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

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 Wimo - Karolinska Institutet, Institutionen för Neurobiologi, Vårdvetenskap och Samhälle

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. (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.

Responsible department/unit:

Karolinska Institutet, Institutionen för Neurobiologi, Vårdvetenskap och Samhälle

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0126

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. (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.

Time period(s) investigated:

2001 — ongoing

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Nordanstig Municipality

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 60 or more, residing in Nordanstigs municipality.

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Stratified

Biobank is connected to the study:

Yes

Published: 2015-06-10
Last updated: 2017-03-17