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Announcing Wave 6 of the Mexican Health and Aging Study Data Release

Jun 30, 2023, 09:22 AM by SCOA

The MHAS team is pleased to announce the highly anticipated release of Wave 6 (2021) of the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS). This milestone marks a significant advancement in research on health and aging in Mexico. Researchers worldwide can now access and download the comprehensive MHAS data and companion codebooks, enabling them to delve into the intricate dynamics of health among the Mexican population over a 20-year period.

To access more information about MHAS and explore its publications, visit the official bilingual website at There you will find a detailed description of the study’s objectives, methodologies, data, documentation, and outcomes, providing a comprehensive overview of its significance in the field of aging research.

The Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS) is a nationally representative longitudinal survey focused on the health and well-being of middle-aged and older adults in Mexico. Partly supported by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (R01AG018016) in the United States and the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) in Mexico, the study aims to provide valuable insights into Mexico’s unique health dynamics within a socioeconomic framework.