National Invitational Conference on Long-Term Care Data Bases: Conference Package. LONG TERM CARE DATA BASE SUMMARIES

National Long Term Care Channeling Demonstration

Referral Person: Judith Wooldridge

Phone Number: (609)275-2370

Target Population: Individuals 65 years or older. Noninstitutionalized. Functional limited.

Sample Size: 6,326 screens.

Type of Survey: Longitudinal (baseline, 6, 12, 18 months); multiple data sources.

Universe: Aged noninstitutional functionally limited persons.

Sample Frame: Persons randomized (treatment/controls) into Channeling demonstration.

Clustering: 10 sites.

Stratification: Age, eligibility criteria.

Collection Agency: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

Smallest Geographical Unit Results: Demonstration site.

Year of Data: 1982-1985.

Final Data Tapes: January 1987.

Cost of Survey: ASPE/HCFA/AOA--$13 million (for full Channeling evaluation).

1982 National Long Term Care Survey

Referral Person: Ken Manton

Phone Number: (919)684-6126

Target Population: Individuals 65 years or older, noninstitutionalized. Functional limited.

Sample Size: 36,000 screened. 6,400 detailed.

Type of Survey: Cross-sectional.

Universe: Aged noninstitutional functionally limited persons in nation.

Sample Frame: Medicare Health Insurance Master File.

Clustering: 173 sampled areas.

Stratification: Age and original reason for entitlement.

Collection Agency: Census Bureau

Smallest Geographical Unit Results: Census Bureau.

Year of Data: 1982.

Final Data Tapes: February 1984.

Cost of Survey: ASPE--$1.1 million. HCFA--$1.0 million.

1984 National Long Term Care Survey

Referral Person: Ken Manton

Phone Number: (919)684-6126

Target Population: Individuals 65 years or older, total. Functionally limited.

Sample Size: 20,000 screened. 11,000 detailed.

Type of Survey: Panel with 1982 National Long-Term Care Survey, cross-sectional for 1984.

Universe: Aged functionally limited persons in nation.

Sample Frame: Medicare Health Insurance Master File.

Clustering: 173 sampled areas.

Stratification: Age and original reason for entitlement.

Collection Agency: Census Bureau

Smallest Geographical Unit Results: Census Bureau.

Year of Data: 1984.

Final Data Tapes: August 1985.

Cost of Survey: NCHSR--$78 thousand. HCFA--$2 million.

1985 National Nursing Home Survey

Referral Person: Evelyn Mathis

Phone Number: (301)436-8830

Target Population: Persons in nursing homes. Supplemented by admissions in 1983. All ages.

Sample Size: 2,000 facilities. 12,000 residents.

Type of Survey: Facilities, residential cross-sectional; admissions-longitudinal.

Universe: Facilities--nursing and related care homes. Residents--institutionalized persons. Admissions during 1983.

Sample Frame: Master Facilities Inventory.

Stratification: Type of ownership size, type of care.

Collection Agency: Contract to be awarded to minority contractor.

Smallest Geographical Unit Results: Administrative region.

Year of Data: 1985 cross-sectional. 1984/1985 admission.

Final Data Tapes: Early 1987.

Cost of Survey: NCHS--not yet determined. HCFA--$1.4 million.

1984 National Health Insurance Survey/Supplement on Aging

Referral Person: Gerry Hendershot

Phone Number: (301)436-7084

Target Population: Civilian noninstitutionalized 55 years plus.

Sample Size: 16,000 surveyed.

Type of Survey: Cross-sectional personal.

Universe: All households.

Sample Frame: Area probability sample.

Clustering: 376 primary sampling unit. 12,000 neighborhood segments.

Stratification: Post-stratified to independent estimate of age, sex, race population subgroup.

Collection Agency: Census Bureau

Smallest Geographical Unit Results: 4 major geographical regions and selected SSMA's.

Year of Data: 1984.

Final Data Tapes: December 1986.

Cost of Survey: NCHS--$1.5 million.