Individual Study / CSHA

Canadian Study of Health and Aging

Canadian Study of Health and Aging

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Initiatives -
To provide accurate statistics on the number of people who have dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, in Canada. The study also covers a range of other health topics.
Start Year
1989
End Year
2001
Funding
Canadian federal government's Seniors' Independence Research Program, Canadian Institutes for Health Research (grant # MOP-42530).
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Kenneth Rockwood
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Participants were assessed at 5-yearly intervals: in 1991, 1996, and for a final time in 2001

Marker Paper

The Canadian Study of Health and Aging: risk factors for Alzheimer's disease in Canada. Neurology. 1994 Nov;44(11):2073-80. doi: 10.1212/wnl.44.11.2073.

PUBMED 7969962

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
10,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 65 years old.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other