers to share their work. The data can be downloaded in Stata, SAS, and SPSS formats. Additional data will be archived on an ongoing basis.

Wave 7 topics

Data Now Available: Wave 7 (June 2020)

The data provide insights into older adults' experiences with advanced care planning, social isolation, hearing loss, emergency department use, telehealth, and home and neighborhood environments.

Wave 5 data

NPHA Wave 5 (May 2019)

Topics: Antibiotics, emergency preparedness, physician ratings/searching for doctor online, telehealth

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Wave 4 data

NPHA Wave 4 (October 2018)

Topics: Brain health, grandchild/medication storage, health insurance, pets, loneliness

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Wave 3 data

NPHA Wave 3 (March 2018)

Topics: Patient portals, opioid prescriptions, vision and eye care, genetic testing views of adults age 50–64, urinary incontinence among women

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Wave 2 data

NPHA Wave 2 (October 2017)

Topics: Flu vaccines for nursing home staff and residents, overuse of healthcare, medical marijuana, sexual health of adults age 65-80

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