Cuban Health and Alzheimer Study
* To ascertain the prevalence and incidence of dementia and its most frequent type, Alzheimer disease; * To identify risk factors for dementia and their association with other chronic non-communicable diseases in this age group (cerebrovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension); * To do an in-depth study of their risk and genetic markers, and their impact in terms of needs for care, disability and caregiver psychological morbidity.
- Start Year
- End Year
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- 4.1 years of follow up.
Llibre-Rodríguez et al. Cuba’s Aging and Alzheimer Longitudinal Study. MEDICC Review 19: 31-5, 2017.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Over 65 years
Availability of data and biosamples
Availability of access information
By contacting the study representative
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.