The Swedish National study on Aging and Care – Skåne
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
Visit SNAC Skåne (GÅS)
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- 60-78 years old are followed up every 6 year and 81+ years old every 3 year
Davey A, Malmberg B, Sundström G. Aging in Sweden: local variation, local control. Gerontologist. 2014;54(4):525-532. doi:10.1093/geront/gnt124
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Population consists of a random sample individuals who live in five municipalities in Skåne county: Malmö, Eslöv, Hässleholm, Osby and Ystad,
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.