Individual Study / CHAS

Cuban Health and Alzheimer Study

Cuban Health and Alzheimer Study

Initiatives -
* 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
2003
End Year
2018

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Juan J. Llibre Rodriguez
    Medical University of Havana

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
4.1 years of follow up.

Marker Paper

Llibre-Rodríguez et al. Cuba’s Aging and Alzheimer Longitudinal Study. MEDICC Review 19: 31-5, 2017.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,944
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 65 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative