SNAC - The Swedish National study on Aging and Care. Substudy: 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 Wimo - Karolinska Institutet, Institutionen för Neurobiologi, Vårdvetenskap och Samhälle


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-N has particularly focused on dementia, health economics, informal care, pharmaceuticals, functional capacity, and computing.
Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 60 or more, residing in Nordanstigs municipality.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified

Time period(s) investigated


Biobank is connected to the study


Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Nordanstig Municipality

Topic and keywords
Published: 2015-06-10
Last updated: 2017-03-17