Individual Study / ABC1936

Aberdeen birth cohort 1936 (ABC1936)

Aberdeen birth cohort 1936 (ABC1936)

Initiatives -
The aim of ABC1936 was to identify major childhood influences on dementia risk and to improve early detection of dementia.
Start Year
1947
Supplementary Information
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Geraldine Mcneil
    University of Aberdeen

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The University has followed all of the children born in Aberdeen in 1921, 1936, and 1950-1956 as they grow and age.

Marker Paper

Starr JM, Deary IJ, Fox H, Whalley LJ. Blood pressure and cognition in the Aberdeen 1936 birth cohort. Gerontology, 2007; 53(6): 432-7.

PUBMED 18042996

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
498
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Participants born in 1921 and 1936 from Aberdeen

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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