Individual Study / SALSA

Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging

Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging

Initiatives -
To estimate dementia prevalence in older Mexican Americans, determine the distribution of dementia by etiology, and evaluate the contribution of type 2 diabetes mellitus, stroke, and apolipoprotein E (ApoE) genotype to dementia.
Start Year
1998
End Year
2008
Funding
y NIA Grants AG 12975, AG 10129, and AG10220.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Mary Haan
    University of California San Francisco

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Participants were followed every 12-15 months via home visits that included clinical and cognitive assessments. A semiannual phone call was made to obtain updates on medications, health events, and some sociodemographic risk factors.

Marker Paper

Haan et al. Prevalence of Dementia in Older Latinos: The Influence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Stroke and Genetic Factors. J Am Geriatr Soc 51:169–177, 2003.doi:10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51054.x

PUBMED 12558712

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,789
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 60 years old.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/web/NACDA/studies/2...