Ageing in Women and Men: A Longitudinal Study of Gender Differences in Health Behaviour and Health among Elderly

Overview

Acronym
GENDER
Investigators
  • Dr. Anna Aslan

    Institutionen för medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik (MEB), C8

Contacts
  • Dr. Anna Aslan

    Institutionen för medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik (MEB), C8

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
1994
End Year
2007
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
Recruitment Target
  • Families
Number of Participants
1,210
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
470

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Gold, C. H., Malmberg, B., McClearn, G. E., Pedersen, N. L., & Berg, S. (2002). Gender and health: A study of older unlike-sex twins. Journals of Gerontology: Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 57B, S168-S176.

PUBMED 11983743

Timeline

Population

GENDER - Population

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
69
Maximum age
88
Twins
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory

Across all of Sweden

Other Criteria

Born between 1906 and 1925 and alive in 1994

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample

Sample Size

Number of Participants
1,210
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
470
Supplementary Information about Population

Data Collection Events

Individual Studies Included

Acronym Name Study design Participants Countries

Harmonization Projects Included

Acronym Name

Networks

Acronym Name Studies

Datasets

Name Type Data Collection Events Variables
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