Individual Study / HK-MAPS

Hong Kong Memory and Ageing Prospective Study

Hong Kong Memory and Ageing Prospective Study

Initiatives -
* To examine the longitudinal cognitive profiles in Chinese older adults without dementia in Hong Kong. * To identify early cognitive predictors of dementia in the community to capture early changes.
Start Year
2005
End Year
2012
Funding
Research grants for the baseline study were received from the Mr. Lai Seung Hung and Mrs. Lai Chan Pui Ngong Dementia in Hong Kong Research Fund

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Linda Chiu Wa
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The baseline assessment was conducted from October 2005 to July 2006, the first follow-up from August 2007 to June 2008, and the second follow-up from March 2011 to February 2012.

Marker Paper

Wong, Candy H. Y.; Leung, Grace T. Y.; Fung, Ada W. T.; Chan, W. C.; Lam, Linda C. W. (2013). Cognitive predictors for five-year conversion to dementia in community-dwelling Chinese older adults. International Psychogeriatrics, 25(7), 1125–1134. doi:10.1017/s1041610213000161

PUBMED 23544873

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
787
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
community-dwelling Chinese older adults without dementia in Hong Kong

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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