AUSTRALIAN COHORT AND LONGITUDINAL STUDIES
 

 

 

The Hunter Community Study

Study aims

To investigate retired and near-retired persons

Status

Ongoing

Year commenced

2004

No. follow up

1

Timeframes

2004 | 2011

Baseline sample size

3,253

Sampling

Men and Women aged 55-85 years who reside in Newcastle.

Gender

Both

Content

 Demographics, morbidity, medications, nutrition, quality of life, physical activity, mental health, daytime sleepiness, social support, occupational exposures, anthropometric, and cardiovascular, cognition, respiratory, bone density, functional capacity

Data collection

Self-report postal questionnaire, clinic measurements, and biological measurements, blood samples

Type of dementia

Dementia

Cognitive assessment

MMSE, ARCS Neuropsychological battery

Location of research

Newcastle, NSW

Contact person

Professor Peter Schofield

Contact details

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Web address

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Funding agencies

?

Data availability

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