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Health and Wellness of the Elderly (SABE) in Bogotá, Colombia, 2012

Principal Investigator:
Carlos Alberto Cano Gutierrez
Institute of Aging, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

This is a cross-sectional study of people 60 years of age and older in the city of Bogotá with a representative sample of 2000 people. The questionnaire included 11 topics: identification and characteristics of the home, the home and the elderly person (s) interviewed; personal and family data of household members; experiences of violence; cognitive area; health condition; characterization and origin of the disability; functional status; medicines, their use and accessibility to health services; anthropometric and execution measures; trajectory of health and disease in the social context (biographical component).

The SABE Bogotá study was sponsored by El Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (COLCIENCIAS) Grant No. 374-2011. Cód. 220354531692, as well as the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. Please acknowledge these funding supports, when you use this study.