Individual Study / HKCS

Hong Kong Centenarian Study (HKCS)

Hong Kong Centenarian Study (HKCS)

Initiatives -
To evaluate the levels of physical, functional, psychological, and social well-being of Chinese centenarians in Hong Kong. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2011
Supplementary Information
https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-981-287-080-3_75-1.pdf

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Joseph Shiu Kwong Kwan
    University of Hong Kong

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Arnold, J., Dai, J., Nahapetyan, L., Arte, A., Johnson, M. A., & Hausman, D. (2010). Predicting successful aging in a population-based sample of Georgia centenarians. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2010, 989315.

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
153
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other