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Table 1 Terms used for the database search in PubMed, Embase and WoS

From: Is retirement good for your health? A systematic review of longitudinal studies

Exposure Retirement[MeSH] OR retirement[All Fields] OR pensions[MeSH] OR pensions[All Fields] OR pension[All Fields]
Health outcome (Health[MeSH:NoExp] OR health[tw] OR “well-being”[All Fields] OR “health status”[MeSH:NoExp] OR “health status”[All Fields] OR “health behaviour”[MeSH] OR “health behaviour”[All Fields] OR “health behaviour”[All Fields] OR “physical health”[All Fields]) OR (“mental health”[MeSH] OR “mental health”[All fields]) OR (hospitalization[MeSH] OR hospitalization[All Fields] OR hospitalisation[All Fields]) OR (“quality of life”[MeSH] OR “quality of life”[All Fields]) OR (“chronic disease”[MeSH] OR “chronic disease”[All Fields] OR “chronic illness”)
Study design (“Cohort studies”[MeSH] OR “cohort studies”[All Fields] OR “cohort study”[All Fields]) OR (“longitudinal studies”[All Fields] OR “longitudinal study”[All Fields] OR longitudinally[All Fields]) OR (“prospective studies”[All Fields] OR “prospective study”[All Fields]) OR (“follow-up studies”[All Fields] OR “follow-up study”[All Fields] OR follow-up[All Fields]) OR (“retrospective studies”[All Fields] OR “retrospective study”[All Fields])