Consortium on Health and Ageing: Network of Cohorts in Europe and the United States

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 242244
EC contribution
: € 11,932,397.99
: 60 months
Starting date
: 01/02/2010
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The CHANCES project uses existing data from 15 cohorts from Europe and United States, in a consortium of 16 partners, whose efforts are channeled through 11 specific Work Packages (WPs) with the ultimate goal of providing new evidence on the health of ageing populations. The project has developed an efficient and flexible infrastructure for conducting pooled or parallel analyses of chronic diseases and disabilities among the elderly, their determinants, and their economic implications, with focus on four groups of determinants and four groups of chronic diseases, as well as overall mortality and disability.

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