The Swedish National study on Aging and Care in Blekinge (SNAC-B)

SND-ID: EXT 0127

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)

Johan Sanmartin Berglund - Blekinge Institute of Technology, Department of Health

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).

SNAC- Blekinge is headed by a steering group of researchers with Professor Johan Sanmartin Berglund as principal investigator. The project is supported by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Kristianstad University and Linnaeus University in Växjö. Blekinge County Council is cooperating with the municipality of Karlskrona.
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In addition to the national design and objectives a number of separate research questions have been of special interest to the research team in Blekinge. These are as follows:
- Dental health and care - a general assessment of elderly between 60 and 96 years of age with a particular focus on identifying osteoporosis using dental X-ray examinat

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Principal's reference number

BTH-6.2.1-0053-2021

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

Yes

Sensitive personal data

Yes

Type of personal data

Pseudonymised data

Code key exists

Yes

Ethics Review

Lund - Ref. LU 604-00

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 60 or over, residing in Karlskrona 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

Yes

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Karlskrona Municipality

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. (2004). A longitudinal study integrating population, care and social services data. The Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC). In Aging Clinical and Experimental Research (Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 158–168). http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:bth-8643
URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-8643

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Dataset
The Swedish National study on Aging and Care in Blekinge (SNAC-B)

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Johan Sanmartin Berglund - Blekinge Institute of Technology, Department of Health

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Interview
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Contact for questions about the data

Published: 2016-10-28
Last updated: 2022-03-07