Initiative / NEAR

National E-lnfrastructure for Aging Research

National E-lnfrastructure for Aging Research

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The objective of NEAR is to improve the health, care, and well-being of older people by optimizing a national integration of the major Swedish longitudinal, population-based projects on the health and care of older people.
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Members

Investigators Contacts
  • Debora Rizzuto
    Karolinska Institutet
  • Laura Fratiglion
    Karolinska Institutet

General Information

Year created
2017
Types of cohorts
  • Population cohort
Countries
  • Sweden
Setting
National
Funding
This project has received funding from the Swedish Research Council
Criteria of cohort's to be included
Cohorts of health and care with at least seven years of follow-up time of older people in the Swedish population.
Socio-environmental context
  • NA

Participants

Number of participants

Total
190,268
With harmonized data
0

Age range of the samples

Minimum age
26

Methodology for harmonization and integration

Strategy of harmonization
Ex-post
Data processing methods
  • Algorithmic
  • Standardisation
  • Latent variable model
  • Others
  • Type of infrastructure
    Some centrally, other locally
    Integrative data analysis
    • Meta-analyses
    • Pooled analyses
    • Federated analyses
    • NA
    Software
  • OBiBa (Opal/Mica)
  • R / Rmarkdown
  • Stata
  • Supplementary information
    Repository: https://www.maelstrom-research.org/mica/network/near. Harmonization process is planned in 2020.

    Number of cohorts

    Total
    15
    With harmonized data
    0
    Will more cohorts be harmonized?

    Access

    Availability of metadata
    Under request
    Availability of individual data
    Under request