AUSTRALIAN COHORT AND LONGITUDINAL STUDIES
 

 

 

The Busselton Healthy Ageing Study

Study aims

To investigate the causes of and risk factors for a wide range of conditions of public health importance in an ageing population

Status

Ongoing

Year commenced

2010

No. follow up

-

Timeframes

Every four years

Baseline sample size

4000

Sampling

Born between 1946 and 1964

Gender

Both

Content

Vision and hearing disorders, respiratory and cardiovascular disease, muscle strength and physical function, obesity, diabetes, sleep disorders, bone health, spinal pain, and mental health and cognition

Data collection

?

Type of dementia

?

Cognitive assessment

?

Location of research

Busselton, WA

Contact person

Professor Bill Musk

Contact details

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Web address

busseltonhealthstudy.com/recent.html

Funding agencies

State Government grant

Data availability

 Apply for access from the study website