Swedish National Study of Aging and Care in Nordanstig

Overview

Acronym
SNAC-N
Website
SNAC-N
Investigators
  • Prof. Anders Wimo
    Karolinska Institutet
Contacts
  • Anders Sköldunger
    Karolinska Institutet

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
2001
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
Participants were followed up every 2 years then every 4 years repeatedly. New cohorts of 60- and 81-year olds joined the study in 2006, and 2013. Participants in the Care System Study are followed up each time the decision for assistance is re-evaluated. This should be done at least once a year.
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
1,504 (No Limit)
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
800

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Lagergren M, Fratiglioni L, Hallberg IR et al., A longitudinal study integrating population, care and social services data. The Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC). Aging Clin Exp Res. 2004 Apr;16(2):158-68.

PUBMED 15195992

Timeline

Populations

SNAC-N - Cohort 1

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
60
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Nordanstig

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information
The sample was chosen in the national project SNAC and it was stratified for age cohort and year of assessment. Eleven age cohorts were chosen with different intervals, being six years in the younger cohorts (60-78 years old), and three years in the older cohorts (81+ years old).

Sample Size

Number of Participants
766
Supplementary Information
Baseline: 766 participants
Follow-up 1: 206 participants
Follow-up 2: 415 participants
Follow-up 3: 170 participants
Follow-up 4: 266 participants
SNAC-N - Cohort 2

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
60
Maximum age
81
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Nordanstig

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information
The sample was chosen in the national project SNAC and it was stratified for age cohort and year of assessment.

Sample Size

Number of Participants
265
Supplementary Information
Baseline: 265 participants
Follow-up 1: 68 participants
Follow-up 2: 185 participants

Data Collection Events

SNAC-N - Cohort 3

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
60
Maximum age
81
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Nordanstig

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information
The sample was chosen in the national project SNAC and it was stratified for age cohort and year of assessment. Eleven age cohorts were chosen with different intervals, being six years in the younger cohorts (60-78 years old), and three years in the older cohorts (81+ years old).

Sample Size

Number of Participants
273

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 SNAC-N - Cohort 3 - Baseline 2013 2015
1 SNAC-N - Cohort 3 - Follow-up1 2016 2018
SNAC-N - Care System Study

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
65
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Nordanstig
Other Criteria
Persons who only have meals-on-wheels, alarm or transport services from the municipality and/or the county council are excluded.

Sources of Recruitment

Specific Population
  • Other specific population : Users of home help services, long-term home health care or rehabilitation or special housing.

Sample Size

Number of Participants
200

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 SNAC-N - Care System Study - Surveys 2001 Ongoing

Individual Studies Included

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Harmonization Projects Included

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Networks

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