EpiFloripa Aging Study

Principal Investigator

Eleonora d’Orsi
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Trindade University Campus, 
Florianópolis, Santa Catarina 88040-900, Brazil
Email: eleonora.dorsi@ufsc.br

Data Contact

Eleonora d’Orsi
Email: eleonora.dorsi@ufsc.br


Setting: Florianópolis, Brazil
Start Date: 2009
End Date: -
Participants: 1706 individuals aged 60+ years at baseline
Assessment Schedule: Baseline (2009/2010), second wave (2013/2014)
Measures: (1) MMSE used to categorize cognitive status; (2) medical questionnaire; (3) lifestyle, global functionality and anthropometric variables; (4) screening for depressive symptoms 

Further Information

Further information: Schneider IJC, Confortin SC, Bernardo CO, Bolsoni CC, Antes DL, Pereira KG, et al. EpiFloripa Aging cohort study: methods, operational aspects, and follow-up strategies. Rev Saude Publica. 2017;51:104.