Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

Overview

Acronym
CLSA
Website
CLSA
Investigators
  • Dr. Parminder Raina

    McMaster University

  • Dr. Susan Kirkland

    Dalhousie University

  • Dr. Christina Wolfson

    McGill University

Contacts
  • Data Access Inquiries
  • Dr. Ine Wauben

    McMaster University

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start - End Year
2011 -
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
51,338
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
30,000

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other
  • By contacting the study representative: Data Access Inquiries

Marker Paper

Raina PS, Wolfson C, Kirkland SA, et al. The Canadian longitudinal study on aging (CLSA). Can J Aging, 2009. 28(3): p. 221-9.

PUBMED 19860977

Supplementary Information

Timeline

Populations

CLSA - Tracking

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
45
Maximum age
85
Countries
  • Canada
Territory
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan
Other Criteria

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Random digit dialing
Specific Population
  • Other specific population : Provincial registries
Participants from Existing Studies
  • Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) - Healthy Aging
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
21,241
CLSA - Comprehensive

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
45
Maximum age
85
Countries
  • Canada
Territory

Vancouver, Victoria, Surrey, Calgary, Winnipeg, Hamilton, Ottawa, Montréal, Sherbrooke, Halifax, and St. John’s

Other Criteria

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
  • Random digit dialing
Specific Population
  • Other specific population : Provincial registries
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
30,097
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
30,000

Participating Studies

Acronym Name Study design Countries

Harmonization Initiatives Included

Acronym Name

Networks

Acronym Name Harmonization Initiatives Individual Studies

Datasets

Name Type Data Collection Events Variables
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