Individual Study / SNAC-N

The Swedish National study on Aging and Care – Nordanstig

The Swedish National study on Aging and Care – Nordanstig

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


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)

Marker Paper

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.

PUBMED 15195992


Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Individuals aged 60+ and living in Nordansting


Availability of data and biosamples


Availability of access information

On the study website :

By contacting the study representative