Dementia

Dementia parents


LASAD092, LAS2B092
LASAD708

Contact: Hannie Comijs

Background
Persons whose father or mother has had dementia are more likely to develop dementia themselves, although the rate varies considerably. Genes, such as apolipoprotein E (ApoE), do play some role in the development of dementia, but their specific effects are still under study.

Questionnaires
LASAD092 / LAS2B092 (main interview, in Dutch);
LASAD708 (telephone interview, in Dutch)

Variable information
LASAD092 (pdf);
LAS2B092;
LASAD708 (pdf)

Availability of information per wave1:

 

B

C

D

E


2B*

F

G

H



3B*

MB*

I*

Dementia parents

-
-

-
-

Ma
Tel_resp

-
-

Ma2
-

-
-

-
-

-
-

-
-

-
-

-
-

1 More information about the LASA data collection waves is available on:  
http://www.lasa-vu.nl/data/lasa/sampleLASAdatacollection.html

2 Available upon request.

* 2B=baseline second cohort;
   3B=baseline third cohort;
   MB=migrants: baseline first cohort (Under Construction);
   I=Under Construction

Ma=data collected in main interview;
Tel_resp=data collected in telephone interview with respondent

Previous use in LASA
So far, these questions have not been used in scientific articles.