Contributing studies

The data on which the DYNOPTA project is based were drawn from several Australian longitudinal studies which were pooled and harmonized.

The table below shows the list of participating longitudinal studies, along with study acronyms, sample sizes and the duration of the study.

Download the timeframes (PDF, 10KB) to review the coverage of these studies across the years.

Study Location Wave Year No Age
Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ALSA) Adelaide, SA 1 1992‑93 2087 65‑103
2 1993‑94 1779 65‑104
3 1994‑95 1679 66‑105
4 1995‑96 1504 68‑106
5 1998 1171 70‑100
6 2000‑01 791 72‑101
7 2000‑03 487 75‑102
Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health National 1-mid 1996 12716 45‑51
1-old 1996 12432 68‑76
2-mid 1998 12338 47‑53
2-old 1999 10434 71‑79
3-mid 2001 11200 50‑56
3-old 2002 8646 74‑82
4-mid 2004 10903 53‑59
4-old 2005 7158 77‑85
Australian Diabetes & Obesity Survey (AUSDIAB) National 1 1999‑00 7296 45‑95
2 2004‑05 4380 49‑93
Blue Mountains Eye Study (BMES) Blue Mountains, NSW 1 1992‑93 3654 45‑97
2 1997‑99 2334 54‑98
3 2002‑04 1952 60‑97
Canberra Longitudinal Study (CLS) Canberra, ACT
Queanbeyan, NSW
1 1990‑91 1043 70‑100
2 1994‑95 652 74‑102
3 1998 382 78‑101
4 2002 214 82‑102
Household, Income & Labour Dynamics of Australia (HILDA) National 1 2001 6164 45‑90
2 2002 5454 45‑90
3 2003 5089 46‑90
4 2004 4769 47‑90
5 2005 4658 48‑90
Melbourne Longitudinal Study Healthy Ageing (MELSHA) Melbourne, VIC 1 1994 1000 66‑94
2 1995 906 66‑95
3 1996 796 67‑96
4 1997 718 68‑97
5 1998 649 69‑98
6 1999 611 70‑99
7 2000 542 71‑96
8 2002 394 73‑98
9 2003 355 74‑99
10 2004 325 75‑96
11 2004‑05 242 76‑97
Personality & Total Health Through Life (PATH) Canberra, ACT
Queanbeyan, NSW
1 2001‑02 2550 60‑66
2 2005‑06 2222 64‑70
Sydney Older Person’s Study (SOPS) Sydney, NSW 1 1991‑93 647 75‑97
2 1994‑96 449 78‑99
3 1996‑97 367 78‑100
4 1997‑98 299 80‑101
5 2001‑03 62 84‑106

 

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