Individual Study / SNAC-B

The Swedish National study on Aging and Care – Blekinge

The Swedish National study on Aging and Care – Blekinge

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Initiatives -
To answer questions concerning the future needs of care and the best way to meet them. The SNAC-study combines two perspectives: a population part directed at studying the process of aging and the situation in life of the elderly and a care system part aiming at describing and analysing the function of the long-term care system from the perspective of the individual.
Start Year
2016
Supplementary Information
https://snd.gu.se/en/catalogue/study/EXT0124
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Johan Berglund
    Blekinge Institute of Technology

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
7 waves (over a 30-year period)

Marker Paper

Davey A, Malmberg B, Sundström G. Aging in Sweden: local variation, local control. Gerontologist. 2014;54(4):525-532. doi:10.1093/geront/gnt124

PUBMED 24127459

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
21,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
People over 60 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://snacsweden.wordpress.com/

By contacting the study representative