Individual Study / SNAC-K

The Swedish National study on Aging and Care – Kungsholmen

The Swedish National study on Aging and Care – Kungsholmen

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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
2001
End Year
2019
Funding
the Stockholm County Council and Municipality,the Swedish Research Council (VR),the Swedish Research Council for Health and Working life and Welfare (FORTE)
Supplementary Information
http://www.aldrecentrum.se/forskning-utredning/SNAC-K-projektet
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof Johan S. Berglund
    Blekinge Institute of Technology

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow-up is performed every 6 years for younger cohorts (60–78 years) and every 3 years for older cohorts (age 78+ years).
Supplementary Information
http://healthtechnology.se/snac-blekinge/

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
3,363
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Individuals aged 60+ and living at home or in institutions on the island of Kungsholmen

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.snac-k.se/

By contacting the study representative