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Oporto Centenarian Study (PT100)

Oporto Centenarian Study (PT100)

Initiatives -
Aims to describe the characteristics of a sample of Portuguese centenarians and their overall personal characteristics and living arrangements using a multidimensional and comprehensive approach. *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
2013
End Year
2019
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Laetitia Teixeira
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow up was considered as the time (in months) between the 100th anniversary and death. The median follow up was 20.00 months.

Marker Paper

Teixeira L, Araújo L, Paúl C, Ribeiro O. Further survival at age 100: Findings from the Oporto Centenarian study. Exp Gerontol. 2020;133:110854. doi:10.1016/j.exger.2020.110854

PUBMED 32004634

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
140
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Portuguese population based study comprising centenarians living in the Oporto Metropolitan Area. Individuals aged 100 years and older.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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