The Longitudinal Urban Cohort Ageing Study
- Start Year
- The PRO-AGE project was supported by grants of the European Union (QLK6-CT-1999-02205). The intervention programme in Hamburg was supported by the Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend, the Max und Ingeburg Herz Stiftung (group sessions) and by the Robert Bosch Stiftung (preventive home visits). The re-recruitment of the longitudinal cohort (LUCAS – Longitudinal Urban Cohort Ageing Study) was supported by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Berlin (BMBF 01ET0708).
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Baseline was in 2000, follow-up data from: 2007/2008 (wave 2) , 2009/2010 (wave 3) , 2011/2012(wave 4) and 2013/2014 (wave 5) . Between 2007 and 2014, other subprojects of the LUCAS research network worked with subgroups of this cohort in the long term for specific target groups, for example, in-depth interviews, evaluations, performance tests, interventions.
Dapp U, Anders J, von Renteln-Kruse W, Golgert S, Meier-Baumgartner HP, Minder CE. The Longitudinal Urban Cohort Ageing Study (LUCAS): study protocol and participation in the first decade. BMC Geriatr. 2012 Jul 9;12:35. doi: 10.1186/1471-2318-12-35.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Aged 60 years and older.
Availability of data and biosamples