Washington Heights/Inwood Columbia Aging Project

Overview

Acronym
WHICAP
Website
WHICAP
Investigators
  • MD. Richard Mayeux

    Columbia University Medical Center

  • Dr. Nicole Shupf

    Columbia University Medical Center

Contacts
  • MD. Richard Mayeux

    Columbia University Medical Center

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start - End Year
1992 -
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
4,308
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
4,308

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Tang MX, Cross P, Andrews H, Jacobs DM, Small S, Bell K, Merchant C, Lantigua R, Costa R, Stern Y, Mayeux R. Incidence of AD in African-Americans, Caribbean Hispanics, and Caucasians in northern Manhattan. Neurology, 2001; 56(1): 49-56.

PUBMED 11148235

Timeline

Populations

WHICAP I

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
65
Countries
  • United States of America
Territory

Washington Heights and Inwood in New York

Ethnic Origin
  • African-Americans
  • Caribbean Hispanics
  • Caucasians
Other Criteria

Sources of Recruitment

Specific Population
  • Members of an association
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
2,125
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
2,125

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 WHICAP I - Baseline 1992 1994
1 WHICAP I - Follow-up 1 1994 1996
2 WHICAP I - Follow-up 2 1996 1998
3 WHICAP I - Follow-up 3 1998 1999
WHICAP II

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
65
Countries
  • United States of America
Territory

Washington Heights and Inwood in New York

Ethnic Origin
  • African-Americans, Caribbean Hispanics, Caucasians
Other Criteria

Sources of Recruitment

Specific Population
  • Members of an association
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
2,785
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
2,785

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 WHICAP II - Baseline 1999 (January) 2001 (December)
1 WHICAP II - Follow-up 1 2000 (July) 2003 (June)
2 WHICAP II - Follow-up 2 2002 (January) 2004 (December)
3 WHICAP II - Follow-up 3 2003 (July) 2006 (June)
4 WHICAP II - Follow-up 4 2005 (January) 2007 (December)
5 WHICAP II - Follow-up 5 2006 (July) 2009 (June)
6 WHICAP II - Follow-up 6 2008 (January) 2010 (December)
7 WHICAP II - Follow-up 7 2009 (July) 2012 (June)
8 WHICAP II - Follow-up 8 2011 (January) 2013 (December)
9 WHICAP II - Follow-up 9 2012 (July) 2015 (June)

Participating Studies

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Harmonization Initiatives Included

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Networks

Acronym Name Harmonization Initiatives Individual Studies

Datasets

Name Type Data Collection Events Variables
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