Individual Study / SENECA

The Survey Europe on Nutrition in the Elderly: a Concerted Action Study

The Survey Europe on Nutrition in the Elderly: a Concerted Action Study

Initiatives -
To study the influence of dietary factors on disease development and the physical and mental condition of the elderly
Start Year
1988
End Year
1999
Funding
FREJA Programme andthe Danish Research Agency
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr Iben Kynde
    nstitute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Two follow-up studies in 1993 and 1999

Marker Paper

Kynde I, Bjørnsbo KS, Tetens I, Heitmann BL. Dietary carbohydrates and change in physical performance of elderly Europeans: Survey in Europe on Nutrition and the Elderly, a Concerted Action (SENECA) 1993 and 1999. Public Health Nutr. 2010 Aug;13(8):1186-90. doi: 10.1017/S1368980009991601. Epub 2009 Oct 7.

PUBMED 19807934

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,039
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
The participants were 70-75 years old at baseline.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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