The Swedish National study on Aging and Care in Nordanstig (SNAC-N)

SND-ID: EXT 0126

This study is part of the collection NEAR - National E-Infrastructure for Aging Research in Sweden , SNAC - Swedish National study on Aging and Care.

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anders Sköldunger - Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society orcid

Anders Wimo - Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society orcid

Karolinska Institutet

Description

The national study SNAC - The Swedish National Study on Aging and Care, includes four participating areas: SNAC-Blekinge, SNAC Kungsholmen, SNAC Nordanstig and SNAC Skåne (GÅS). In all four areas, a research centre conducts a population study and a health care system study has been conducted. (Metadata related to the main study SNAC and the other participating areas can be found under the Related studies tab).

Purpose:

SNAC-N has particularly focused on dementia, health economics, informal care, pharmaceuticals, functional capacity, and computing.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Karolinska Institutet

Responsible department/unit

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

Yes

Sensitive personal data

Yes

Type of personal data

Direct identifiers

Ethics Review

Stockholm - Ref. KI Dnr 01-114

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 60 or more, residing in Nordanstigs municipality.

Study design

Observational study

Cohort study

Cohort study: Prospective

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified

Time period(s) investigated

2001 – ongoing

Biobank is connected to the study

The study has collected samples/material which are stored in a scientific collection or biobank

Scientific collection or biobank name: SNAC-N

Type(s) of sample: Blod tests

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Nordanstig Municipality

Geographic description: Nordanstig Municipality in Gävleborg County

Topic and keywords
Publications

Lagergren, M., Fratiglioni, L., Hallberg, I. R., Berglund, J., Elmståhl, S., Hagberg, B., Holst, G., Rennemark, M., Sjölund, B. M., Thorslund, M., Wiberg, I., Winblad, B., & Wimo, A. (2004). A longitudinal study integrating population, care and social services data : The Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC). Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 16(2), 158–168. http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-3452
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03324546

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Handle
near-aging.se
Dataset
The Swedish National study on Aging and Care in Nordanstig (SNAC-N)

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anders Sköldunger - Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society orcid

Anders Wimo - Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society orcid

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Published: 2015-06-10
Last updated: 2022-03-07