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The Korean Social Life, Health and Aging Project-Health Examination Cohort

 Ju-Mi Lee  ;  Won Joon Lee  ;  Hyeon Chang Kim  ;  Wungrak Choi  ;  Jina Lee  ;  Kiho Sung  ;  Sang Hui Chu  ;  Yeong-Ran Park  ;  Yoosik Youm 
 EPIDEMIOLOGY AND HEALTH, Vol.36 : 2014003, 2014 
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Aged ; Cohort studies ; Korea ; Rural population ; Social determinants of health
The Korean Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (KSHAP) is a population-based longitudinal study of health determinants among elderly Koreans. The target population of the KSHAP are people aged 60 years or older and their spouses living in a rural community of Korea. A complete enumeration survey was conducted in the first wave of the KSHAP on 94.7% (814 of 860) of the target population between December 2011 and July 2012. The KSHAP-Health Examination (KSHAP-HE) cohort consists of 698 people who completed additional health examinations at a public health center (n=533) or at their home (n=165). Face-to-face questionnaires were used to interview participants on their demographics, social network characteristics, medical history, health behaviors, cognitive function, and depression symptoms. Health center examinations included anthropometric measures, body impedance analysis, resting blood pressure measurement, radial artery tonometry, bone densitometry, the timed up-and-go test, and fasting blood analysis. However, only anthropometric measures, blood pressure measurement, and non-fasting blood analysis were available for home health examinations. Collaboration is encouraged and access to the KSHAP baseline data will be available via the website of the Korean Social Science Data Archive (http://www.kossda.or.kr).
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Kim, Hyeon Chang(김현창) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7867-1240
Lee, Won Joon(이원준)
Lee, Ju Mi(이주미)
Choi, Wungrak(최웅락) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3015-2502
Chu, Sang Hui(추상희) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6877-5599
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