Kungsholmen Project

Overview

Acronym
KP
Website
KP
Investigators
  • Prof. Laura Fratiglioni

    Karolinska Institutet

Contacts
  • Maria Wahlberg

    Karolinska Institute

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
1987
End Year
2000
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)

The KP involves 5 times of assessment spanning a period of 13 years.

Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
1,810
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
1,810

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Fratiglioni L, Viitanen M, Bäckman L, Sandman PO, Winblad B. Occurrence of dementia in advanced age: the study design of the Kungsholmen Project. Neuroepidemiology. 1992;11 Suppl 1:29-36.

PUBMED 1603245

Timeline

Populations

KP-12 population

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
75
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory

Kungsholmen district of Stockholm

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample

Sample Size

Number of Participants
1,810
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
1,810
Supplementary Information

Phase I: 1810 participants

Phase II: 668 participants

Phase III: 1099 participants

Phase IV: 680 participants

Phase V: 421 participants

Phase VI: 265 participants

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 KP - KP12 - Phase I 1987 1989
1 KP - KP12 - Phase II 1987 1989
2 KP - KP12 - Phase III 1991 1993
3 KP - KP12 - Phase IV 1994 1996
4 KP - KP12 - Phase V 1997 1998
5 KP - KP12 - Phase VI 1999 2000
KP-St-Göran population

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
90
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory

St-Göran parish

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample

Sample Size

Number of Participants
323
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
323
Supplementary Information

Phase III: 323 participants

Phase IV: 156 participants

Phase V: 71 participants

Phase VI: 29 participants

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 KP - StGoran - Phase III 1991 1993
1 KP - StGoran - Phase IV 1994 1996
2 KP - StGoran - Phase V 1997 1998
3 KP - StGoran - Phase VI 1999 2000
KP-15 population

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
75
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory

Kungsholmen district of Stockholm

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample

Sample Size

Number of Participants
123
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
123
Supplementary Information

Phase III: 123 participants

Phase IV: 88 participants

Phase V: 71 participants

Phase VI: 53 participants

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 KP - KP15 - Phase III 1991 1993
1 KP - KP15 - Phase IV 1994 1996
2 KP - KP15 - Phase V 1997 1998
3 KP - KP15 - Phase VI 1999 2000

Individual Studies Included

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Harmonization Projects Included

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Networks

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Datasets

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