The International Mobility In Aging Study (IMIAS)

Principal Investigator

Ricardo Oliveira Guerra
Department of Physical Therapy, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte – Brazil

Data Contact

Ricardo Oliveira Guerra


Setting: Tirana, Albania; Natal Brazil; Manizales, Colombia; Kingston and Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada
Start Date: 2012
End Date: -
Participants: 2002 individuals aged 65-74 years at baseline
Assessment Schedule: Baseline, 2 years, 4 years
Measures: (1) Leganes Cognitive Test, MoCA (Canada only); (2) physical health, function, and mobility; (3) lifestyle; (4) CES-D depression scale; (5) social and civic participation; (6) blood tests

Further Information

Further information: Gomez F, et al. Cohort Profile: The International Mobility In Aging Study (IMIAS). Int J Epidemiol, 2018, 1393-1393h.