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The Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS) is a national longitudinal study of adults 50 years and older in Mexico.

The baseline survey, with national and urban/rural representation of adults born in 1951 or earlier, was conducted in 2001 with follow-up interviews in 2003, 2012, and 2015. A new sample of adults born between 1952-1962 was added in 2012.

The study is a collaborative effort among researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI, Mexico), the University of Wisconsin, the Instituto Nacional de Geriatría (INGER, Mexico), and the Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública (INSP, Mexico). The MHAS is partly supported by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging (R01AG018016, R Wong, PI) and the INEGI in Mexico.

Currently, two more waves are planned to be fielded in 2018 and 2021. A new cohort of adults born between 1963 and 1968 will be added in 2018.



Wave 5 is planned to be fielded in Fall 2018.



"What They Shared: Memories from the Mexican Health and Aging Study” book now available at https://www.utmb.edu/whopaho/news/mhas-enasem-book






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The project is supported by Award Number R01-AG018016 from National Institutes of Health/ National Institute on Aging. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not represent the official views of the National Institute on Aging or the National Institutes of Health.
Last updated on 08.25.18.