Bambui Cohort Study of Aging
To examine the separate and joint effects of chronic T. cruzi infection and non-communicable diseases on health outcomes in old age. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
- Start Year
- Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos (FINEP),Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG), and Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ),Ministry of Health in Brazil (Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia e Insumos Estratégicos) and FINEP.
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Cohort members undergo annual follow-up visits, which consist of an interview and verification of death certificates. Other procedures were repeated in selected years (2000, 2002 and 2008). From 1997 to 2007, during a mean follow-up of 8.6 years, 641 participants died and 96 (6.0%) were lost to follow-up.
Lima-Costa et al. Cohort Profile: The Bambui (Brazil) Cohort Study of Ageing. Int J Epidemiol 2011;40:862-867.doi:10.1093/ije/dyq143
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Over 60 years old (residents in Bambui)
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.