Individual Study / SPAH

São Paulo Ageing & Health Study

São Paulo Ageing & Health Study

Initiatives -
To determine the prevalence of dementia among older adults of low socioeconomic status living in a well-defined region of the city of São Paulo, the largest metropolis in South America. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2000
End Year
2008
Funding
Wellcome Trust, U.K. (grant code GR066133MA)

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Marcia Scazufca
    University of São Paulo

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Biennially

Marker Paper

Scazufca M, Menezes PR, Vallada HP et al. High prevalence of dementia among older adults from poor socio-economic background in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Int Psychogeriat 2008;20:394–405.doi:10.1017/S1041610207005625

PUBMED 17559708

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,072
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 65 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative