The Swedish National study on Aging and Care – Nordanstig
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
- 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)
Lagergren M, Fratiglioni L, Hallberg IR et al., A longitudinal study integrating population, care and social services data. The Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC). Aging Clin Exp Res. 2004 Apr;16(2):158-68.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Individuals aged 60+ and living in Nordansting