Data Support Documentation

Researchers are strongly encouraged to review all of the following documentation prior to preparing an application for data and/or sample access.

Data Collection Tools:

Data Dictionaries:

Data dictionaries are documents that provide information about each variable in a dataset. Below, you will find data dictionaries corresponding to Tracking Questionnaires, Maintaining Contact Questionnaires and Comprehensive Data collected during the CLSA Baseline assessment. For the most up-to-date copy of the data dictionaries or if you have questions, please contact us via

Sampling Weights Documents:

Derived Variables Documents:

Other Data Support Materials: