Individual Study / SWEOLD

The Swedish Panel Study of Living Conditions of the Oldest Old

The Swedish Panel Study of Living Conditions of the Oldest Old

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Initiatives -
To answer questions about actual living conditions in a number of areas relevant to older people, these include health, social care, financial resources, housing, occupation, and everyday activities. The survey also includes a few basic tests on physical and cognitive performance.
Start Year
1992
Funding
the Swedish Council for Social Research , the Swedish Medical Research Council and the Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research
Supplementary Information
https://academic.oup.com/ije/article/43/3/731/2949546
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Johan Fritzell
    Karolinska Institutet

Design

Study design
Cross-sectional
Follow Up
SWEOLD has been carried out in 1992, 2002, 2004, 2010/2011 and 2014.

Marker Paper

Lennartsson C, Agahi N, Hols-Salén L, et al. Data resource profile: The Swedish Panel Study of Living Conditions of the Oldest Old (SWEOLD). Int J Epidemiol. 2014;43(3):731-738. doi:10.1093/ije/dyu057

PUBMED 24651397

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Minimum age 69.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.sweold.se/en/englishhome/

By contacting the study representative