The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Ageing
The aim of the CLSA is to find ways to help us live long and live well, and understand why some people age in healthy fashion while others do not.
- Start Year
- Support for the study has been provided by the Government of Canada through the CIHR and the Canada Foundation for Innovation, as well as the provincial governments of British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Follow up the participants for at least 20 years.
Raina PS, Wolfson C, Kirkland SA, Griffith LE, Oremus M, Patterson C, Tuokko H, Penning M, Balion CM, Hogan D, Wister A, Payette H, Shannon H, Brazil K. The Canadian longitudinal study on aging (CLSA). Can J Aging. 2009 Sep;28(3):221-9. doi: 10.1017/S0714980809990055.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Individuals who are between the ages of 45 and 85.
Availability of data and biosamples
Availability of access information
On the study website : https://www.clsa-elcv.ca
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.