AUSTRALIAN COHORT AND LONGITUDINAL STUDIES
 

 

 

The Health In Men Study

Study aims

Initial focus was cardiovascular disease but also investigated cognitive function and psycho-social elements of health and wellbeing in follow ups.

Status

Ongoing

Year commenced

1996

No. follow up

5

Timeframes

1996-8, 2002-4, 2008-9, 2010-2, 2013-4

Baseline sample size

12,203

Sampling

Men aged 65 and over in the Perth metropolitan area

Gender

Male

Content

Medical, physical and cognitive function

Data collection

  • HIMS uses the WA Data Linkage System.

  • Questionnaire on medical, physical and cognitive function, blood sample

Type of dementia

Dementia (some subtypes are available)

Cognitive assessment

MMSE2002-4, TICS 2008-9, MMSE 2010-2, MMSE 2013-4

Location of research

Perth, WA

Contact person

Professor Leon Flicker

Contact details

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Web address

wacha.org.au/hims.html

Funding agencies

NHMRC

Data availability

Expression of Interest process