Gott Åldrande i Skåne





    Namn på nationell/internationell infrastruktur som denna infrastruktur tillhör

    Part of the NEAR infrastructure and the infrastructure.
    NEAR stands for the National E-infrastructure for Aging Research integrating the 15 major longitudinal, population-based projects on aging, whose datasets are currently located in 6 Swedish universities. The scientific aim is to empower aging research in Sweden and contribute to the identification of sustainable intervention strategies for a better health and care of older people


    The on-going study GÅS-SNAC comprises about 4 500 men and women 60 to 100 yrs, randomly invited from five municipalities in Skåne. Participants <78 / >78 yrs are re-investigated every sixth / third year at the research centre or at home visits (participation rate 79-86%) with the same protocol. Investigation covers a medical examination, questionnaire on lifestyle, symptoms, medication, QoL, personality, mood, ADL, sociodemographics, occupation, caregiver burden, formal and informal care. A physical examination of functioning, 11 cognitive tests, ECG, spirometry, AAI, OH, anthropometrics, body composition and biobanking are included. A subset have MRI brain, doppler cerebri media during tilting, doppler carotids, aorta pulse wave velocity, peripress. Retrieval of registry data include inhospital care, outpatient care, mortality registry

    Utrustning och resurser

    Data are saved in an Oracle database and data can be exported in e.g. SPSS, SAS or other format.
    Format include information on data variable, data labelling.

    Styrning av infrastrukturen

    Principal investigator: Sölve Elmståhl.
    Management of database: responsible Ole Larsen
    Management of data analyses: responsible Aldana Rosso

    Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ)

    • Geriatrik

    Typ av infrastruktur

    • Digitala samlingar


    • Har aktuell status som infrastruktur av nationellt intresse (Vetenskapsrådet)