Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging

Alternate Titles(s): SALSA
UID: 10044

The Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging (SALSA) project tracked the incidence of physical and cognitive impairment as well as dementia and cardiovascular diseases in elderly Latinos in the Sacramento region. The effects of hypertension, diabetes, and other cardiovascular risk factors, such as nutrition and lifestyle factors, were also examined.
1996 - 2008
Geographic Coverage
California - Dixon
California - Roseville
California - Sacramento
California - Woodland
California - Yuba City
Subject Domain
Population Age
Adult (19 years - 64 years)
Senior (65 years - 79 years)
Aged (80 years and over)


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