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Vienna Transdanube Aging “VITA”: study design, recruitment strategies and level of participation

  • P. Fischer
  • S. Jungwirth
  • W. Krampla
  • S. Weissgram
  • W. Kirchmeyr
  • W. Schreiber
  • K. Huber
  • M. Rainer
  • P. Bauer
  • K. H. Tragl
Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission. Supplementa book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 62)

Abstract

The Vienna Transdanube Aging study “VITA” is a prospective, interdisciplinary cohort-study of all 75-years old inhabitants of the 21. and 22, district of Vienna (n = 1,745), which started in May 2000. The study design is described in this paper for the first time.

Keywords

Financial Compensation Subjective Memory Complaint Substantia Innominata Human Figure Drawing Vita Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Fischer
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Jungwirth
    • 2
  • W. Krampla
    • 3
  • S. Weissgram
    • 2
  • W. Kirchmeyr
    • 2
  • W. Schreiber
    • 2
    • 3
  • K. Huber
    • 2
  • M. Rainer
    • 3
  • P. Bauer
    • 4
  • K. H. Tragl
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Psychiatrische Klinik AKHLudwig Boltzmann Institute for Aging ResearchWienAustria
  2. 2.Department of General PsychiatryUniversity Hospital for PsychiatryViennaAustria
  3. 3.Danube HospitalViennaAustria
  4. 4.Institute for Medical StatisticsViennaAustria

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