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In 1999 the Swedish Ministry for Social Affairs promoted and supported a national project aimed at monitoring and evaluating the care-of-the-elderly system in Sweden. To achieve these aims, four longitudinal individual-based data collection describing the aging process and encompassing the care system as whole, has been initiated. This project was named The Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC).

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SNAC-K is one of the four subprojects included in SNAC. Ultimate goal of SNAC-K is to understand the aging process, and to identify possible preventive strategies to improve health and care in elderly adults.

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