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Author (up) Gomez, F.; Corchuelo, J.; Curcio, C.-L.; Calzada, M.-T.; Mendez, F. url  doi
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  Title SABE Colombia: Survey on Health, Well-Being, and Aging in Colombia-Study Design and Protocol Type Journal Article
  Year 2016 Publication Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research Abbreviated Journal Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res  
  Volume 2016 Issue Pages 7910205  
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  Abstract Objective. To describe the design of the SABE Colombia study. The major health study of the old people in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the Survey on Health, Well-Being, and Aging in LAC, SABE (from initials in Spanish: SAlud, Bienestar & Envejecimiento). Methods. The SABE Colombia is a population-based cross-sectional study on health, aging, and well-being of elderly individuals aged at least 60 years focusing attention on social determinants of health inequities. Methods and design were similar to original LAC SABE. The total sample size of the study at the urban and rural research sites (244 municipalities) was 23.694 elderly Colombians representative of the total population. The study had three components: (1) a questionnaire covering active aging determinants including anthropometry, blood pressure measurement, physical function, and biochemical and hematological measures; (2) a subsample survey among family caregivers; (3) a qualitative study with gender and cultural perspectives of quality of life to understand different dimensions of people meanings. Conclusions. The SABE Colombia is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary study of the elderly with respect to active aging determinants. The results of this study are intended to inform public policies aimed at tackling health inequalities for the aging society in Colombia.  
  Address Escuela de Salud Publica, Universidad del Valle, Research Group of Epidemiology and Population Health (GEPH), Cali, Colombia  
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  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  ISSN 1687-7063 ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes PMID:27956896 Approved no  
  Call Number ref @ user @ Serial 97337  
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