SNAC - The Swedish National study on Aging and Care. Substudy: SNAC-N

Principal investigator(s):

Anders Wimo - Karolinska Institute, Institutionen för Neurobiologi, Vårdvetenskap och Samhälle

Abstract:

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. (Metadata related to the main study SNAC and the other participating areas can be found under the Related studies tab).

Contact:

Anders Wimo

Identifiers:

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Principal investigator(s):

Anders Wimo - Karolinska Institute, Institutionen för Neurobiologi, Vårdvetenskap och Samhälle

Principal organisation:

Purpose:

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

Abstract:

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. (Metadata related to the main study SNAC and the other participating areas can be found under the Related studies tab).

Time period(s) investigated:

2001 — ongoing

Geographic location:

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 60 or more, residing in Nordanstigs municipality.

Time Method/Study design:

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Stratified

Biobank:

Biobank is connected to the study