Cohort profile: The Dynamic Analyses to Optimize Ageing (DYNOPTA) project

Anstey, Kaarin J.; Byles, Julie E.; Luszcz, Mary A.; Mitchell, Paul; Steel, David; Booth, Heather; Browning, Colette; Butterworth, Peter; Cumming, Robert G.; Healy, Judith; Windsor, Timothy D.; Ross, Lesley; Bartsch, Lauren; Burns, Richard A.; Kiely, Kim; Birrell, Carole L.; Broe, Gerald A.; Shaw, Jonathan; Kendig, Hal
February 2010
International Journal of Epidemiology;Feb2010, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p44
Academic Journal
The article discusses the Dynamic Analyses to Optimize Ageing (DYNOPTA) project aimed at profiling the aging generation of Australia to help the government develop policies regarding healthy aging in the country. The project focuses on dementia and cognition, mental health, sensory function and physical disability and includes risk factors such as medical conditions and social environment based on longitudinal data pool sets. The main strength of the study is the large size of the sample population and multiple variables of measurement.


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