Stina Ek, PhD. Thesis title: “Predictors and consequences of injurious falls among older adults: a holistic approach”. Stina defended her thesis Oct 25, 2019 at Karolinska Institutet.
Johan Rehnberg, PhD. Thesis title: “Inequalities in life and death: income and mortality in an aging population”. Johan defended his thesis May 27, 2019 at Stockholm University.
Davide Liborio Vetrano, PhD, MD. Thesis title: “Impact of cardivascular and neuropsychiatric multimorbidity on older adults’ health”. Davide defended his thesis May 13, 2019 at Karolinska Institutet.
Kuan-Yu Pan, PhD. Thesis title: “Impact of psychosocial working conditions on health in older age”. Kuan-Yu defended his thesis June 5, 2019 at Karolinska Institutet.
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 […]