KP-12 population consists of inhabitants of the Kungsholmen district of Stockholm, born in 1912 or before. The population includes both community-dwelling and institutionalized persons.
Data Collection Event
KP - KP12 - Phase I
The initial screening involved a nurse interview where they sought information on social factors, social network, recreational activities, socio-economic status, residence, activities of daily living, medication and home help services.
The psychological examination included administration of a test of global cognitive ability, the Mini-Mental State Examination. The screening was performed in order to identify possible dementia cases, defined as persons with MMSE scores below 24.
The nurses measured blood pressure, height, and weight, and collected samples.