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Waves Overview

Country wave field time overview Wave 1 - Wave 7

 

 

Regular questionnaire Modules of Waves 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7

 

Content of regular Questionnaire Modules

Wave 1

Wave 2

Wave 4

Wave 5

Wave 6

Wave 7

CV_R

Coverscreen on individual level

X

X

X

X

X

X

DN

Demographics and Networks

X

X

X

X

X

X

SN

Social Networks

 

 

X

 

X

 

CH

Children

X

X

X

X

X

X

PH

Physical Health

X

X

X

X

X

X

BR

Behavioral Risks

X

X

X

X

X

X

CF

Cognitive Function

X

X

X

X

X

X

MH

Mental Health

X

X

X

X

X

X

HC

Health Care

X

X

X

X

X

X

EP

Employment and Pensions

X

X

X

X

X

X

IT

Computer Use

 

 

 

X

X

X

MC

Mini Childhood

 

 

 

X

 

 

GS

Grip Strength

X

X

X

X

X

X

WS

Walking Speed

X

X

 

 

 

 

CS

Chair Stand

 

X

 

X

 

 

BS

Blood Sample

 

 

 

 

X

 

PF

Peak Flow

 

X

X

 

X

 

SP

Social Support

X

X

X

X

X

X

FT

Financial Transfers

X

X

X

X

X

X

HO

Housing

X

X

X

X

X

X

HH

Household Income

X

X

X

X

X

X

CO

Consumption

 X

 X

X

X

X

AS

Assets

X

X

X

X

X

X

AC

Activities

X

X

X

X

X

X

EX

Expectations

X

X

X

X

X

X

IV

Interviewer Observations

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Special Questionnaire Modules

 

 

 

 

 

 

XT

End-of-Life Interview

 

X

X

X

X

X

DO

Drop-off

X

X

X

X

X

X

VI

Vignettes

X

X

 

 

 

 

TC

Technical Variables

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

Overview of objective physical measurements in SHARE

 

 

Wave 1 (2004/05)

Wave 2 (2006/07)

Wave 3 (2008/09)

Wave 4 (2010/11)

Wave 5 (2012/13)

Wave 6 (2014/15)

Wave 7 (2017/18)

Biomeasures

 

Performance measures

Grip strength

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Lung strength (peak flow)

 

yes

 

yes

 

yes

 

Walking speed

yes

yes

 

 

 

 

 

Chair stand

 

yes

 

 

yes

 

 

Physical measures

weight (self reported)

yes

yes

 

yes

yes

yes

yes

height (self reported)

yes

yes

 

yes

yes

yes

yes

Biomarkers

 

 

Dried Blood spots analyses

 

 

 

 

 

yes*

 

* = not in all SHARE countries

 

 

 

Generated Variable Modules of Waves 1 to 7

Generated-Variable-Modules

Content

W1

W2

W3

W4

W5

W6

W7

gv_allwaves_cv_r

Coverscreen information across waves

Cross-wave module

gv_longitudinal_weights

Longitudinal weights

Cross-wave modules 

gv_weights

Cross-sectional sampling design and calibrated weights

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

gv_imputations

Multiple Imputations

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

gv_isced

International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED-97/since wave 5 additionally ISCED-11)

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

gv_health

Physical and mental health variables and indices like BMI, EURO-D depression scale, etc.

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

gv_housing

Housing and NUTS codes

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

gv_networks

Information on social networks

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

gv_exrates

Exchange rates for all waves, incl. nominal and ppp-adjusted exchange rates 

Cross-wave module 

gv_job_episodes_panel

Labour market status of each SHARELIFE respondent throughout her/his life

Cross-wave module 

gv_grossnet

Net income measures derived from reported gross incomes

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

gv_isco

Classification of occupations via ISCO and of industries via NACE codes

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

gv_ssw

Social security wealth

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

gv_deprivation

Indices for material and social deprivation

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

gv_children

Combined children information

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

gv_linkage

Linkage to Statutory German Pension Insurance data

Cross-wave module 

gv_dbs

Dried Blood Spots

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

gv_big5

Big Five personality traits

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Retrospective SHARELIFE questionnaire Modules of Waves 3 and 7

W3 module

W7 module

Content of Questionnaire Modules

CV_R

CV_R

Coverscreen on individual level

ST

DN

Demographics

AC

RA

Retrospective Accommodation

CS

CC

Childhood Section / Childhood Circumstances

DQ

DQ

Disability

FS

FS

Financial Section

GL

GL

General Life and Persecution

HC

RH

Retrospective Health Care

HS

HS

Health Section

RC

RC

Retrospective Children History

RE

RE

Retrospective Employment

RP

RP

Retrospective Partner History

WQ

WQ

Work Quality


 

 

 

Overview of special SHARE datasets

Special Datasets 

Description

easySHARE

Generated panel dataset for beginners (Waves: 1,2,4,5,6,7)

  Record Linkage

  Link to administrative data (Waves: 3,4,5,6,7)

Interviewer Survey

Additional information about interviewers (Waves 5,6)

Job Episodes Panel

Generated job history for life course analysis  (Waves 3,7)

Biomarker

Collection of dried blood spots in twelve SHARE countries (Wave 6)