Disability and Care Needs of Older Americans by Dementia Status: An Analysis of the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study. Data Overview
DATA OVERVIEW NHATS has been designed to capture a detailed picture of how functioning in daily life changes with age (Freedman 2009). Below is a description of the sample and several key measures used in this report. Those taken from Freedman & Spillman (2013) are designated by an asterisk (*).