We are happy to announce that NEAR will hold its second workshop 23d of September online. You are more than welcome to participate!
Link to Zoom meeting: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/62280692747
Chair:Debora Rizzuto, NEAR Scientific Coordinator, Assistant professor in epidemiology
13:00–13:15 Welcome and update
Laura Fratiglioni, Professor at KI, PI for SNAC-K & KP, and Director of NEAR
13:15–13:35 Sleep disturbances and cognitive decline
Johan Skoog, PhD Student, Gothenburg University.
13:35–13:55 Physical function before death
Linda Enroth, PhD, Tampere University.
14:10–14:30 Lifecourse determinants of health status among elderly
Enrico Ripamonti, PhD, NEAR Statistician
14:30–14:45 Launch/demonstration of the NEAR Platform
Xiaonan Hu, PhD, NEAR Data Scientist
The aim of this study was to compare the agreement of dementia diagnoses between the National Patient Register and the Cause of Death Register, with dementia diagnoses from six Swedish population-based studies. Five NEAR population-based studies: SATSA, OCTO-Twin, GENDER, SNAC-K, and KP were used to examine this, as well as the HARMONY study. More than […]
The local databases in NEAR: H-70, SNAC-K, SNAC-N, SNAC-B, SHARE-Sweden, and SWEOLD are collecting data on Covid-19. The Gothenburg H70 Birth Cohort Studies started collecting Covid-19 data via surveys between December 2020 and January 2021, where 1103 participated who were 75-76 years old and born 1944 were included. This was financially supported by FORMAS. The […]
NEAR-based study has created and validated a first-time injurious fall (FIF) screening tool to identify older adults at risk of falling over a 5-year period. Two NEAR population-based studies: the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care in Skåne (SNAC-S) and Blekinge (SNAC-B), n=2766, were used to validate the FIF screening tool. The FIF tool […]