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Table 3 Characteristics of the studies

From: Domains and determinants of retirement timing: A systematic review of longitudinal studies

First Author + year of publication Country + Dataset Period of study Characteristics population + Sample size Occupational group Outcome source Peer-reviewed
Christensen 2012 [24] Denmark, general population random sample 1985-2001 Workers and unemployed persons looking for a job in 1985 aged 50 (N= 9329) Various Register-based Y
Coile 2000 [35] United States, HRS 1951-1998 Male workers aged 55-69 (N= 5886) Various 1) Before 1992 register-based, 2) From 1992 self-reported Y
de Preter 2013 [20] Europe, ECHP 1994-2001 Workers aged 50+ years (N= 3081 males, N=1413 females) Various Self-reported Y
Gesthuizen 2011 [22] The Netherlands, Dutch Socio-economic panel 1990-2001 Workers aged 50-65 (N=1521 males, N=1808 females) Various Self-Reported N
Gortz 2012 [25] Denmark, Longitudinal Data Set 1997-2006 Female workers aged 60-64 (N= 4800) Day-care teachers and assistants Register-based Y
Herquelot 2011 [26] France, GAZEL 1989-2007 Male workers aged 40-50, female workers aged 35-50 (N= 3036) Workers of the French national electricity and gas company Self-reported Y
Heyma 2004 [27] The Netherlands, CERRA 1993, 1995 Workers aged 40-65 (N= 4727) Various Self-reported Y
Kerkhofs 1999 [28] The Netherlands, CERRA 1991-1995 Main income earners aged 43 - 63 (N= 2560) Various Self-reported Y
Marton 2010 [36] United States, HRS 1992-2004 Male workers aged 51–61 (N=3150) Various Self-reported N
Montizaan 2013 [33] United States, US NLSOM 1966-1983 Male workers aged 45-59 (N= 3624) Various Self-reported Y
Olesen 2012 [29] Australia, HILDA 2001-2006 Workers aged 45-75 (N= 1516 males and 1287 females) Various Self-reported Y
Ӧrestig 2013 [37] Sweden, PSAE 2003-2007 Persons aged 57-64 (N=854) Various Register-based Y
Roberts 2009 [30] United Kingdom and Germany, panel survey 1991-2002 Workers aged 50-60/65 (female/male) (Germany: N= 1186 UK: N=1135) Various Self-reported N
Robroek 2013 [31] Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, and Greece, SHARE 2004-2009 Workers aged between 50 and the statutory retirement age (N= 4923) Various Self-reported Y
Rubb 2009 [23] United States, supplements of the Current Population Surveys 1994-2001 Workers aged 55-64 (N= 5709 males and N=4917 females) Various Self-reported Y
Schils 2008 [21] United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, panel survey 1991-2004, 1990-2005, 1990-2001 Workers aged 50-65 (Germany: 5150 The Netherlands: 1580 United Kingdom: 3629) Various Self-reported Y
Schuring 2013 [32] The Netherlands, POLS 1999-2008 Workers aged 45-64 (N= 3751) Various Register-based Y
Song 2008 [12] United States, Social Security administration data 1997-2005 Workers born in 1923-1943 (N= 124 850) Various Register-based Y
van Solinge 2010 [7] The Netherlands, NIDI 2001 and 2006/2007 Workers aged 50-60 (N= 1621) Civil servants and employees active in ICT, retail, trade, industry and banking Self-reported Y
van Solinge 2011 [34] The Netherlands, NIDI 2001 and 2006/2007 Workers aged 50-60 (N= 1611) Civil servants and employees active in ICT, retail, trade, industry and banking Self-reported Y
Articles included in sensitivity analysis
 Coile 2007 [48] United States, HRS 1951-2000 Male workers aged 55-69 (N=2467) Various 1) Before 1992 register-based, 2) From 1992 self-reported Y
 de Preter 2013 [9] Europe, SHARE 2004-2007 Workers aged 50-70 (N= 5127) Various Self-reported Y
 Friis 2007 [49] Denmark, Database for Labor Market Research 1993-2002 Female workers aged 51-59 (N= 5538) Nurses Register-based Y
 Jensen 2012 [50] Denmark, insurance fund PENSAM 1993-2008 Workers (N=2792) Nurses aides Register-based Y
 Mein 2000 [51] United Kingdom, Whitehall II study 1988-1995 Workers aged 50 - 59.5 (N= 2532) Civil servants Self-reported Y
 Palmore 1982 [43] United States, Ohio, NLS 1966-1976 Male workers aged 68-69 (N= 295) Various Self-reported Y
  1. Abbreviations: CERRA Centre for Economic Research on Retirement and Ageing, ECHP European Community Household Panel, GAZEL The GAZ and ELectricité cohort, HILDA Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia, HRS Health and Retirement Study, NIDI Panel study on retirement behaviour in the Netherlands, NLS The National Longitudinal Surveys, POLS Permanent Survey on Living Conditions, PSAE Panel Survey on Ageing and the Elderly, SHARE Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, US NLSOM US National Longitudinal Survey of Older Men